Recipe Tag: champagne

Recipe

FRENCH 75 SPRITZ

The origins of the French 75 (or soixante-quinze) are, like a night out on the classic combination of Champagne and gin with a twist of lemon, a little muddled. Most stories put its beginnings in the 1920s, as perhaps a livelier incarnation of a Tom Collins (gin, soda water and lemon juice). This recipe is somewhere in between the two, with both Champagne and soda water invited to the party. The result is a little softer and less boozy, able to be sipped all afternoon.

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