Iowa's Rapid Creek Cidery makes this fizzy, lemony gin cocktail with cider replacing the French 75's traditional champagne.

Source: Midwest Living


Ingredient Checklist


Instructions Checklist
  • In an ice-filled cocktail shaker, combine gin, lemon juice and simple syrup. Cover and shake until very cold. Strain into a chilled champagne glass. Top with cider. Garnish with a lemon twist.


*Simple Syrup:

In a screw-top jar, combine equal amounts of sugar and water. Cover and shake well until sugar is dissolved.

Nutrition Facts

160 calories; 0 g total fat; 0 g saturated fat; 0 g polyunsaturated fat; 0 g monounsaturated fat; 0 mg cholesterol; 5 mg sodium. 77 mg potassium; 15 g carbohydrates; 0 g fiber; 14 g sugar; 0 g protein; 0 g trans fatty acid; 31 IU vitamin a; 8 mg vitamin c; 0 mg thiamin; 0 mg riboflavin; 0 mg niacin equivalents; 0 mg vitamin b6; 4 mcg folate; 0 mcg vitamin b12; 6 mg calcium; 0 mg iron;