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French Sailor Cocktail Recipe

Welcome to our exclusive exploration of the French Sailor, a cocktail that promises to tantalize your taste buds and elevate your mixology experience. Whether you’re a cocktail enthusiast or a curious beginner who likes Cointreau, Absolut Citron, or Sugar, this drink might impress.

Table of contents:

  1. Description
  2. Ingredients
  3. Instructions
  4. Nutrition
  5. Shopping list
  6. Related Cocktails
  7. FAQ
  8. Conclusion

French Sailor Cocktail Description

The French Sailor falls under the Ordinary Drink and Alcoholic categories, making it a perfect choice for those who appreciate a drink with character. Served in Any Glass, this drink tastes exquisite and presents itself visually appealing.

The French Sailor is not just a cocktail, it’s an art form. With 3 ingredients including Cointreau, Absolut Citron, Sugar, it invites you into a world of exquisite flavors and textures. This cocktail stands as a symbol of creativity and sophistication. Enjoy similar experiences with cocktails like Limeade, Rum Sazerac, Midori Hack.

French Sailor Ingredients

A great cocktail starts with the right ingredients. For the French Sailor, you will need the following:

US Metric
  • 1 part Cointreau
  • 1 part Absolut Citron
  • 1 cube Sugar
  • 1 part Cointreau
  • 1 part Absolut Citron
  • 1 cube Sugar

Each component in this cocktail plays a vital role in creating the unique flavor profile of this drink.

How to Make a French Sailor Cocktail

Preparation time: 5
Total time: 10

Creating the French Sailor cocktail is an art in itself. Follow these steps for the perfect outcome:

To craft this exquisite cocktail, begin by gently stirring the following ingredients: 1 part Cointreau, 1 part Absolut Citron, 1 cube Sugar. Serve with the recommended garnish and savor every sip. The process is as enjoyable as savoring the drink itself.

Nutrition Facts for the French Sailor Cocktail

Calories Fat Carbs Protein
300.0 0.0 75.0 0.0

Please note that the figures in the table for French Sailor are only approximate values, as for each raw material, the manufacturers use different ingredients to make their products. A general value has been used based on the ingredients (which may be substituted) to calculate the nutrition results in this recipe. The values shown are per serving.

Shopping List for the French Sailor Cocktail

To prepare this cocktail, ensure you have these items on your shopping list: Cointreau, Absolut Citron, and Sugar.

Quality ingredients are key to the perfect cocktail, French Sailor.

Interesting Facts

The ingredients used in the French Sailor cocktail are also found in many other drinks. This list shows how many times each ingredient is used in the recipes and what proportion of each ingredient is used in the cocktail descriptions on our Cocktails recipe & Drinks site.

Used Ingredient Applied % of Total Cocktails
Cointreau 151 times 0.92%
Absolut Citron 90 times 0.55%
Sugar 689 times 4.21%

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French Sailor FAQ

  • Q: How do you make the French Sailor Cocktail?
  • A: Follow the detailed instructions above to mix the perfect French Sailor.
  • Q: What ingredients do I need for the French Sailor?
  • A: The ingredients include Cointreau, Absolut Citron, and Sugar, all of which contribute to its unique taste.
  • Q: Which is the best glass for the French Sailor cocktail?
  • A: In our experience, Any Glass is the best match for this drink. This glassware appears 1088 times in our mixing recipes, resulting in 6.65% of the cocktailing instructions.


The French Sailor cocktail is more than just a drink; it’s a sensory journey. From its intricate blend of flavors to its elegant presentation, this cocktail is a testament to the art of mixology. Whether you’re hosting a party or enjoying a quiet evening, the French Sailor is the perfect addition to any occasion.