The nicest thing to happen between France and the US since the Statue of Liberty – the French 95:
- 2.00 ounces Buffalo Trace bourbon
- 0.75 ounce lemon juice
- 0.50 ounce cane sugar syrup
- Dry champagne
Short shake all the ingredients (except the champagne) with three ice cubes, then strain into a fizz glass with two ice cubes. Top with champagne. No garnish.
I’m not sure why they jumped from 75 to 95 when naming it, but combining bourbon and champagne is a wonderful marriage. This is kind of like the Collins family of drinks with champagne added for fizz instead of soda.