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I've read a few recent posts regarding drinking at weddings. I'm curious, do you drink alcohol while covering a wedding? Why/Why not?
I do. Not always, but I'll drink a beer or two at about 70% of my weddings. My clients (and their families) almost always tell me to 'help myself' or 'did you get a beer yet?'. Sometimes I'm invited to drink directly with the bride/groom. Drinking is the norm at almost all of the weddings I cover...and I enjoy the occasional beer. I believe that on some minute level drinking a beer at a wedding humanizes me and gives me a bit more access than I might normally get...of course, that could always be the liquid confidence giving me that feeling. But nonetheless, its how I roll.
This is from three weddings back. Bride told me that after the first look they were going to Hooters for Fireballs (and the wings of course). "Chuck, you're doing one!" Most definitely:
Best man, bride, me, maid of honor: