“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.

## How much beer do I need for 150 people wedding?

150 GUESTS:

**266 bottles of beer**. 22 bottles of liquor (750 ml) 30 bottles of champagne for toast (optional)

## How many beers do I need for 150 guests?

150 guests

1-2 hours | 45 bottles of wine | 135 bottles of beer |

3-4 hours | 75 bottles of wine | 225 bottles of beer |

4+ hours | 90 bottles of wine | 270 bottles of beer |

## How many drinks do you need for a party of 150?

For a 4 hour party with 150 guests, you will need approximately **600 drinks**: 240 beers, 216 glasses of wine (44 bottles) and enough for 144 individual cocktails (amounts will depend upon what type of cocktail you serve). If you aren’t serving wine, plan on 360 cocktails.

## How much beer do I need for my wedding?

If beer is served at your wedding reception, the general rule is to have **one beer per guest per hour of the party**. To calculate the number of beers put in the number of beer drinkers and the number of hours the reception will last.

## How do you calculate drinks for a wedding?

To figure out how many bottles you need, just **divide the number of liquor drinks needed by 16** to be safe. Remember that for each bottle of liquor, you will need to figure in about 1 quart of mixers for every 3 guests or for every bottle of liquor figure in 3 bottles of mixers.

## How much should you budget for alcohol at a wedding?

Your costs can vary quite a bit based on the venue and alcohol package you choose. 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.

## Is it cheaper to buy your own alcohol for a wedding?

Almost 80% of couples pay for alcohol at their wedding according to an Easy Weddings poll. … If you’re having a more casual backyard style wedding, then **it’s easier and cheaper to provide alcohol for** your guests, but you need to think about how much to buy.

## How many beers are in a half barrel?

Keg Sizing Information

on the brewery, beers are kegged in various size containers, as follows: 1/2 barrel = 15.5 gallons = 124 pints = **165 12oz bottles** – (Full Size Keg) 1/4 barrel = 7.75 gallons = 62 pints = 83 12oz bottles (Pony Keg)

## How do you calculate beer and wine for a wedding?

To figure beer and wine consumption for a 3 to 4 hour reception, here’s a good guideline… **Beer – figure 4 to 6 beers total for each of your beer drinkers**. Wine – figure 3 to 5 glasses of wine for each of your wine drinkers.

## How many cases of beer do I need for 50 people?

Fully Stocked Bar

Guests | 10-25 | 35-60 |
---|---|---|

Cordial | 2 | 2 |

Beer (bottles/cans) | 50 | 80 |

The Mixers (2-liter bottles) | – | – |

Club soda/seltzer | 3 | 4 |

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

Typically, **200 cans of soda** are enough when you have 100 guests for an hour (1). The length of the party will determine the number of cans you should add. For every additional hour, add another can per guest.

## How do you calculate drinks for a party?

It’s a lot easier than calculating how much alcohol to get for a party. The formula is short and simple – all you to do is make sure that every guest has a drink for every hour of the party, plus one extra in case they want more. So the formula is: **# of soft drinks = # of guests * (party duration in hours + 1)** .