How much do you think it will cost me to throw a martini party for 25 people?

It's a martini/bridal shower so it will be all women. Most are drinkers so I was going to average 3 drinks per person. That's 75 martinis. How many bottles will I need? What is the average cost of a middle of the road vodka? I don't want the most expensive, but I don't want the cheapest either. Like what if I made raspberry martinis, or even cosmopolitans...what would I end up spending if I plan on making 75 drinks?

Asked By: jillian - 3/25/2008
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I am a bartender at a high volume nightclub. Part of my job is anticipating how much booze I need for the night and ordering it accordingly. If you go with a middle of the road vodka, like Finlandia or Absolut, it will run around $35-$40 per 1.75 litre bottle. You should be able to get 10-12 drinks per bottle, if you... More
Answered By: fabolusus - 3/25/2008
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If your large bottle is 1.75L you'll see about 29 drinks. Martinis call for about 1.5 oz per drink so about 39 drinks per bottle..and of course the price depends on the vodka. For mixed drinks, you really don't need top shelf vodka but I wouldn't do the cheapest either - I would use something middle of the road, like... More
Answered By: esmerelda - 3/25/2008
2 -3 large bottles of vodka, i would get kettle one, its roughtly $35 for a real big bottle. figure aprox $3.00 per drink, including sour mixes, raspberries olives etc... so if everyone drinks 3, which probably will not happen because they are driving!!!, that would be $225, not too bad.
Answered By: photogirl - 3/25/2008
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