Wedding season and graduation season are both nearly upon us—and office parties, baptism receptions, networking events, fancy shindigs, and Elks Lodge banquets can happen at any time of year. All of these events are likely to have an open bar, so it’s worth your time to equip yourself with a few tips for navigating a free-booze setup. What’s that you say? Open bars are one of life’s great glories, they require no preparation, and you simply need to wade in and enjoy? Well, not quite. Amazing as it sounds, there are ways to go wrong at an open bar. One of which is by ordering something you shouldn't. Here are a couple of tips to ensure maximum satisfaction in your open-bar drink order.