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Mixtape Mixed Drinks: French 75 Cocktail Recipe

When I think about the music that goes with a French 75 I’m thinking jazz, I’m thinking cocktail party, I’m thinking sophisticated–but not too literal.

French 75 cocktail recipe

A French 75 is traditionally served in a Champagne flute, but that doesn’t mean it doesn’t taste marvelous sipped from a Mixtape Glass.

The Drink:
1 ounce gin
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup
2 ounces Champagne

Add gin, lemon juice, and simple syrup to a cocktail shaker filled with ice and shake. Strain into glass, then top with Champagne.

The Playlist:
1. I Love Paris–Frank Sinatra
2. Over the Rainbow–Ben Webster
3. You don’t Know Me–Ray Charles
4. J’etais Une Fille–Camelia Jordana
5. Nightingale Sang in Berkley Square–Harry Connick, Jr.

Written by heather

Heather is the Senior Merchandising Coordinator. With a passion for great new designs, she oversees the process as new products enter the UncommonGoods assortment. She loves to read--fiction, nonfiction, blogs, and cereal boxes. She's anti murder, cancer and mean people; she's pro kittens, babies and world peace.

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