How Much Alcohol Do I Need At My Event?

ChampagneAggregateHeader The big elephant in the room before an event...Everyone wants to know, but no one wants to ask...Will there be booze? If the answer is yes, the next question is...How much alcohol should I buy? Here’s a helpful guide just for you! Wine: We recommend having 1 bottle of wine for every 2 guests every 2 hours. Mixed Drinks: One drink per person per hour. If your guests are heavier drinkers, get enough mixed drinks for your guests to have 1.25 drinks per hour. Beer: 1.5 beers per person per hour. Smarty Party Tip 1: If you are on a tight budget, make a party punch or signature drink. These require less alcohol and will give you more bang for your buck! Smarty Party Tip 2: Having a champagne toast? Try filling your guests champagne flutes half full. This way you will only use 1 bottle of champagne for every 8-10 guests and save money by doing so. Need further guidance? Ask our Smarty Care experts at 314.431.5400 or info@smartyhadaparty.com.
Back to blog