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    • JillianL47
      CommentAuthorJillianL47
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Mar 6th 2013
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    Apologies if this is the wrong category, I searched for ages for a suitable one and this is the closest I could get.

    Our beer and wine is being supplied for the evening part of the reception, but we need to supply spirits. We have no idea what to get and how many of each to get. There will be about 80 guests in the evening. Can anyone help?

    We're thinking the basics are vodka, rum, whiskey. But are both a bit stuck.
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    • Velcro
      CommentAuthorVelcro
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Mar 6th 2013
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    ive no idea about quantity as people tend to go daft on open bars lol

    erm, southern comfort? I cant actually think of anything else

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    • KatherineR45
      CommentAuthorKatherineR45
      Posted: Mar 6th 2013
     
    Archers is usually quite popular. TBH I think most people are more than happy for it to be a free bar and will put up with their favourite drink not being available x
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    • sarah
      CommentAuthorsarah
      Got married 17 months ago
      Posted: Mar 6th 2013
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    I popped a link to an alcohol calculator for events. It's American so it suggests mixers and things that would be hard to get a hold of in the UK but it should give you a general idea.




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    • Kirstylou86
      CommentAuthorKirstylou86
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Mar 6th 2013
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    Yeah I agree with the above, vodka/whiskey/rum, maybe gin I dunno. But if its free then I tank wine beer and 3spirits is plenty enough choice, and I think it's really really nice your supplying it. X
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    • Mrs Ashman2b
      CommentAuthorMrs Ashman2b
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Mar 6th 2013
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    Had you thought about making up some pitchers of cocktails or punch it would make the alcohol go further and would save on needing lots of different mixers? But i do agree with Katherine i think with an open bar people are generally happy with what they are given.
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    • JillianL47
      CommentAuthorJillianL47
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Mar 6th 2013
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    We're going to have 1 or 2 cocktails available, one's that are special to my h2b and me.
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    • Mon
      CommentAuthorMon
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Mar 7th 2013
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    The venue I am getting married at has drinks package starting at £11/pp. My h2b thinks we should buy 2 bottles of wine and a bottle of pop for each table. The venue's corkage fee is £10/bottle which is rather steep. So I am in between the drinks package and my h2b's idea.




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    • JenniferY90
      CommentAuthorJenniferY90
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Mar 7th 2013
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    I would go with Vodka, whiskey, archers, gin, and maybe a southern comfort or Jack daniels and maybe a bottle of baileys or two. WHen I worked in the pub a lot of the people would start off on larger and then move on to spirits or baileys at the end of the night, I think I would have at least 2 bottles of everything.
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    • JillianL47
      CommentAuthorJillianL47
      Got married 8 years ago
      Posted: Mar 7th 2013
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    Thank you so much for your responses ladies. I shall be sitting down to work it out tonight. Being a very rare drinker I'm slightly out of touch with stuff like this.
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    • FitchMcCombe
      CommentAuthorFitchMcCombe
      Got married 6 years ago
      Posted: Oct 26th 2014
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    Hi ladies, have bumped this old one as I know the mods don't like repetition :-) we're putting our wedding together entirely ourselves as it is at my partner's parents place. Planning to advise guests to BYOB for wine and spirits and are looking to get local craft beers and ciders who we are going to see in the coming week. Planning to do half and half, but how many of each do you think we need for 80 guests?
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    • clairenina
      CommentAuthorclairenina
      Got married 7 years ago
      Posted: Oct 27th 2014
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    we provided a welcome drink, a toast drink, and (it worked out at ) half a bottle of wine per person. The guests had to buy any other drinks ffrom the bar
 
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