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The French 75

The French 75 is a cocktail consisting of gin, champagne, syrup and lemon juice.  It is named after the French 75 mm field cannon, or  165 more words


French 75

The French 75 is another drink which turns up in all the classic cocktail lists. However, I have to say that these are fairly thin on the ground in my native Glasgow. 119 more words


Bastille Day

Short post today.

Happy Bastille Day.

Today we had a cocktail tasting at the bar where I work. Tomorrow we start a new cocktail menu. 33 more words


Friday and a French 75

Dear Friend,

Last night before the opera, I went to Absinthe for dinner and drinks with my friends (by friends I mean 

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French 75 - A Flash Fiction Piece

Another Friday(ish), another flash fiction challenge courtesy of Chuck Wendig. This week’s challenge is to pick the name of a cocktail from a list, and use it as a title for a story. 1,785 more words

Literary Sojourns

Time well spent

Family & friends – what could be better? Being with them at the beach in Manzanita! The “Robin & Bob Memorial Birthday Weekend,” a long-standing family tradition, was celebrated with gusto: delicious food (fabulous dinner at… 51 more words

Drink This: French 75

Anyone who has drank with me on at least a semi-regular basis has seen me go through a number of specific cocktail phases. If we’re going to be completely honest, early college was all about the Red Bull-vodkas. 243 more words