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Making Great Cocktails at Home - Episode 2 - The French 75

This week on Making Great Cocktails at Home, in honor of our warmer weather, Tony’s shaking things up by teaching you how to make a French 75, with bonus lessons on using a Boston Shaker and how to make simple syrup! Enjoy great cocktail with a kick, like the gun it was named after! Stay tuned each week as Tony covers a new cocktail!


  • 1oz Fresh Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 1oz Simple Syrup
  • 2oz Gin
  • Sparkling Wine

Tools Used:

Chill your serving glass with ice. Squeeze 1 oz fresh lemon juice into your mixing glass. Then add 1oz simple syrup, and 2 oz of gin. In the body of the mixer, add ice until it is 2/3rds full. Pour the drink into the tin and lock the glass inside the body of the tin. Shake vigorously for several seconds. Remove ice from the Fizz glass. In your Fizz Glass, pour sparkling wine until the bubbles reach the top. Place the Julep Strainer over your mixing tin and pour the drink out into the serving glass.