- 1 shot gin
- 1/2 shot freshly squeezed blood orange juice or grapefruit juice
- 1/4 shot sugar syrup
- ice cubes
- Methode Cap Classique
- 1 maraschino cherry, to garnish
In a cocktail shaker, shake the gin, orange juice and sugar syrup with ice and strain into a chilled champagne flute.
Top up with a good, crisp Méthode Cap Classique and garnish with a maraschino cherry.
Named for a type of field weapon, the original French 75 has its roots in 1920s wartime Paris. This rendition packs a sweeter punch by using the juice of blood oranges, rather than the traditional lemon juice, to produce a sweet, tart and totally drinkable cocktail that’s an all round classic.
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