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Photo: Africa Studio (Shutterstock) The biggest Bowl of the year is upon us (not the Puppy Bowl, though that’s a momentous event in its own right). Super Bowl LVI is around the corner (and the CDC has been mercifully devoid of stark warnings not to gather). If party hosting is on your agenda, it’s time to prepare your fare. Whether it’s a small or large group, here’s how not to fumble your hosting duties. How much beer do you need? Super Bowl parties aren’t like regular parties. I mean, they are, in that people gather to eat, drink, and forget about their adult responsibilities. But their singular focus on football (and comfort food) means you need a small brewery’s worth of beer in your home. The general rule of thumb when calculating how many alcoholic beverages you’ll need at a party is two drinks per person for the first hour, then one drink per person for each additional hour. So if you’re expecting: 20 people For 4 hours You’ll need (40 drinks during 1st hour) plus (60 drinks over the next 3 hours) for a total of 100 drinks. (In reality, your guests may consume far less, but it’s better to be prepared than commit a party foul.) Evite has a drinks calculator that lets you refine the count by dividing your guests into “heavy,” “light” and “average” drinkers, and specifying what you’ll be serving. What type of beer should you serve? Beer is the quintessential football drink. Lifehacker […]