French 75

Gin and Champagne make a bubbly wonderful duo, which is why this classic cocktail is always a good idea.

RECIPE 

Makes 1

Combine gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Fill shaker with ice, cover, and shake vigorously until outside of shaker is very cold, about 20 seconds.

Strain cocktail through a Hawthorne strainer or a slotted spoon into a large flute. Top with Champagne; garnish with lemon twist.

INGREDIENTS

2 ounces London dry gin

¾ ounce fresh lemon juice

¾ ounce simple syrup

2 ounces Champagne

Long spiral lemon twist (for serving)