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Manhattan Kir Royale

France's famous kir royale (black-currant liqueur and Champagne) meets the Manhattan, a classic cocktail of whiskey, vermouth, and bitters.

  • yield: Makes 1


  • 1/2 ounce sweet vermouth
  • 1 teaspoon creme de cassis
  • Splash of Angostura bitters
  • 4 ounces chilled Champagne
  • Garnish: white currants


  1. Step 1

    Combine vermouth, creme de cassis, and bitters in a Champagne coupe or flute. Top with Champagne. Garnish with currants.

Martha Stewart Living, December 2010