The French 75 is named after a large 75mm field gun used by the French during World War One that consists of gin, fresh lemon juice, sugar and a quality Champagne.
French 75 Cocktail Recipe
1 tbsp. of lemon juice
1 tsp. of sugar syrup
1 ¾ oz of gin
Add the lemon juice, sugar syrup, and gin into an ice-filled cocktail shaker. Shake well until chilled and then strain into a champagne flute. Top with a little champagne, leave to settle as it will bubble up and then fill up with more champagne. Add a twist of lemon zest as a garnish.