Serve in aCoupe glass
Lemon zest twist (discarded) & star anise
How to make:
SHAKE all ingredients with ice and fine strain into chilled glass.
|1 1/3 fl oz||Avallen Calvados|
|2/3 fl oz||Rutte Dry Gin|
|1/6 fl oz||Giffard Grenadine syrup|
|2 dash||La Fée Parisienne absinthe|
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Like the gun this cocktail is named after, this small drink packs a hell of a punch, and to ensure it does, MacElhone calls for a couple of dashes of absinthe in place of the lemon juice used in earlier Soixante-Quinze (Seventy-Five) recipes. The result being a dry spirituous drink.
Adapted from a recipe in Harry MacElhone's 1926 book Harry's ABC of Mixing Cocktails.
More information on the history and variants of the French 75 can be found on our page.
There are approximately 158 calories in one serving of 75 Cocktail (MacElhone's 1926 recipe).