Aug 30, 2022 | Cleveland Wedding DJ

Aug 30, 2022 | Cleveland Wedding DJ

How Much Alcohol To Buy For Your Wedding
Danielle Toth
Buying alcohol for a wedding can be daunting. How do you know how much to buy? A good rule of thumb for the amount of beer, wine and liquor to buy is to assume each guest will consume about two drinks for the cocktail hour and one...

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How Much Alcohol To Buy For Your Wedding
Danielle Toth

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Buying alcohol for a wedding can be daunting. How do you know how much to buy? A good rule of thumb for the amount of beer, wine and liquor to buy is to assume each guest will consume about two drinks for the cocktail hour and one drink per hour every hour after that, according to BrideBox. After that, it’s important to take a look at your guest list. Do you have more beer drinkers than wine drinkers? Does most of your crowd enjoy cocktails? Do you and your crew always order a signature drink? Keep this in mind as you read on, as you may need to tweak the recommendations to fit your guest list.

1. Beer. Beer generally appeals to a wide range of drinkers. The post popular domestic beers include Budweiser and Bud Light, Coors and Coors Light, Trumer Pilsner, Miller and Miller Lite, Blue Moon, Sam Adams, Yuengling, Fat Tire, Shock Top, Sierra Nevada and Michelob Ultra, according to BrideBox. Likewise, the most popular imported beers include Modela, Corona, Heineken, Stella Artois, Newcastle, Amstel Light and Dos Equis. BrideBox also says you can estimate that 100 guests will need about 30 to 40 beers per hour. If your reception is 3 hours long, then you can estimate that you’ll need about 100 beers to accommodate 100 guests.

2. Wine. Next on your list should be wine. Wine Folly recommends dividing the number of guests by 2.15 to determine the number of bottles you need for an event. Additionally, for fall, winter and spring weddings, Wine Folly says people tend to drink more red wine and advises to consider a mix of about 50% of red wine for this type of wedding. For summer and outdoor weddings, however, it recommends a mix of 30% each of red, white and sparkling. Finally, cut your wine bottles by 30% if you’re serving cocktails.

3. Liquor. If you allot for one ounce of liquor per mixed drink, you should aim for three to five liters of popular liquors, such as rum, vodka and gin and one to two liters of whiskey, bourbon and tequila per 100 guests, according to Zola. And don’t forget mixers! Most guests prefer to mix their liquor with non-alcoholic beverages, such as tonic, club soda, ginger ale, soda or orange, cranberry and pineapple juice. 

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Address

4908 Van Epps Rd., Brooklyn Heights, Ohio 44131

Phone Number

(216) - 870 - 4513

Monday - Friday

10AM - 6PM

F.A.Q.

Do I get to meet my DJ?

Of Course! This is your big day, we want you to be comfortable and able to build a rapport with your DJ. We encourage open communication between us and our clients. We can set-up face to face meetings, video calls, and teleconferences.

How do I secure my date?

We ask that when you are ready to book, you give us a signed contract and a $600 deposit. The initial deposit comes off the final balance. After that, you are locked in to your date. Payment plans are available, but we do not require the final balance until a week before your wedding.

Are there any hidden fees?

No. All prices you see include tax, set-up & tear-down, and travel to most places. When paying with credit card there is a 3.8% convenience fee. No fees when paying by check or cash.

Do you work with other vendors?

Yes! While we have partnerships with vendors, we do not require you use them exclusively. You can always book us independently and we’ll ensure that all vendors are on the same page throughout the entire planning process and evening.

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