Free Party Planning
Whether you are planning a dinner party for eight and looking for the perfect wines to pair with each course or throwing a large party requiring multiple kegs and signature cocktails, Southern Spirits is here to help your celebration be a success.
Our beer manager will make ordering a keg a snap. We can help you estimate how many beers you will need and have it ice cold and ready for you when you pick it up.
What wine pairs best with sea bass? How many bottles are perfect for your event? Our wine manager will assist you with finding excellent wines at the very best prices. Just tell us your budget and we will work with you to delight your guests!
Nothing shows your party guests that you have planned a fantastic event like having a signature cocktail. Much more effective than offering mixed drinks, a cocktail that everyone will love is the goal of every host. We have countless ideas and recipes both in the store and on our website that will help your party be the celebration of the year!
Don’t forget our return policy ensure that you can return your unopened products for a full refund! You won’t find that anywhere but Southern Spirits.
SOUTHERN SPIRITS CONVERSION CHART:
Amount of alcoholic beverages recommended for
100 people averaging 3 drinks per person.
We divide 100 people by 3 for the 3 categories of alcohol (liquor, wine and beer).
* Measurements are based on 33 people drinking in each category.*
|Gin||1 – 1.75 Liters|
|Vodka||3 – 1.75 Liters|
|Whiskey||1 – 1.75 Liters|
|Brandy/Cognac/Schnapps/etc.||1 – .750 Liter|
|Coffee Liqueur||1 Liter|
|Cream Liqueur||1 Liter|
|Chardonnay||7 – 750 mL|
|Cabernet Sauvignon||5 – 750 mL|
|Champagne||1 – 750 mL|
|Merlot/Syrah/Pinot Noir||3 – 750 mL|
|Pinot Grigio||3 – 750 mL|
|Regular or Dark||2 Cases|
CAUTION: Only buy your party needs from a store that allows you to return any unused resaleable product, especially liquor, wine, or beer.
Amount of NON-alcoholic beverages recommended for
100 people as mixers and individual consumption.
|Diet Coke||4 Liters|
|7 Up||4 Liters|
|Club Soda||6 Liters|
|Ginger Ale||6 Liters|
Daily’s Mixers: Margarita, Pina Colada, Sweet and Sour
Jose Cuervo: Margarita Mix, Bloody Mary Mix
New Metric System Measures For Distilled Spirits
|Old Bottle Size||U.S. Measure||New Metric Measure||U.S. Measure||Servings Per Bottle*|
|Miniature||1.6 oz.||50 mL||1.7 oz.||1|
|Half Pint||8 oz.||200 mL||6.8 oz.||4.5|
|Pint||16 oz.||16 oz.||375 mL||12.6 oz.|
|Fifth||25.6 oz.||750 mL||25.4 oz.||17|
|1/2 Gallon||64 oz.||1.75 L||59.2 oz.||39.5|
*Serving = 1 oz.
KEG BEER COMPARISON
|Old Bottle Size||U.S. Measure||New Metric Measure||U.S. Measure|
|Miniature||1.6 oz.||50 mL||1.7 oz.|
|Half Pint||8 oz.||200 mL||6.8 oz.|
|Pint||16 oz.||375 mL||12.6 oz.|
Keep all kegs cold after purchase.
WINE BOTTLE MEASURES
|Name||Metric Measure||U.S. Measure||Servings Per Bottle*|
|Split||187 mL||6.3 oz.||1.5|
|Tenth||375 mL||12.7 oz.||3|
|Fifth||750 mL||25.4 oz.||6|
|Quart||1000 mL||32/33.8 oz.||8|
|Magnum||1.5 L||50.7 oz.||12|
|Double Magnum||3 L||101.4 oz.||24|
|Double Magnum||4 L||135.2 oz.||32|
|Double Magnum||5 L||169 oz.||40|
*Serving = 4.25 oz.
When buying champagne for a toast, we suggest extra dry champagne, since it is sweeter.
A 750 mL bottle of champagne will fill 8 saucer glasses or 6 flute glasses.
A 750 mL bottle of wine will fill 6 standard size wine glasses.
HOW MANY DRINKS TO PREPARE PER PERSON
|Lunch||Cocktail Party||Dinner Party|
|1 mixed drink or glass of wine before lunch||1-2 mixed drinks or glasses of wine||2 mixed drinks or glasses of wine before dinner|
|1-2 glasses of wine at lunch||2 mixed drinks or glasses of wine/hr.||1-2 glasses of wine at dinner|
|1 liqueur after lunch||–||1-2 liqueurs after dinner|