French 75

Last Modified: 10/17/07
First Published: 03/18/07
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 | French "75" Champagne Cocktail

8 ounces gin

8 ounces orange liqueur, such as Cointreau or triple sec

1 lime, juiced

4 dashes orange bitters

8 sugar cubes

1 bottle Champagne, chilled

Pour gin, orange liqueur, lime juice, and bitters into a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake well to blend. Put a sugar cube into a Champagne flute. Strain about 2 ounces of the gin mixture into the glass. Carefully top it off with Champagne