Catering with Bar Services in Kentucky

Crushed Ice Catering is happy to provide a variety of bar services, based on your event needs. We can offer a full cash bar, a bar based on consumption, or a per person bar package. All of these packages listed may also be customized by the Client. Any product that is distributed in the State of Kentucky can be offered on our bar packages at a customized price.
Host Paid Bar: Based on Consumption or Per Person
These prices are based on 3.5 hour time period. Additional time can be purchased. Prices vary per package.

“Straight Up”

  • Spirits Old Forester Bourbon Finlandia Vodka Beefeater Gin Myers’s Platinum Rum Ushers 1457 Scotch Zarco Silver Tequila
  • Wine Sycamore Lane (Choice of 1 Red & 1 White Varietal) Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, White Zin
  • Domestic Beer Budweiser Bud Light Miller Lite Coors Light Michelob Ultra
  • Import/Craft Choice of 1 Import/Craft Sam Adams Corona Blue Moon Falls City West Sixth

“On the Rocks”

  • Spirits Maker’s Mark Bourbon Ketel One Vodka Tanqueray Gin Bacardi Rum Dewar’s Scotch El Jimador Tequila
  • Wine Castle Rock (Choice of 1 Red & 1 White Varietal) Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir Chardonnay, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Domestic Beer Budweiser Bud Light Miller Lite Coors Light Michelob Ultra
  • Import/Craft Choice of 1 Import/Craft Sam Adams Corona Blue Moon Falls City West Sixth

“With a Twist”

  • Spirits Woodford Reserve Bourbon Grey Goose Vodka Hendrick’s Gin Bacardi 8-Year Rum Johnnie Walker Red Scotch Patron Tequila
  • Wine Coppola Diamond (Choice of 1 Red & 1 White Varietal) Cabernet, Merlot, Pinot Noir Chardonnay, Pinot Grigio, Sauvignon Blanc
  • Domestic Beer Budweiser Bud Light Miller Lite Coors Light Michelob Ultra
  • Import/Craft Choice of 1 Import/Craft Sam Adams Corona Blue Moon Falls City West Sixth

Additional Bar Services

Champagne Toast

Crushed Ice Catering offers tableside or tray-passed champagne toast for your guests.

Wine Service

Crushed Ice Catering offers tableside wine service during the dinner portion of your event. All wine service is based on consumption.

Bourbon Tasting Bar

Crushed Ice Catering offers ½ oz. tastings of three to five bourbons of the Client’s choice.

The Derby Bar

Mint Julep, Kentucky Lilly, Kentucky Orange Blossom

Bloody Mary/Mimosa Bar

(Choice of Two) Classic or Spicy Bloody Mary Classic Mimosa Grand Mimosa Peach Mimosa

Iced Tea Station

(Choose Two) Peach Tea Raspberry Tea Mint Infused Tea Lemonade Infused Tea

Non-Alcoholic Beverage Package

Regular & Decaf Coffee Unsweetened Tea Soft Drinks Water
These drinks are included if a bar package is purchased. Consult your Crushed Ice Catering Coordinator for more details regarding the bar packages and what they include.

Bar Service Policies

Host Paid Bar – Based On Consumption

Sponsor pays for the entire bill based on alcohol consumed. Liquor is charged by the glass. An 18% Service Charge and a 6% Kentucky sales tax will be added to the final invoice. Your Crushed Ice Coordinator will provide you with an estimated quote on glassware rentals, labor, and any additional cost.

Host Paid Bar – Per Person

Sponsor pays for the entire bill based on the per person package selected. An 18% Service Charge and a 6% Kentucky sales tax will be added to the final invoice. Your Crushed Ice Coordinator will provide you with an estimated quote on glassware rentals, labor, and any additional cost.

Bartenders

Bartenders are furnished at $22.00 per hour Monday through Saturday, and $27.50 per hour on Sundays and holidays.
Barbacks are furnished at $15.00 per hour Monday through Saturday, and $18.75 per hour on Sundays and holidays.
Specialty Bar bartenders are furnished at $40 per hour.
Crushed Ice Events provides 1 bartender per 75 guests.
Bartenders will need a 2 hour set up and 2 hour breakdown, unless stated otherwise.

Special Notice

Crushed Ice Events is the only licensed authority to sell and serve liquor on the premises.

Alcoholic beverages or set-ups brought in by our guests are not permitted. This is in accordance with Alcoholic Beverage Control’s Ordinance concerning licensed premises.

Crushed Ice Event’s Alcoholic Beverage License requires our staff to request proper identification (photo ID) of any person of questionable age. We reserve the right to refuse service to any person who is underage, if proper identification cannot be produced, or if the customer appears to be excessively intoxicated.

Closing time for all bars may not exceed 1:30 am, in accordance with Kentucky’s beverage laws. Bars will be open for a maximum of five hours and will close 30 minutes prior to the end of your event.