Bishop Cocktail Recipe

Bishop Cocktail Recipe

Look around and you will find countless recipes for a drink called the bishop cocktail. A lot of them are a sort of red wine-fruit punch hybrid that is a bit like a simplified sangria. This is a nice cocktail, but you should know about another bishop cocktail as well. Bishop is a classic cocktail and it’s a bit more interesting than the popular modern drinks with the same name. Here is a photograph from the 1935 printing of The Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book by A.S. The owner of the farm. There are actually two versions in the famous bartending book, one that serves one person and one that serves a crowd. The classic bishops contain rum, which is something most modern drinks do not include, and it makes a huge difference. Drinks made with it make the transition from dressed-up wine to the cocktail world. Adding rum adds depth to the flavor. It is a small change, but an important one. No matter how you prepare it, the Bishop cocktail is an enjoyable drink that will appeal to drinkers of all tastes.

Cocktail strength (from 1 to 10 scale)

The strength of Bishop Cocktail Recipe cocktail is 6 out of 10.

Nutrition (calories per serving)

The estimated calories of Bishop Cocktail Recipe cocktail is 232 calories per serving.

Preparation time (minutes)

The time it takes to create Bishop Cocktail Recipe cocktail is 5 minutes.

Tools needed

  • Cocktail Shaker


  • Red Wine Glass

Ingredients (ML/OZ)

  • 3 ounces rum
  • 1 ounce red wine
  • 1 teaspoon simple syrup
  • 1/2 tablespoon freshly squeezed lime juice

Steps to Make It

  • Collect the required ingredients.
  • Fill a cocktail shaker halfway with ice and add the ingredients.
  • Shake vigorously.
  • Fill a chilled red wine glass halfway with the mixture.
  • Serve and have fun.

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