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New Brut Release + Sparkling Cocktail: French 75

4704 State Route 414
Burdett, NY 14818
  • Presented By: Damiani Wine Cellars
  • Recurrence: Recurring daily
  • Location: Damiani Wine Cellars
  • Time: 10:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Price: Normal tasting fee applies.

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Stop by the tasting room this weekend and sample the new release 2014 Brut Méthode Champenoise and a cocktail made from it: The French 75.

We are featuring Finger Lakes Distilling “Seneca Drums Gin” in the cocktail.

Here’s the recipe in case you want to make it at home:

French 75:

Ingredients: 1 oz Gin, 1/2 oz Lemon juice, 2 Dashes Simple syrup, 2 oz Damiani Brut Méthode Champenoise

Preparation: Combine gin, simple syrup, and lemon juice in a cocktail shaker filled with ice. Shake vigorously and strain into an iced champagne flute. Top up with Brut. Stir gently.  Garnish with lemon twist.

Drinkware: Champagne flute

Served: Straight up; without ice


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