Need help figuring out the right alcohol amounts for a party you’re throwing? In general, plan on two drinks per person for the first two hours and one drink per person for each extra hour.

So, assuming that about 45% of your guests will tip beers, 25% will go for the hard stuff and 30% will sip wine, here’s what you’ll need:

For 20 guests you'll need: [Infographic] More or less guests? [Chart]

Cheryl Says

Whenever I’m serving alcohol, I keep the number for my favorite car service handy in case a guest does not feel safe driving home.