Drink Calculator

As easy as 1. 2. 3.
1. Drink Calculator
Estimate that most guests will consume two drinks in the first hour and then one drink for each additional hour. 

Length of event   Number of guests x  drinks per person  = Total drinks

       2 hrs                           20           x              3                =    60


2. To anticipate your serving needs, consider the occasion and what your guests prefer. 

Drink Preference               Wine            Spirits              Beer

Preference                         50%               30%                 20%
Guests= 20                        10                 6                     4


3. Estimate that most guests will consume two drinks in the first hour and then one drink for each additional hour.

                                         Wine            Spirits              Beer


Guests x                             30                 18                   12
Drinks                             Servings        Servings          Servings 


Servings
Per Bottle                             5                  16               6-pack   

What You                             6                   2                    2
Need                                 750 ml         750 ml           6-packs
                                         bottles          bottles
                                          
Note: Wine and beer only event for 20 people = 8 bottles of wine and four six packs. 



Serving Sizes
A case of wine = 60 servings (5 oz glass)
A case of sparkling/Champagne = 90 servings (3 oz glass)
Vodka 1.75L = 39 servings (1.5 oz)
Tequila 1.75L = 39 servings (1.5 oz)
Rum/Gin/Whiskey 750L = 16 servings (1.5 oz)
15.5 gallon keg = 164 servings (12 oz glass)