Drunk Jenga Drinking Game – What is it and what are the rules?

Did you know that you can turn Jenga into an epic drinking game for a small or big group of people. After a few beers, will your hand be steady enough to play or will you cause the Jenga tower to fall over? You’ll have to play Drunk Jenga / Drinking Jenga to find out.

Drunk Jenga Drinking Game – What is it and what are the rules?

Jenga is a classic game that puts your balance and soft touch to the ultimate test. It’s a great game to play with friends, family, co-workers, etc. But why not step up the challenge by playing Drunk Jenga?

What is Drunk Jenga?

Drunk Jenga is a drinking game that takes the classic game Jenga and adds a booze-y twist to it which makes the game a little more challenging. This is a great drinking game to play at parties and truly see who is a Jenga master.


How to Play the Drunk Jenga Drinking Game


What You’ll Need to Play Drinking Jenga:

  • Jenga Blocks

  • A Sharpie

  • Beer (or your drink of choice)


Drunk Jenga Drinking Game Setup:

  1. Write rules on the Jenga blocks: Drunk Jenga is mostly like regular Jenga but with a twist! To start, take your Jenga pieces and write a different rule, dare, game etc. on each block.
  2. Set up Jenga blocks: After all your Jenga pieces have a different rule on them, JengaSetupset your blocks up just like regular Jenga. Put down 3 blocks side-by-side, then stack 3 more blocks on top of that row but the opposite way. Continue this pattern until you’ve used up all your Jenga blocks and have created a tall Jenga tower.


Drunk Jenga Gameplay:

Simply play Jenga as you always would. Take turns pulling out blocks, before putting the block back on top, the player must complete the task/rule that is written on the piece.

What happens if you knock the tower down during Drunk Jenga?

Be careful! If you tip over the Jenga tower, you must finish your drink! Then, set it up and play again!


Jenga Drinking Game Block Rule ideas:

The great thing about Jenga is that there endless rules / dares that you can choose to put on your Jenga blocks. It’s your game so write whatever you want!

If you’re struggling to come up with tasks to write on your blocks, here are some suggestions to help with your decision making. This list of rules are only suggestions to help with your rule decision making. Use our favourite card rules, check out some classic popular Sociables card rules, or come up with your own creative sociables rules!

2 Truths & A Lie:

If the other players guess the lie, you must drink. Otherwise, they drink.

4 Eyes:

All people with glasses on must drink.


Play the whole round speaking in an accent of your choice. If you fail to keep up with the accent, take a drink.


Refill everyone’s drinks immediately.


Sing a song for the group or chug a full drink.

King’s Cup:

Every player will pour a little of their drink into the same cup. You must drink it.


Play your next turn with your non-dominant hand.

Made You Blink:

Have a staring contest with someone else. Loser drinks.

Old Man:

Oldest person drinks.


The other players will make you a shooter to drink. They can be nice and make you something tasty, or maybe they are searching for revenge and will make you the opposite.


Take of one item of clothing and keep it off for the entire game.

Tall Tale:

Tallest person drinks

The Real Slim Shady:

You must play the rest of the game standing up.


Have you thought of more rules but already wrote on all your jenga pieces?

Flip ’em over and write more Drunk Jenga rules on the other side!

Struggling to come up with more rules for your Jenga game? Check out our Sociables Drinking Game article and steal some Sociables rules for your Jenga pieces!


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