Kir Royale

Difford's Guide
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Serve in a

Flute glass

Garnish:

Seasonal berries (blackcurrants)

How to make:

POUR cassis into glass and TOP with champagne.

1/2 fl oz Giffard Noir de Bourgogne Cassis
4 fl oz Brut champagne or sparkling wine
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AKA:

Kir Pétillant

Review:

Champagne replaces Bourgogne Aligoté white wine in this 'Royal' rendition of Mayor Canon Kir's classic apéritif. Easy to make, easy to drink.

Variant:

Kir Aperitif

History:

A sparkling version of the Kir Apéritif which is thought to have first been mixed in 1904 at Café George in Dijon, France. It is named after Canon Félix Kir who promoted the mixture while Mayor of Dijon.
Kir and Kir Royale history

Nutrition:

One serving of Kir Royale contains 121 calories.

Alcohol content:

  • 1.1 standard drinks
  • 11.72% alc./vol. (23.44° proof)
  • 15.8 grams of pure alcohol
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