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I prefer to serve a signature cocktail or two. They can be batch mixed, so no one has to spend a bunch of time mixing individual drinks during the party. If I wanted to have a cocktail menu, I'd hire a bartender for the party.
I am with HLA on this one! And we always offer white wine, red wine and beer. And plenty of water.
Two thumbs up on HLA's answer!
I'm with HLA and SKK, no menu offer a few mixed drinks, wine and beer.
Wine, beer, champagne or prosecco and maybe a premixed cocktail in a big jug or two. Or three. However, I also have a bottle of bourbon, vodka, etc. on hand, if anyone really prefers - I just don't put them out on the bar, so they're not the default. Also OJ, cranberry juice, tonic, etc. for both non-drinkers and those who really crave, say, a vodka tonic. Big bowls of cut up lemons/limes too. I leave anything involving an entire menu to the pro's.
I agree with having one signature cocktail. simple and elegant.
Yup, I vote for just one simple elegant cocktail...
I also vote for one cocktail you can make in advance, along with something fizzy, another wine, and beer.