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The drink is merely a souped-up glass of bubbly. There are many variants. The version we use is:
1/2 oz Cointreau (or triple sec if you're on a budget)
1/2 oz fresh-squeezed lemon juice
1 oz of gin (or cognac)
Champagne to top
Mix and add to a champagne or wine glass. Top with champagne, prosecco, or any white sparkling wine. Briefly stir. Enjoy.
The drink's history dates back to the Lafayette Escadrille in WW I. The drink was named after the famous French 75mm artillery piece: