Classy tip #1: Know what glassware to use for the kind of drinking you might partake in. Be knowledgeable about it. Not sure if a lager is in a regular mug or if it has it has a specific glass? You aren't the only one. Luckily, this article can help guide you and give you the details.
Why is glassware important? A drink can be best appreciated through it's proper glassware mate. For example, a glass of pinot noir can best be enjoyed in a bowl shaped glass. This shape allows this type of wine to aerate at the proper rate and provide the best taste.
Classy tip #2: Know how much to pour in each glass for one drink. The glasses may come in different sizes, but a standard drink size remains the same. For beer it's 12 oz for a standard drink, wine is 5 oz, and 80 proof liquor (either in a shot or in a mixed drink) is 1.5 oz. If a 32 oz glass is being used for "one" beer- consider how many drinks that is given the ounces per standard drink.
Classy tip #3: Stop@buzzed. By stopping at buzzed, a person can feel the more euphoric effects of alcohol and reduce the risks that can come with drinking.