Kir Royal

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Kir royal
Kir Royal.jpg
Type Wine cocktail
Primary alcohol by volume
Standard drinkware
Flute Glass.svg
Champagne flute
Commonly used ingredients
  • Add the crème de cassis to the bottom of the glass, then top up champagne.
Notes A recipe can be found at the International Bartenders Association website.

Kir Royal is a French cocktail, a variation on Kir. It consists of crème de cassis topped with champagne, rather than the white wine used in traditional Kir.[1][2][3] The apéritif is typically served in a flute glass.[1]


  1. ^ a b The Classic Champagne Cocktail - Kir Royale Fits Everyone Archived 2014-02-09 at the Wayback Machine. "Glass: Flute (champagne), Wine glass … fill it with your champagne or sparkling wine"
  2. ^ KIR from IBA, "KIR Before Dinner Cocktail 9 cl Dry White Wine 1 cl Créme de Cassis Pour Créme de Cassis into glass, top up with white wine. For Kir Royal: Use champagne instead of white wine."
  3. ^ Graham, Colleen. "Kir".