french 75


Named after the powerful French 75-millimeter howitzer cannon, this potent cocktail is made by combining gin or brandy, lemon juice and cracked ice in a glass and filling it with champagne.

From The Food Lover's Companion, Fourth edition by Sharon Tyler Herbst and Ron Herbst. Copyright © 2007, 2001, 1995, 1990 by Barron's Educational Series, Inc.

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