Is it cheaper to provide your own alcohol for a wedding?
1. Buy Your Own Booze. Buying booze at your go-to spot is a lot cheaper than purchasing drinks directly through a caterer. If your venue and caterer let you supply your own liquor, wine, and beer, you can hand-select your favorite brands without breaking the bank.
Is it rude to bring your own alcohol to a wedding?
The short answer is yes, it is disrespectful to sneak alcohol into dry wedding.
How do you use BYO alcohol for a wedding?
With a BYO package, you simply purchase your own alcohol & drinks and deliver to the venue. The venue will then ensure your drinks are chilled and provide appropriately qualified staff to serve your guests in line with RSA requirements.
How much is an open bar for 150 guests?
For a total of 150 guests, the cost amounts anywhere from $2,250 to $13,500. You can also provide non-alcoholic beverages if you opt for this type of open bar.
What kind of liquor should I have at my wedding?
Vodka and bourbon are the two most common liquor choices for any wedding. On the one hand, you have a clear liquor with vodka, and alternately you have a colored liquor in bourbon. Both are easily drinkable on their own, and both are used in signature cocktail beverages, such as the vodka martini and the Old Fashioned.
Is it rude to have a dry wedding?
But to answer your question, no, it’s not rude to have a dry wedding. Just make sure that you consider who your guests are and, if needed, let people know. IMO, if people are sneaking alcohol into a wedding, that’s just disrespectful.
Is it tacky to do BYOB wedding?
BYOB weddings can bring up several issues: Some people just really hate the concept. For some folks, any suggestion that wedding guests bring anything other than themselves is an offensive and seen as a gift-grab. Other people see BYOB as turning your wedding into a frat party.
What is a good alcohol budget for a wedding?
To start, a good rule of thumb is to assume the average guest will consume two drinks during the first hour and then one drink for each hour thereafter. The cost of an average open bar at a wedding can account for 10 – 20% of the wedding budget.
What is the average cost per person for alcohol at a wedding?
It costs an average of $15 to $90 per person for a four hour reception, and around an extra $3 to $4 per person for premium liquor. To save money, it is advisable that only wine and beer is served. This reduces the average cost per person to $11 to $33, depending on the caterer, the wine and the beer served.
How much should I spend on alcohol for my wedding?
Your costs can vary quite a bit based on the venue and alcohol package you choose. For a full open bar with premium liquors, The Knot puts the average cost at $4,147, while an open bar limited to cheaper spirits averages $2,550.
Who pays for the bar at a wedding?
Tradition. Typically, whoever is paying for the wedding and reception will pay for the open bar, should the couple choose to have one. Traditionally, this responsibility falls on the bride’s family.
How much alcohol do you need for a wedding of 150 guests?
105 bottles of wine. 266 bottles of beer. 22 bottles of liquor (750 ml) 30 bottles of champagne for toast (optional)
How much money should you put on a bar tab?
Photo ID and credit card is required upon your arrival to start your Bar Tab. As a guide, we suggest allocating $35 a head (plus GST) to cover basic beer, wine and soft drinks. For those wanting premium beer and wine included as well, we suggest $40 a head (plus GST).