How do you do a bar at a wedding?
5 Tips for a Low-Cost DIY Wedding Bar
- Figure out how much alcohol you’ll need.
- Serve one or two signature drinks or just your favorite liquor with mixers.
- Hire a bartending student to serve.
- Buy from a brewery or vineyard and serve beer and wine only.
How much should I budget for alcohol at my wedding?
While the average cost of alcohol at a wedding is around $2,500, having drinks at your reception can cost a lot less. The women we spoke to spent half that or less, while still serving up beverages that aligned with their visions for their big days.
How do you serve alcoholic drinks at a wedding?
The general rule is one bar and two bartenders per 100 guests. If you’re having an intimate event, you can get away with two guys serving drinks. If you’re having a massive wedding with everyone you’ve ever met, you’ll have to call in the cavalry!
Is it OK to just serve beer and wine at a wedding?
Beer and wine only is fine. It would also work fine to add in one or two signature drinks. But, the formality of the wedding is not just about what guests wear. A “very formal” wedding should really include a full bar.
Is it tacky to have a BYOB wedding?
As with so many things wedding-etiquette, there’s no hard and fast rule. For an intimate wedding in your backyard? Depending on your community, BYOB could work just fine. That said, if you’re trying to save money, generally it’s easier to go for a dry wedding or a limited bar (punch only!
What is a dry wedding?
A dry wedding is simply a wedding without alcohol. The couple may choose not to serve alcohol for various reasons, from religious to financial.
How much alcohol do you need for 200 guests?
|1-2 hours||60 bottles of wine||180 bottles of beer|
|3-4 hours||100 bottles of wine||300 bottles of beer|
|4+ hours||120 bottles of wine||360 bottles of beer|
How much is alcohol for a wedding of 200?
200 GUESTS: 140 bottles of wine. 350 bottles of beer. 30 bottles of liquor (750 ml) 40 bottles of champagne for toast (optional)
Who pays for the booze at a wedding?
Bride and family pay for all professional services, including food and decorations. Groom’s family pays for the DJ or band and liquor.
Is it rude to not serve alcohol at a wedding?
You can still have a fun reception without boozy beverages. From signature cocktails to flutes of Champagne, alcoholic beverages flow freely at most wedding receptions. But some couples may forgo the booze and have a dry wedding instead, often for religious, financial, or personal reasons.