Buying Alcohol for Your Next Gathering

Ok so you're having an event and you've decided to serve drinks, specifically - alcohol. Now- the next question is, "HOW MUCH DO I BUY!!!??" Use these number tips and tricks to ensure that you don't run out of libations or end up with enough liquor to send it home as party favors.  P.S. Don't do that.   Champagne:      1 case (12 fifths) serves 50 people (82 drinks).  A champagne fountain will operate with as little as 3 bottles of champagne as much as 5 gallons.  Liquor:       Plan on approximately two drinks per hour, per person.  There are 21 to 28 drinks per quart of liquor.  A standard event bar today is stocked with Vodka, Scotch, Gin and Bourbon.  Punch:      One gallon of punch serves approximately 24 persons (32- 3oz drinks with ice).  Cocktail napkins:      Plan approximately two to three napkins per person for a three hour party.  Coffee:      One pound of coffee serves 60 to 80 cups.  Is your head spinning from the numbers? Simple solution: book a consultation with Fashioned Events for your next gathering and we'll ensure your the hostess with the mostest!

Ok so you're having an event and you've decided to serve drinks, specifically - alcohol. Now- the next question is, "HOW MUCH DO I BUY!!!??" Use these number tips and tricks to ensure that you don't run out of libations or end up with enough liquor to send it home as party favors.  P.S. Don't do that. 

Champagne:
     1 case (12 fifths) serves 50 people (82 drinks).  A champagne fountain will operate with as little as 3 bottles of champagne as much as 5 gallons.

Liquor: 
     Plan on approximately two drinks per hour, per person.  There are 21 to 28 drinks per quart of liquor.  A standard event bar today is stocked with Vodka, Scotch, Gin and Bourbon.

Punch:
     One gallon of punch serves approximately 24 persons (32- 3oz drinks with ice).

Cocktail napkins:
     Plan approximately two to three napkins per person for a three hour party.

Coffee:
     One pound of coffee serves 60 to 80 cups.

Is your head spinning from the numbers? Simple solution: book a consultation with Fashioned Events for your next gathering and we'll ensure your the hostess with the mostest!