Easy Tailgating Punch

Citrus and berry concentrates make this pleasingly refreshing. Ginger ale turns the fruity blend into a bubbly sensation, especially when the ale is well chilled and added just before serving.

Easy Tailgating Punch
Photo: Jason Donnelly
Prep Time:
10 mins
Total Time:
10 mins


  • ½ 12 ounce can (3/4 cup) frozen citrus blend juice concentrate, thawed

  • ½ 12 ounce can (3/4 cup) frozen berry blend juice concentrate, thawed

  • Orange slice halves (optional)

  • 1 2 liter bottle ginger ale, chilled

  • Ice cubes


The day before:

  1. In a 1/2-gallon insulated jug combine citrus juice concentrate and berry juice concentrate. Cover and chill overnight.

Tailgate day:

  1. If desired, add lemon slices, orange slice halves to juice mixture. Tote juice mixture in the chilled jug. Tote ginger ale and ice cubes in an insulated cooler.

  2. At the tailgating site, slowly pour ginger ale down the side of the jug; stir gently. Serve juice mixture at once over ice cubes.

Must-have equipment:

1/2-gallon insulated jugInsulated cooler

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

101 Calories
26g Carbs
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 12
Calories 101
% Daily Value *
Sodium 13mg 1%
Total Carbohydrate 26g 9%
Total Sugars 21g
Vitamin C 28.9mg 145%
Calcium 10.1mg 1%
Iron 0.9mg 5%
Potassium 55mg 1%

*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.

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