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The ultrasmooth French 75 cocktail is named for an equally ultrasmooth 75-millimeter artillery cannon used in World War I. In this version, the alluring blend of gin and sparkling wine gets an aromatic herbal lift from celery-infused syrup.

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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Combine sugar and water in a small saucepan. Bring to a simmer over medium heat, stirring until sugar is dissolved. Remove from heat; add celery leaves. Let syrup cool. Pour through a fine sieve into a bowl; discard leaves.

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  • To assemble each cocktail, combine 1 tablespoon celery syrup, 1 tablespoon lemon juice, and 1/2 ounce gin in a Champagne glass. Top off with wine; gently stir to combine. Garnish with celery leaf and lemon rind or twist; serve immediately.

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19 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 1
  • 4 star values: 3
  • 3 star values: 5
  • 2 star values: 10
  • 1 star values: 0