# FAQ: How Much Beer To Buy For A Party?

## 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). If you aren’t serving wine, plan on 120 cocktails. How much alcohol do you need for 100 guests?

## How many cases of beer should I buy for a party?

It depends on how long your party is. Based on a three-hour party, purchase 100 beers for a crowd of light drinkers (two beers per person), purchase 200 beers for average drinkers (four beers per person) and 300 beers for a crowd of heavy drinkers (six beers per person).

## How do you calculate alcohol 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).

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## What is the most popular beer for a party?

Here are the top 20 most popular beers in America, according to YouGov research:

• Guinness – popularity 51%
• Heineken – popularity 49%
• Corona – popularity 49%
• Samuel Adams – popularity 44%
• Budweiser – popularity 41%
• Blue Moon – popularity 41%
• Coors – popularity 39%
• Miller – popularity 39%

## How many bottles of Prosecco do I need for 50 people?

How many bottles of Prosecco / Champagne for 10 guests: 2 bottles. for 20 guests: 4 bottles. for 25 guests: 5 bottles. for 50 guests: 10 bottles.

## How do you stock a bar for a party of 100?

Full bar – Beer, wine and liquor:

1. 100 (guests) x 5 (hours) = 500 drinks.
2. 500 x 0.33 = 170 beers or 7 cases of beer or one ½ barrel sized keg.
3. 500 x 0.33 = 150 glasses of wine, /5 glasses per bottle= 37 bottles of wine.
4. 500 x 0.33 = 150 mixed drinks, /39 servings per 1.75 bottle = four 1.75ml bottles liquor.

## How much alcohol do you need for a party of 25?

For your 25 friends, you’ll need enough beer, wine, and liquor to serve about 113 drinks.

## What alcohol is best for a party?

If you plan on having a self-serve bar, stock up on the usual staples of:

• vodka.
• whiskey.
• tequila.
• white rum.
• gin.
• scotch or bourbon.

## How many bottles of wine do you need for 200 guests?

200 GUESTS: 140 bottles of wine. 350 bottles of beer. 30 bottles of liquor (750 ml) 40 bottles of champagne for toast (optional)

## How many cans of soda do I need for a party of 50?

For a group of 50 people: 150 cans of soda.

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## How many kegs of beer do I need for 150 people?

“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 many cans of beer are in a keg?

There are approximatly 165 cans (12oz) beers in a standard 15.5 gallon keg.

## Is it OK to just serve beer and wine at a wedding?

If you and your partner don’t drink but your friends and family do (and you’re not opposed to alcohol), it’s nice to have a little bit of booze available, even if it’s just beer and wine. If you feel strongly about not having any alcohol available at all, you can definitely skip it. 5