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
Manhattan Kir Royale

Source: Martha Stewart Living, December 2010

Ingredients

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

Directions

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

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