Recipe: Shake it up with a French 75 cocktail from Porter’s Gin

With Chapelton hosting its first drinks tasting event of the year, Aberdeen-based spirits firm Porter’s Gin is serving up a recipe for one of its favourite cocktails, the French 75.

Packed with a punch of gin, the refreshing taste of lemon and a dash of champagne, this is the perfect cocktail to enjoy with friends and family as the days get brighter and warmer. We’d love to see you share your results with Porter’s Gin on Instagram and Facebook. Those attending the Chapelton drinks evening will have the chance to try Porter’s Gin and their cocktails firsthand.

‘The French 75’

Makes one glass


  • 20ml Porter’s Gin
  • 20ml lemon juice
  • 5ml sugar
  • Top off with champagne


Cut the lemon in half and squeeze into your cocktail shaker

Carefully measure out the sugar and gin then add to your cocktail shaker

Attach the shaker lid and shake well for 20 – 30 seconds

Serve in a flute and top with champagne. Enjoy!

(Optional: Garnish with lemon peel to add an extra burst of flavour)

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