French 75 – The Lazy Bartender

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We are celebrating the Birth of Champagne today, and Kate (The Lazy Bartender) is mixing up a special drink called the "French 75".

All it takes is four ingredients:
1 ounce gin or Cognac
1/2 ounce Cointreau orange liqueur
1/2 ounce lemon juice
Champagne

Pour the lemon juice, gin, and Cointreau into a cocktail shaker with ice cubes, then shake well. Strain into a chilled Champagne flute (or a glass tumbler as Kate prefers). Carefully fill with Champagne.

The Lazy Bartender comes out on select major alcohol related holidays and features Kate Bowyer mixing cocktails with 4 or less ingredients - because, you know, she's the Lazy Bartender and more than 4 is just too much.