This relative of Jungle Juice incorporates sweet, sweet fruit punch (either Hawaiian Punch or Kool-Aid Fruit Punch, depending on how you roll) to give the cocktail a fruit bowl’s worth of flavor. The bright red party drink looks as potent as it is, but the taste is totally smooth, thanks to a spritz from Sprite (or any other lemon-lime soda you choose) and fresh orange and pineapple juices. You may not taste the booze in this high-octane punch, but you’ll certainly feel its heavyweight hit after a glass or two.
- Pour all of the ingredients into a large punch bowl, spouted beverage dispenser or giant plastic tub.
- Stir to combine.
- Add two trays of ice cubes or a large block of ice to the mix.
- Garnish with lemon and orange wheels, or the sliced fruit of your choice.
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