French 21 | Recipe

How to make this family-friendly drink for your holiday party.
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French 21 by Debbi Peek of Southern Wine & Spirits

 

Kids' mocktail: French “Under” 21
2 ounces fresh lemon sour*

2 ounces white grape juice

Club soda
Lemon twist garnish

 

1. In a shaker with ice, combine lemon sour and white grape juice; shake hard.
2. Strain into a champagne flute and top with club soda.

3. Garnish with a lemon twist.

 

Adult cocktail: French 21 (twist on a French 75)
Omit club soda from mocktail and add:
1 ounce gin

Sparkling wine

 

1. In a shaker with ice, combine gin, lemon sour and grape juice; shake hard.
2. Strain into a champagne flute and top with sparkling wine.

3. Garnish with a lemon twist.

 

* To make fresh lemon sour:
Shake equal parts fresh lemon juice and simple syrup. Simple syrup can be made by stirring equal parts sugar and water until sugar is dissolved.

 

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