Kir Imperial Cocktail

Kir Imperial Cocktail

The Spruce / Julia Hartbeck

Prep: 5 mins
Cook: 0 mins
Total: 5 mins
Serving: 1 serving
Nutrition Facts (per serving)
133 Calories
0g Fat
8g Carbs
0g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1
Amount per serving
Calories 133
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 0g 0%
Saturated Fat 0g 0%
Cholesterol 0mg 0%
Sodium 6mg 0%
Total Carbohydrate 8g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 0%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 0mg 0%
Calcium 11mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 84mg 2%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This kir imperial recipe takes the classic black currant and Champagne cocktail and freshens it up with sweet-tart raspberry liqueur. This colorful cocktail with subtle berry flavor is a perfect choice to serve at sophisticated, retro-style soirees.

This kir imperial recipe makes 1 serving.

“Kir Imperial is a beautiful, celebratory drink! The raspberry liqueur lend a delicious fruity overlay to the champagne. I imagined only the women at my gathering would enjoy this but indeed men did too! Add this to your next brunch, dinner or afternoon gathering. Cheers!” —Mary Jo Romano

Kir Imperial Cocktail/tester image
A Note From Our Recipe Tester


  • 1/2 ounce Chambord, or raspberry liqueur, more to taste

  • 4 ounces Champagne, or sparkling wine

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Kir Imperial Cocktail ingredients

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  2. Add the raspberry liqueur to a Champagne flute.

    Add the raspberry liqueur to a Champagne flute

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  3. Pour the Champagne over it and serve immediately.

    Kir Imperial Cocktail in a Champagne flute

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