Meyer Lemon French 75

First poured in a Paris bar in 1915, the French 75 is a delicious mix of Champagne, gin, lemon juice and sugar.
Course Drinks
Cuisine French
Prep Time 5 minutes
Total Time 5 minutes
Servings 1 cocktail


For the Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup

  • Juice of 1 Meyer Lemon (about 3 tablespoons)
  • 2 tablespoons superfine sugar

For 1 French 75 Cocktail

  • 1 ounce Gin
  • 1/2 ounce Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup
  • 2 ounces Champagne


To make the Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup:

  • In a small bowl, whisk Meyer lemon juice and sugar until sugar has dissolved. (Makes enough syrup for 4 cocktails)

To make one French 75 cocktail:

  • Fill a cocktail shaker with ice and add 1 ounce Gin and 1/2 ounce Meyer Lemon Simple Syrup. Shake well and strain into a Champagne glass and top with Champagne. Stir gently and serve.