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Kir Royale

kir royale cocktail
Image: / Tim Nusog

The best-known Champagne cocktail, the Kir Royale, turns any glass of bubbly into a special occasion.


  • 1/2 ounce crème de cassis
  • dry Champagne or other sparkling wine, to top
  • Garnish: lemon twist


  1. Pour the crème de cassis into a Champagne flute.

  2. Top with the sparkling wine.

  3. Garnish with a lemon twist.