Kir Royale

from The Craft of the Cocktail

  • Champagne
  • .25 ounce Crème De Cassis
  • Lemon Peel (Garnish) (Optional)

Pour the Cassis into the bottom of a champagne glass and fill with champagne. Garnish with the lemon peel, if using.

Dijon is the official home of the black-currant liqueur Cassis, and the drink Kir is named after a former mayor of Dijon, Canon Delix Kir.