## How do you calculate drinks for a party?

During a party, plan one bottle for every two guests. Beer: Estimate that guests will drink about 12 ounces (one bottle) every half hour to hour during the party. Cocktails: Allow 1-1/2 ounces of liquor for each drink. A 750-milliliter bottle (fifth) makes about 16 drinks.

**How do you calculate alcohol for an event?**

The math. Most guests will have two drinks in the first hour and one per hour after that. So for a two-hour event multiply the number of guests by three, and so on, to determine the number of drinks you’ll need to serve.

### How do you calculate one drink?

What is a standard drink?

- 340 mL bottle of light beer (3.7% alcohol) = 0.7 standard drinks.
- 355 mL can of extra strength beer (8% alcohol) = 1.7 standard drinks.
- 500 mL can of cider (4.5% alcohol) = 1.3 standard drinks.
- 750 mL bottle of wine (12% alcohol) = 5.3 standard drinks.

**How many drinks do you need for a party of 100?**

It turns out, there is a magic formula when it comes to calculating the amount of drinks you’ll need for your wedding, sort of: Plan for at least one drink per person per hour. (So for a six-hour wedding with 100 guests, you’ll need roughly 600 drinks.)

#### How much alcohol do I need for 30 guests?

1. Consider your guest count: our rule of thumb is you should plan for one drink per person, per hour of the party (so, if you are having a 30 person party for two hours, you would plan to serve 60 drinks total).

**How many bottles of water do you need for a party of 100?**

100 guests: 20 bottles.

## How much alcohol do I need for 60 guests?

How Much Alcohol Do You Need For 40 Guests?

Product (750 ml Bottles) | Red wine, domestic |
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10–30 Guests | 1 |

30–40 Guests | 2 |

40–60 Guests | 3 |

60–100 Guests | 3 |

**What is the ratio for mixed drinks?**

The Golden Ratio Get a perfectly flavor-balanced cocktail with the bartender’s golden ratio of 2:1:1. That means, 2 parts spirit, 1 part sweet, and 1 part sour. First, you’ll begin with 2 parts of your spirit of choice: vodka, gin, rum – what have you.

### How much is a standard drink?

In the United States, one “standard” drink (or one alcoholic drink equivalent) contains roughly 14 grams of pure alcohol, which is found in: 12 ounces of regular beer, which is usually about 5% alcohol. 5 ounces of wine, which is typically about 12% alcohol. 1.5 ounces of distilled spirits, which is about 40% alcohol.

**How do I stock a bar for a party of 50?**

For a party of 50 guests, that translates to between 12 and 13 dozen beers, 9 dozen mixers and 20 bottles of wine. You can add two bottles of cordial (orange and lime are generally the most popular), a bottle of bitters, and some fruit juice options to diversify the choices without adding too much stock.

#### How do you calculate wedding drinks?

Here’s the basic wedding alcohol calculator equation:

- Guest Count x Length of Reception = # of Drinks.
- Wine + Beer: 75% Wine, 25% Beer.
- Wine + Beer + Liquor: 50% Wine, 20% Beer, 30% Liquor.
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**How much beer do I need for 50 guests?**

80 beers

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). If you aren’t serving wine, plan on 120 cocktails.

## How do I choose the right beverages for a party?

You should select beverages based on your menu and type of party. However, it will give you a hint as to what the volume of drinking should be if you offer a variety. Who’s behind the bar: If you plan to hire a bartender, a full bar will be manageable.

**How do you plan a good cocktail party?**

Here are a few reliable rules of thumb that will help you plan: For a cocktail party where you plan to have only wine and perhaps champagne, set out one bottle for every two guests, served every two hours. Calculate one drink per average drinker per hour.

### How many drinks do you need to throw a party?

Here’s the formula behind the party drink calculator: Let’s assume you are throwing a 4 hour party for 250 guests. In other words, you will need 250 guests x 4 hours = 1000 drinks. Now, let’s assume you will serve beer, wine, and mixed drinks. BEER: How Much Do You Need? 40% of all party drinks are beer. So you will need to use:

**How do you calculate the number of drinks for a party?**

As a general rule, assume guests will have two drinks during the first hour of the party, and one drink every hour after that. Number of guests x Estimated number of drinks per guest = Total number of drinks. Next, figure out how you want to divide those drinks among wine, beer and liquor, depending on the crowd you’re serving.