French 76 Cocktail

French 76 Cocktail

  • Prep: 5 min
  • Cook Time:
  • Total: 5 min
  • Serving: 1 Serving

The better the sparkling wine or champagne used in this blend, the better this drink will taste. Serve this cocktail, named after the famous French World War I Artillery piece, the 75mm howitzer, at your next cocktail party.


  • 3/4 ounce vodka
  • 1/4 ounce lemon juice
  • dash grenadine
  • dash simple syrup
  • sparkling wine or champagne
  • Lemon twist to garnish


  1. Place a champagne glass in the freezer for 5 minutes to chill.
  2. Pour the vodka, lemon juice, grenadine and simple syrup into a cocktail shaker filled with ice, and shake vigorously for 30 seconds to combine.
  3. Strain the mixture into the prepared glass, top with the sparkling wine and garnish with the lemon twist. Serve immediately.

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