College & University students are all too familiar with the ongoing search of finding the perfect mix drink for a pre and/or party. This pursuit usually looks to meet the criteria of ‘budget friendly’ yet ‘able to fill many solo cups’, and ‘tasty’ yet ‘strong enough to get the party going’.

We're here to help, sharing the ULTIMATE RECIPES for the notorious student fave Jungle Juice; a highly potent mixture of juices and alcohol. The less you can taste the booze, the better.

While the art of crafting Jungle Juice is unique to many, XL Lifestyle has cracked the best rum based and vodka based recipes that are both easy on the wallet and guaranteed crowd favourites. Grab a cooler or big plastic container and you’re ready to go.


WHAT YOU NEED:

RUM JUNGLE JUICE

1 Bottle Malibu Coconut Rum

1 Bottle Parrot Bay Pineapple Rum

1 Bottle White Rum

1 Bottle Blue Curacao

3 Litres of Orange Juice

2 Big cans of Pineapple Juice

3 Oranges, 1 Pineapple, or any fruit that’s about to expire in your fridge

Ice and Water, to taste

Serves up to 50 Guests.

OR

VODKA JUNGLE JUICE

3 Bottles Cheap Vodka

1Litre of  Grain Alcohol (ex. Everclear)

2 Cans Limeade Concentrate

2 Litres of Sprite

3 L Hawaiian Punch OR 2 Cans of Kool Aid

2 Litres of Orange Juice

3 Oranges, 1 Pineapple, or any fruit that’s about to expire in your fridge

Ice and Water, to taste

Serves up to 60 Guests.


WHAT YOU DO:

  • Grab your plastic cooler or container
  • Chop up the fruit and dump slices in
  • Empty those bottles!
  • GET LIT

PRO TIPS:

  1. Ask guests to bring a bottle to add to the mix to save costs
  2. Depending on the size of your serving tub or crowd you may want to double the recipes.