How to Make a Kir Cocktail

Cocktails have many types and they are famous all around the world but French cocktails are always considered the best ones. Kir cocktail is one among the very pleasing French cocktails that is made with some portion of crème de cassis and white wine.

They are so many other variants of kir cocktail and all of them use different types of wines and alcohols as a toping. The Kir cocktail is mostly used as an appetizer drink before the main meals. The drink was originally called as blanc-cassis but later it was associated to Felix Kir, the mayor of Dijon. He used to offer this drink to the delegations visited him after the end the Second World War.

The sole purpose of him was to boost the economy of his area and at start; he gave the license to use his name to one of the local producer of Crème de Cassis. However, later he allowed everyone to use his name for the production of this cocktail. Now days you can buy this cocktail at any place but it is also easy to make at home.

Therefore, if you are planning to make it by yourself, then go through this simple yet elegant recipe to make Kit cocktail.

Preparation Time: 10 minutes
Serving Size: 01
Utensils: Wine glass and Stirrer
– 1/4 oz) creme de cassis
– 2 ¼ oz) dry white wine
– Ice Cubes as Required
– Blueberry or lemon wedge for garnishing – optional


  • 1

    Take a wine glass and place the ice cubes in it.

  • 2

    Top the ice cubes with 1/4 oz of creme de cassis and 2 ¼ oz of dry white wine.

  • 3

    Now, gently stir the cocktail for few seconds until all ingredients mix well.

  • 4

    Your refreshing Kir cocktail is all set; garnish it with blueberry or lemon wedge and serve immediately.

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