Most brides and grooms want their wedding to be a perfect celebration of their union and will therefore go to great lengths to make it the event of a lifetime. However, planning the guest beverages may have you asking the two biggest questions about establishing a wedding bar: how much liquor and mixers are necessary and the costs associated with the setup and service. Therefore, today on the blog, Lincoln Road Package Store shares expert tips on stocking the bar at your wedding so that you can ensure your guests are happy. Once you finalize your RSVP list, feel free to visit our location at 2800 Lincoln Road, Suite A, in Hattiesburg, MS, so that we can help you gather everything you need for your big day.
Purchasing the perfect amount of alcohol for your wedding requires the consideration of multiple factors. First, consider your guest list size, reception length, and the possibility of an after-party. Then, think about those likely to partake in consuming an alcoholic beverage. Finally, you can estimate how much or little liquor you need. Below are some wedding bar aspects to consider that could impact the cost when preparing for your event.
When planning how much alcohol to purchase for your wedding, crucial information is how many drinks one bottle can serve. Below is an outline to help you buy the correct amount for your big day.
Another factor that can determine how to stock a wedding bar it’s deciding the type of bar you prefer. With four major wedding bar types: open, limited, and cash, you can create a solution catered to your preferences. Below is a deeper description of each bar type.
Our talented staff at Lincoln Road created a list of everything you need when stocking your wedding bar for a guest list of 100 attendees. Feel free to adjust quantities higher or lower based on your guest list size.
|Beer: Five to six cases||Tonic: One case|
|Whiskey: One liter||Club soda: One case|
|Bourbon: One liter||Cranberry juice: Two gallons|
|Gin: Two to three liters||Orange juice: One gallon|
|Scotch: Two liters||Grapefruit juice: One gallon|
|Rum: Two liters||Ginger ale: One case|
|Vodka: Six liters||Triple sec: One liter|
|Tequila: One liter||Lime juice: One gallon|
|Red wine: Two cases||Sparkling water: Two cases|
|White wine: Three and a half cases||Bottled water: Three cases|
|Dry vermouth: One liter||Diet Coke: Two cases|
|Sweet vermouth: One liter||Coke: Two cases|
|Champagne: One to one and a half cases (Include 18 additional bottles for a champagne toast)||Sprite: One case|
When you are ready to stock your wedding bar, visit Lincoln Road Package Store. Our friendly staff is prepared to work with you to help you plan your wedding bar. If you have questions, please call (601) 268-3677 or email email@example.com.