Bar Supply List for 100 Guests

These lists are to be used as a guideline.
If you are familiar with your guests preferences, you may need to add or delete items from this list.

*Be sure there is a waterproof trash can near the bar.
A cardboard box lined with two plastic bags works well for this purpose.


Hard Liquor List (1 liter size) for 100 Guests

  • 2 Vodka
  • 2 Gin
  • 2 Scotch
  • 1 Bourbon Whiskey
  • 1 Rye Whiskey
  • 1 Tequila
  • 1 Light Rum
  • 1 Triple Sec
  • Optional Hard Liquor
  • 1 Cognác
  • 1 Brandy
  • 1 Kahlua
  • 1 Baileys
  • 1 Amaretto
  • 1 Grand Marnier
  • 1 Apple Liqueur

Wine & Beer List for 100 Guests

  • Wine & Beer
  • 4-6 bottles white wine
  • 1 bottle rose
  • 4-6 bottles red wine
  • 1 case regular beer
  • 1 case liter beer

Soda & Mixer List for 100 Guests

  • Sodas*
  • 1 case Coca Cola or Pepsi
  • 1 case Diet Coca Cola or Pepsi
  • 1 case 7up or Sprite
  • One-half case Diet 7up or Sprite
  • 8 1-liter bottles tonic
  • 6 1-liter bottles club soda
  • 3 2-liter bottles ginger ale
  • 1 small bottle Grenadine
  • 1 bottle Sweet & Sour mix (more if you plan on serving Margaritas)
  • 1 bottle Triple Sec
  • 1 bottle Bloody Mary mix
  • 1 small bottle Dry Vermouth
  • 1 small bottle Sweet (red) Vermouth
  • 2 quarts Orange Juice
  • 1 quart Grapefruit Juice
  • 2 quarts Cranberry Juice
  • 4 pitchers of water
  • 1 small bottle Rose’s Lime

*Note: 10 ounce bottles or 12 ounce cans are preferable.
Plastic one or two liter containers go flat very quickly after being opened.


Garnishes & Ice List for 100 Guests

  • 12 limes
  • 12 lemons
  • 1 jar maraschino cherries
  • 1 jar olives
  • 1 jar onions
  • 300 cocktail napkins
  • 300 ten ounce tumblers
  • 100 stir sticks or straws

ICE: For 100 guests, you will need approximately 150 pounds. You will need more if you plan to chill your beer and wine on ice or if you will be serving blended drinks such as daiquiris or margaritas. During warm months, increase ice by 35%.


Bartending Staff

1 Bartender per 75 guests for a beer/wine bar
1 Bartender per 50 guests for a full bar