French 75 is a timeless gin cocktail that packs all the right flavours and delectable effervescence. It’s refreshing, bright and citrusy to the palate. Mix it up for a weekend indulgence or to raise a toast for a special celebration the French 75 cocktail is sure to please even the most discerning taste buds.
The cocktail recipe of French 75 is a careful blend of flavours, each ingredient comes together with its unique and delicious taste. This cocktail recipe features the finest Tanqueray London Dry Gin, fresh lime juice, and simple syrup. Topped up with champagne, French 75 is a gin cocktail that you have to try at least once.
Tanqueray London Dry is a well-balanced gin and one of the most awarded gins in the world. The distinctive flavours of piney juniper and citrus create a burst of freshness. Surprisingly, Tanqueray London Dry Gin is distilled with only four botanicals - juniper, coriander, angelica root and liquorice. Yet it offers a rich and aromatic flavour profile that’s a treat to the senses. Tanqueray London Dry gin is a perfect base for any-time gin cocktails.
The history of the French 75 cocktail dates back to the early 1900s. Legend has it that the French 75 cocktail packed a kick that felt like being shelled with the powerful French 75mm field gun. Thus the cocktail name. This gin cocktail is perfect for any occasion or celebration. The simple cocktail recipe and delightful flavours make it a go-to choice for mixing cocktails at home.
Grab a cocktail shaker and fill it with ice. Ice is an essential aspect of cocktail mixing as it helps in chilling and diluting the ingredients. It also aids in enhancing and balancing the flavours of the drink.
Using a cocktail jigger or a measuring cup, measure and pour 45ml of Tanqueray London Dry gin, 30ml of freshly squeezed lime juice and 15ml of simple syrup into the shaker. Using suitable measuring tools ensures that you use the right quantities of the ingredients and craft a well-balanced cocktail.
Shake the ingredients vigorously until the surface of the shaker feels chilled.
Using a cocktail strainer, strain the mixture into a chilled champagne flute.
Top up the drink with champagne or sparkling wine.
Twist a lemon peel ove the drink to release its essential oils and use it as a garnish.
Serve and enjoy!