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Cranberry Cocktail: Cranberry French 75

The Cranberry French 75 Is the perfect cranberry cocktail for the fall weather. London Dry Gin, Cranberry Simple Syrup, and Brut Champagne make this a great Thanksgiving Cocktail or Christmas Cocktail.

Course Cocktails
Cuisine American, English, French
Keyword Champagne Cocktails, Christmas cocktails, Cranberry Cocktails, Fall Cocktails, French 75, Gin Cocktails, Thanksgiving Cocktails
Total Time 1 minute
Servings 1 Cocktail

Ingredients

For The Cocktail

  • 1 Ounce London Dry Gin
  • 1/2 Ounce Cranberry Simple Syrup
  • 1/2 Ounce Freshly Squeezed Lemon Juice
  • 4 Ounces Champagne

Instructions

  1. Place a lemon twist in a champagne flute.

  2. Shake gin, cranberry simple syrup, and lemon juice with ice until chilled, about 15 seconds. Strain into the champagne flute. Top with champagne. Finish the drink by dropping a couple of frozen cranberries into the glass.

Recipe Notes

*Yields 1 1/4 cups
**Cranberry simple syrup will keep in the fridge for up to 3 weeks.

The recipe makes 1 cocktail. 1 (750ml) bottle of champagne will make 6.

1 batch of simple syrup will make 20 cocktails. If you are making this for a party (like Thanksgiving) buy 4 bottles of champagne. You will have leftover champagne, which is never a bad thing.