HOW TO MAKE A FRENCH 75

The French 75 is a sophisticated cocktail blending the elegance of champagne with the botanical richness of gin. Key to its exquisite taste is Pacific Rails American Gin, known for its unique flavor profile.
  1. Prepare the Base:
    _ In a cocktail shaker, combine 1 ½ oz of Pacific Rails American Gin, ¾ oz of fresh lemon juice, and ½ oz of simple syrup.
    - Fill the shaker with ice and shake vigorously until well chilled.
  2. Strain and Top Up:
    - Strain the mixture into a champagne flute.
    - Top up the glass with champagne or dry sparkling wine.
  3. Garnish and Serve:
    - Gently stir to combine.
    - Garnish with a lemon twist, expressing the oils over the drink and adding it to the glass.

THE PERFECT INGREDIENTS FOR A FRENCH 75

The French 75 is a classic cocktail that combines the elegance of champagne with the botanical complexity of gin. For a truly exquisite French 75, the choice of gin is crucial, and Pacific Rails American Gin, with its unique blend of botanicals, offers a distinct and refined flavor profile that complements this cocktail beautifully.

Ingredients:

  • 1 ½ oz Pacific Rails American Gin
  • ¾ oz Fresh lemon juice
  • ½ oz Simple syrup
  • Champagne or a dry sparkling wine
  • Lemon twist for garnish

In addition to the gin, the quality of the champagne or sparkling wine is vital. Opt for a dry variety that will balance the sweetness of the syrup and the tartness of the lemon juice.

SERVING SUGGESTIONS

While the classic French 75 is a marvel in itself, Pacific Rails American Gin’s unique character allows for some delightful variations:

  1. Herbal Infusions:
    - Infuse the simple syrup with herbs like lavender or rosemary to complement the botanicals in the gin.
  2. Citrus Variations:
    - Experiment with different citrus juices like lime or grapefruit for a twist on the traditional lemon.
  3. Sparkling Wine Choices:
    - Try different types of sparkling wines to find the one that best suits your taste. A brut rosé can add a lovely color and a slightly different flavor profile.
  4. Bitters:
    - A dash of bitters can add an additional layer of complexity to the cocktail.

LAST ADVICE

When it comes to crafting a perfect French 75, nothing beats Pacific Rails American Gin. Its robust flavors perfectly complement the crispness and effervescence of champagne, resulting in a refreshing and sophisticated taste that is simply unrivaled. This classic cocktail is not only versatile but also perfect for any celebration or special occasion. So why settle for anything less than the best? Mix up a French 75 with Pacific Rails American Gin today and experience the ultimate in taste and elegance.

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