Kir Royale Cocktail

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Ingredients

Barware

Flute
Measuring jigger

Nutrition

53 Calories

Styles & Flavours

Times, Seasons & Occasions

Kir Royale Cocktail image

Serve in

Flute

Garnish:

Seasonal berries (blackcurrants)

How to make:

POUR cassis into glass and TOP with champagne.

12 fl oz Giffard Cassis Noir de Bourgogne
Top up with Brut Champagne
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AKA:

Kir Pétillant

Comment:

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

Origin:

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.

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