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Thirst-Day – How to make a French 75 cocktail



  • 2 oz. of cognac or gin
  • 1 oz. of freshly squeezed lemon juice
  • 2 teaspoons of sugar
  • Champagne or sparkling wine
  • Lemon peel for garnish
  • Maraschino cherry for garnish
  • Ice cubes
  • Champagne flute or highball glass
  • Cocktail shaker


  1. Fill up the cocktail shaker with ice cubes.
  2. Put the gin/cognac, lemon juice, and sugar in the cocktail shaker, and shake it for until it’s well chilled. This should roughly take about 15 seconds.
  3. Strain the mixture into a champagne flute or highball glass.
  4. Top off the drink with champagne. Stir the beverage gently, then garnish it with lemon peel and a cherry.