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Gin? A little bubbly? What's not to love.

UPDATE: This makes a great punch for a party if you don't want to mix drinks all night. Start with 8 oz. of lemon juice and simple syrup, 16 oz. of gin and a full bottle of champagne to round it out.

Brandon Herring

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Step 1: Cocktail Ingredients for a French 75

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Let's make sure you've got all the ingredients you need.

2 oz. gin
1/2 oz. simple syrup
1/2 oz. fresh lemon juice
4 oz. sparkling wine

Step 2: Preparation

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In a mixing glass combine gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice. Add ice and shake vigorously. Strain into a cocktail glass and top with bubbly. Garnish with lemon peel.