The Kir cocktail was named for Felix Kir, a French Catholic priest. He was also the mayor of Dijon and was admired for his active role in the French Resistance.
The classic Kir is made of crème de cassis and dry white wine. The renowned Kir Royale is crème de cassis (black currant liquor) or Chambord (raspberry liqueur) mixed with Champagne. This timeless cocktail graces brunch menus around the world.
Add some sparkle to your next brunch!
- 1 Tbsp crème de cassis or Chambord
- 5 ounces Brut Champagne, chilled
Number of servings: 1
Pour the crème de cassis into a fluted glass. With the glass tilted slightly, pour the champagne in slowly.