Kir Royale Cocktail

Difford's Guide
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Serve in

Flute glass

Garnish:

Seasonal berries (blackcurrants)

How to make:

POUR cassis into glass and TOP with champagne.

1/2 fl oz Giffard Cassis Noir de Bourgogne
4 Top up with Brut Champagne
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AKA:

Kir Pétillant

Review:

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

Variant:

Kir Aperitif

History:

A sparkling version of the Kir Aperitif 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.

See our Kir and Kir Royale page for a more detailed history.

Nutrition:

43 calories

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