# how much liquor to buy for a party of 50

How much alcohol do you need for 50 guests? For a 4 hour party with 50 guests, you will need approximately200 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鈥檛 serving wine, plan on 120 cocktails.

• ### How much alcohol do I need for a 50 party?

• 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鈥檛 serving wine, plan on 120 cocktails. How much alcohol do you need for 100 guests?

• Nonalcoholic beverages: Assume guests will drink two servings in the first hour and one for each additional hour of the party. If the weather is warm, expect guests to drink a bit more.

• ### How much wine do you need for a cocktail party?

• 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. Then, to be safe, increase that amount by about 25 percent.

• ### How many drinks do you need for a 2 Hour Party?

• If it will be served throughout a two-hour cocktail party or dinner, plan on three glasses per person. Spirits and mixers: One 750 ml bottle of liquor will serve 15 drinks. Plan on three drinks per person during a two-hour cocktail party.