Hunch Punch

Drink Type: Punch



Mix all the ingredients on a 5 gallon spout cooler, serve over ice and enjoy!

The word punch probably makes you think of a fun and fruity drink, usually red in color, which is served up to larger crowds at parties and functions. So, that must be what Hunch Punch is, right?

Well, sort of. Hunch Punch is a punch, but it certainly isnít for the kiddies. Itís a tasty concoction of juices, alcohol, and usually Kool-Aid that is definitely for an adults-only good time.

Hunch Punch is usually known by the more well known name Jungle Juice, while in some areas you may even hear it called Purple Jesus. Another name variation for Hunch Punch is Blog. However, it has nothing to do with online journals. The name is used for the drink when it is served to visitors at various science fiction conventions.

Hunch Punch is definitely a favorite found on college campuses across the country. It may take a lot of time and ingredients to make it, but it is definitely worth the time, effort, and money because it not only serves a lot of people, but tastes pretty darned good.

The blend is usually created by mixing massive amounts of alcohol with smaller amounts of fruit juiced and, in some instances, various fruit chunks. While brown alcohols can make the drink rather hard to drink, and beer can make it just plain disgusting, neutral and fruit-based alcohol make it a drink that no one can resist. Add what you like and invite others to do the same to make your Hunch Punch something that everyone will love.


Lisa Winters