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Classic French 75 Cocktail Recipe

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Sipping a French 75 immediately transforms me into a sophisticated, cocktail dress wearing lady reminiscent of 20's style glamour, even if I'm just at home in jeans and a t-shirt. There is something about this cocktail that exudes class and coolness, which is probably why it is the most fitting cocktail for New Years' Eve!

Classic French 75 cocktail recipe | French 75 watercolor art print by Simply Jessica Marie | SC Stockshop

photo by the SC Stockshop

CLASSIC FRENCH 75 COCKTAIL RECIPE

serves 1

INGREDIENTS

  • 1 lemon
  • 3 tablespoons (or 1 1/2 ounces) of gin
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons (or 3/4 ounce) of fresh lemon juice
  • 1 tablespoon (or 1/2 ounce) of simple syrup
  • 1 cup of ice cubes
  • 1/4 cup (or 2 ounces) of dry champagne (my favorite is Freixenet Brut), chilled

DIRECTIONS

  1. Slice the lemon with a paring knife to form a long, thin spiral. Save this as garnish for your cocktail! Keep the rest of the lemon to squeeze your lemon juice.
  2. In your cocktail shaker, combine the gin, simply syrup, lemon juice, and ice. Shake vigorously for about 20 seconds. 
  3. Strain the cocktail concoction from your shaker into a chilled champagne flute, and top with your champagne.
  4. Curl the lemon peel spiral around your finger to twist it into a 6" garnish. Add to champagne flute, and serve immediately! Enjoy!
Classic French 75 cocktail recipe | French 75 watercolor art print by Simply Jessica Marie | SC Stockshop

photo by the SC Stockshop

If you love making the ordinary days a bit more extraordinary like I do, why not bring a little bit of it into your home decor?

I have officially decided to release an art print from the 2017 Cocktail Calendar each month, featuring the cocktail coordinating with that month from the calendar! The art prints will debut during the first week of each month, making it the perfect way to toast to the start of the month! 

This French 75 watercolor cocktail art print would be the perfect addition to your kitchen or bar cart, darling! It will be right at home next to your oh-so-gorg champagne flutes and collection of gold foil coasters. These art prints are available in 8x10 and 11x14 sizes, perfect for apartments and homes alike.


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