# FAQ: How Much Beer And Wine For 100 Guests?

## How much beer and wine do I need for 100 guests?

A safe estimate would be 75% wine and 25% beer. Say, for example, you’re having 100 guests at a four-hour reception, then you’d buy enough for 300 servings of wine and 100 servings of beer.

## How much wine do I need for 100 guests?

So, for 100 guests, you would need 200 glasses (at two glasses each), which translates into 34 bottles. There are 12 bottles in a case, so you’ll need three cases (36 bottles).

## How much beer do you need for 100 guests?

Full bar – Beer, wine and liquor:

100 (guests) x 5 (hours) = 500 drinks. 500 x 0.33 = 170 beers or 7 cases of beer or one ½ barrel sized keg. 500 x 0.33 = 150 glasses of wine, /5 glasses per bottle= 37 bottles of wine. 500 x 0.33 = 150 mixed drinks, /39 servings per 1.75 bottle = four 1.75ml bottles liquor.

## How much should I budget for beer and wine at my wedding?

For a full open bar with premium liquors, The Knot puts the average cost at \$4,147, while an open bar limited to cheaper spirits averages \$2,550. And while this is the costliest option for most couples, it’s also the most popular — 56% of couples opt for an open bar wedding.

## How much is an open bar for 100 guests?

Limited beer choices and house wine (plus soda and juice): \$15-\$20 per person. Full bar with limited beer choices and house wine (plus soda and juice): \$20-\$35 per person. Full bar with premium brand liquor with domestic and imported beer choices and house wine: \$35-\$40 per person.

## How much is an open bar for 200 guests?

Here’s what you need to stock a full open bar for a wedding of 200 guests and approximately how much it’s going to cost: 140 bottles of wine = \$1,400. 350 bottles of beer = \$1,750. 30 bottles of liquor (750 ml) = \$900.

## What type of wine should I serve at my wedding?

Lighter wines such as Sauvignon Blanc and Pinot Noir work best with warm, outdoor, daytime weddings while heavier wines like Chardonnay and Cabernet Sauvignon work better with indoor, fall and winter weddings.

## How much should you spend on alcohol for a wedding?

According to an internal study, the average amount of money spent on a reception bar/liquor was \$2,300. It might seem like a big chunk of change, but most couples deem it as a worthy expense, especially after they see their guests sipping signature cocktails and having fun on the dance floor.

## What kind of wine should you serve at a wedding?

Two wines that go very well with many different types of foods and that can be served year-round are Sauvignon Blanc (also known as Fume Blanc) for a white and, among reds, Pinot Noir. Both of these are lighter in body and less fruity than Chardonnay, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Merlot.

## How much beer do I need for 50 guests?

For a 4 hour party with 50 guests, you will need approximately 200 drinks: 80 beers, 72 glasses of wine (15 bottles) and enough for 48 individual cocktails (amounts will depend upon what type of cocktail you serve).

## How much beer do I need for 100 people Wedding?

TOTAL: So to recap, for 100 guests you would need: 70 bottles of wine. 175 bottles of beer.

## How many kegs do I need for a 150 person wedding?

“If you plan on about one drink per hour per guest for a 150-person reception that lasts 5 hours, you’d need around 750 drinks.” So that would mean, if you’re only serving beer, you could use up to six kegs or nearly 30 24-packs of bottles or cans.

## Who pays for alcohol at weddings?

Reception. Bride and family pay for all professional services, including food and decorations. Groom’s family pays for the DJ or band and liquor.

## How much is an open bar for 150 guests?

Let’s look at an example to help – lets say you have 150 people at your wedding. It is always better to overestimate than to come up short so lets say the average person consumes 6 drinks. That means 900 drinks will be consumed at an average cost of \$5 each. Your open bar budget should be \$4500 in this example.

## How can I save money on alcohol for my wedding?

1. Have a Limited Bar. Keep it simple with the essentials: wine, beer and a signature drink.
2. Have a Brunch or Lunch Reception.
3. Serve Only Wine and/or Beer.
4. Serve Only a Signature Drink.
5. Save the Good Stuff for Toasts.
6. Serve One or Two Expensive Spirits.