(Closed) Would you be disappointed?

posted 7 years ago in Food
Post # 47
7367 posts
Busy Beekeeper

He’s being a silly brat. You are providing beverages and libations. He needs to get over himself.

Post # 48
2478 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: May 2013

As a pp has said, not everyone serves a full range of alcohol at their weddings. This is a vow renewal and basically a party. You shouldn’t feel the slightest bit guilty about your choices of drink. Your brother will just have to try and behave like an adult for the evening. Or stay home, of course. 

Post # 49
3723 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: September 2014

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@PositiveThinking:  Your brother sounds like a brat. I hope when you were growing up you got your licks in then because he’s really due for a beat down.

– The Middle Child

Post # 50
183 posts
Blushing bee

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@PositiveThinking:  Still, I think that he’s being really judgey and putting unecessary pressure on you.  Is he married or has he ever thrown such an expensive party?  Maybe he’s just unaware of how pricey these things get.

Post # 51
1632 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: September 2010

Beer and wine is not my husband’s ideal drink choice. He likes whiskey, but he is a communal drinker. If that’s all beinv served he will find a flavor he likes and sticks with it.

No need to offer any other spirits.

Post # 52
633 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: August 2013

Wine, beer, and bubbly sounds perfectly chic!

Post # 53
13901 posts
Honey Beekeeper
  • Wedding: November 1999

I don’t like cash bars, but I think a beer and wine option is completely fine.

Post # 54
255 posts
Helper bee

I don’t see a problem…  especially for an imtimate vow renewal.  Tell him to bring his own hard liquor if he so feels inclined.

Post # 55
1152 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2014

@PositiveThinking:  I guess it depends on your group but I don’t know a single guy who wouldn’t drink beer…but we’re also “beer snobs” so I probably wouldn’t be friends with many people who outright wouldn’t drink beer haha.

Post # 57
3245 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2015

@PositiveThinking:  My Fiance and I are happy with beer and wine. And it is nice to have champagne at a wedding. I’d not bother with the hard stuff, or have a cash bar option.

ETA, just saw you don’t like cash bars. Neither do I but for one person whining about no hard alcohol, I wouldn’t mind making them do the cash thing. . .. I suppose you might get a few bottles of decent whisky/rum/cognac. You wouldn’t need much for a wedding of 30 people anyway, since probably not many of them would go for hard drinks if there is interesting beer and good wine.

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