Sage French 75

 Sage French 75 is light and herbaceous and a fancy twist on the classic prosecco and gin French75.

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Sage French 75 was created in honor of gin and prosecco lovers – who love a quick cocktail.

The French 75, or Soixante Quinze, is already the perfect drink.  It is as French as the come, with gin mixed with citrusy lemon juice and topped with bubbles. It’s all about the bubbly gin! Sage French 75 is not only super fancy but also stupid simple to make. Be sure to serve in a champagne flute with a lemon rind on the rim and (optional) a sage leaf for garnish.


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Sage-infused simple syrup is the secret ingredient in Sage French75.

All of my cocktails have a bit of simple syrup as a non-boozy base. Simple syrup is sugar water that is mixed and boiled on the stove top. Once the sugar dissolves, steep for 30 minutes, depending on the herb.

I LOVE using this base in my formula because it’s a great foundation for other flavors and herbs, such as ginger (see here!), mint or, in this case, sage.  Simply follow the same recipe for simple syrup, add herbs and let them do the work!

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Sage French75 is for a toast to all things new and the jolly hostess twist will beat the end of holiday scaries.

NYE is all about toasting the past year, the upcoming year and our dear friends.  And this fancy cocktail is the perfect cheersing partner.  Be sure to make the toast count by taking note of the past, what we have to look forward to in 2018 and how our loved ones will always be by our sides.  I would love to hear your NYE toasts! Comment below.

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With my Sage French75 in hand, The Jolly Hostess toast is below!:

To the previous year, full of growth and new connections.

To the year to come, full of opportunity and excitement.

And to my loves – my followers turned friends – for their support through it all.

Sage French 75, cocktail, recipe, new orleans, variations, drink, classic, martini, champagne, prosecco, gin, lemon, twists, france, how to make, holiday

Sage French 75, cocktail, recipe, new orleans, variations, drink, classic, martini, champagne, prosecco, gin, lemon, twists, france, how to make, holiday

Sage French 75, cocktail, recipe, new orleans, variations, drink, classic, martini, champagne, prosecco, gin, lemon, twists, france, how to make, holiday

Need more cocktail ideas? See Killer Cozies and Spicy Watermelon Cocktail.

Have a wonderful New Years and definitely play my FAVE Auld Lang Syne song from Sex & the City. It is calming, lovely and beautiful – all I wish for you this New Years!

If you love this recipe, follow this link to get #thejollyhostess recipes right in your inbox. 

Cheers!

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Sage French75 is light and herbaceous and a fancy twist on the classic prosecco and gin French75.
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Course Cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
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Sage Simple Syrup
Lemon Rind
Course Cocktail
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Servings
serving
Ingredients
Sage Simple Syrup
Lemon Rind
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Instructions
  1. Pour the first three ingredients, along with ice, into a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake.
  3. Fill glasses and top with prosecco.
Sage Simple Syrup
  1. Add sugar, water and sage leaves to medium-sized pan. Bring to a broil.
  2. set to medium heat. Let simmer until sugar has dissolved.
  3. Take off heat and let sit for 30 minutes.
  4. Remove sage leaves and refrigerate. Simple syrup is good for 2 weeks, covered in the fridge.
Lemon Rind
  1. Using a rind peeler, make several strips of rind. Cut in half if needed. Let sit until ready to use. Curl the rind around your finger and press. Place on rind of champagne flute.
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