(Closed) Which alcohol do you prefer at an evening wedding?

posted 6 years ago in Food
  • poll: Which do you prefer?
    Dark Beer : (8 votes)
    4 %
    Light Beer or Pale Ale : (27 votes)
    13 %
    Red Wine : (35 votes)
    16 %
    White Wine : (44 votes)
    20 %
    Vodka based drinks : (40 votes)
    19 %
    Whiskey based drinks (bourbon, irish, and scotch) : (15 votes)
    7 %
    Tequila based drinks : (7 votes)
    3 %
    Rum based drinks : (27 votes)
    13 %
    Gin based drinks : (12 votes)
    6 %
  • Post # 3
    9824 posts
    Buzzing Beekeeper

    I like a red wine (pinot noir) or some champagne, but I’m not picky! Beer never sits right with me at night for some reason.

    Post # 4
    2027 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 1999

    I almost always go for beer nowadays. I just can’t drink liquor like I used to, and wine often gives me a headache or causes me to get really congested. I prefer something like a Sam Adams or Yeungling. Of course, if there is a specialty local beer, I’ll take that typically, as well. 

    Post # 5
    5921 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: December 2010

    Typically I will stick with wine – any sweet white is fine with me.  I usually drink Riesling.

    Now and then I will do mixed drinks, usually with vodka.

    Post # 6
    198 posts
    Blushing bee
    • Wedding: August 2012

    if you’re not planning on doing on open bar, i’d probably stick to beer and wine.  it will cost you less, and please most guests.  i’d get a few different reds and whites, and a few generally well liked beers. make sure you offer a light beer option. what ever you decide, i’m sure no one will complain about free booze 🙂

    Post # 7
    7779 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    I’m usually a beer or vodka girl. I like light/pale and wheat beers, but not the super dark stuff. I will also drink wine, if it’s around. I prefer sweet wines, like Lindsay. I do like me a good Reisling sometimes, but I’d reach for beer first.

    Post # 8
    3626 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: September 2012

    Vodka or rum based! Mmmm.

    Post # 9
    1482 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: July 2010

    I like white wine (anything but Chardonnay- Chardonnay is not nice for sipping) and Champagne. Husband likes vodka.

    Post # 11
    16216 posts
    Honey Beekeeper

    Vodka or rum. Maybe a white wine like a Riesling.

    Post # 12
    1815 posts
    Buzzing bee

    @Linz1231:  ditto!


    I like white wine at weddings, or the occasional vodka/pineapple.

    Post # 13
    3786 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    The only thing on that list I don’t drink is vodka.

    I prefer prosecco over champagne too, and a good prosecco is better than a cheap champagne, and cheaper too! That comes from an event planners mouth (not me)

    I prefer white over red.  And sometimes have it as a spritzer.

    I like real pale ale over dark ale / bitter.  I don’t like larger because it’s carbonated and it gives me a funny tummy (ale may be “fizzy” but it’s natural fermenting).

    I’m very picky about whiskey, don’t like anything too smoky, so whilst I say I drink it I probably wouldn’t at a wedding.

    I know a lot of people who find tequila disagrees with them, but I love it!

    I prefer dark rum over white rum as it had more flavour but I love both!  Dark rum is something I drink neat/straight.

    Gin is gin is gin.  It’s great.  Simple and I love it.  I do know a lot of people who don’t like it though.

    Those are my thoughts, sorry for being quite opinionated Embarassed

    Post # 14
    3786 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: September 2018

    And if I were at a wedding I’d probably drink champagne (or equivilent).  But it depends on how I’m feeling.

    Post # 16
    3175 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2012

    I prefer red wine with dinner & usually champagne (or sometimes more red wine) otherwise. 

    I really like Syrahs & Zinfandels, but they tend to be less popular, so I’d probably go for a Cab or Merlot at a wedding. 

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