Kir royal

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Kir royal
TypeWine cocktail
Base spirit
Standard drinkware
Champagne flute
Commonly used ingredients
  • Add the crème de cassis to the bottom of the glass, then top up champagne.
NotesA recipe can be found at the International Bartenders Association website as a variation of the Kir.[1]

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


  1. ^ "KIR". 29 April 2021.
  2. ^ 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"
  3. ^ 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."