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Did anyone do just beer, wine and a signature drink? I've found great online sources for just beer and wine and full open bar. But I can't find anything for this situation. I feel like not as many signature mixed cocktails would be consumed as the total number of cocktails at an open bar. Did that even make sense?So basically what I'm asking is how many servings of signature drink did you have compared to the size of your guest list? Thanks!
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    edited December 2011
    We are doing this, but our guest list is predominant heavy beer drinkers. We are doing a bar tab of $150 for sig drinks (which are $3.50 apiece) and when that runs out, if it does, the bartender will ask Dad. I doubt many will have the signature drink, but we gave it a fun name, so I wanted it at the bar. I'm guessing we will go through at least 3 kegs for 120 guests (150 invites have yet to be sent, so I am just guessing on numbers)
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    edited December 2011
    I'm having a hard time estimating which guests like which alcohol. Like our college friends: given an open bar, they would go with hard liquor all night. But they also drink a fair amount of beer, and might veer that way if only one mixed drink is offered. Gah! I was thinking of just having it pre-mixed, so the bartenders don't have to do any mixing. (This conjures terrible "jungle juice" connotations for me, though.) So I thought I could just figure out how many servings would be in one "batch" and when it's gone, it's gone. But then I would feel bad if people wanted more. :/
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    edited December 2011
    Well what we are doing is kegs and wine all night, and then signature cocktail for a set amount, plus any NA drinks for everyone. If that doesn't satisdfy our alcohol hungry guests, they can pay for their own bar drink for $2 a drink. That was our solution to the problem. It's a winter wedding in a snow belt, and I didn't want to be responsible (mentally, not legally I know) for anyone having too many shots or rum and cokes and smacking into a tree from the ice. If they had to pay $2 for the shot, they may think twice about having that last one. We are providing plenty of liquor drinks for people and the hotel is 2 miles away. Hope that helps!!
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    edited December 2011
    We did 3 signature drinks (one with rum, one vodka, one gin), beer & wine. We went through about eight cases of bottled beer, two 1.5L bottles of vodka, one and a half 1.5L bottles of rum, one 1.5L bottle of gin, and about one and a half cases each of red and white wine for 100 people.
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