Originally created in 1915 the French 75 is a perfect drink for a hot summer day. Just keep in mind, like its namesake, it kick licke a 75 mm Howitzer.
2 oz. Gin
2 tsp sugar
1 oz Lemon Juice
5 oz Champagne
In a highball glass mix gin, sugar and lemon juice, stir until sugar has dissolved. Add ice, top with champagne and garnish with a twist of lemon.