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Kir

Kir cocktail with white wine and creme de cassis

This classic French drink has a long history under its original name (“Vin Blanc Cassis”), but it achieved global fame after World War II. The mayor of Dijon, France – Canon Felix Kir, a celebrated resistance fighter during the war – served this to countless diplomats and heads of state in the postwar years. The folks he served came home with a taste for what they called “Kirs,” and a family of cocktails was born.

Ingredients

Instructions

Build in the order given in a wine glass or champagne flute. Garnish with a lemon twist if you have it.

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We downloaded the app after seeing it as one of the top posts on /r/cocktails, and we've been playing around with it and adding our ingredients to the list. While it's not an all inclusive list of ingredients (missing some creme de ), it's a solid overall app and tosses out some truly spectacular recipes based on what you have in your liquor cabinet. Minor quibbles for an otherwise fantastic application!
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