The Story Behind The Blueberry 75

This spin on the French 75 — a great classic cocktail — will have you dreaming of picking fresh berries in rolling fields. The blueberry simple syrup gives it a pretty color, and can also be added to sparkling water for a sweet, fruity kick.

Ingredients

  • 1 ounce gin
  • ¾ ounce blueberry simple syrup (recipe follows)
  • ¾ ounce lemon juice
  • 2 to 3 ounces Champagne
  • Edible flower for garnish (optional)

Directions

  1. Add gin, blueberry simple syrup, and lemon juice to a cocktail shaker.
  2. Shake to combine, and then strain into a Champagne flute.
  3. Top with Champagne and garnish with edible flower, if using.

Blueberry Simple Syrup Directions

  • 1 cup blueberries
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 cup water

Blueberry Simple Syrup Directions

  1. Add all ingredients to a medium saucepan over medium-high heat.
  2. Simmer until sugar is dissolved, stirring occasionally.
  3. Let the syrup cool, and then strain out solids.
  4. Store, covered, in the refrigerator.
The Blueberry 75 Recipe