Delicious Cocktails for Your Next Work Happy Hour
After a long day of staring at spreadsheets, attending Zoom meetings, and trying to look busy, there's nothing better than a much-deserved happy hour. And what's a happy hour without a delicious cocktail in hand?
Here are a few tasty drinks to help you unwind after dealing with clients, customers, or coworkers all day.
The "I Can't Believe It's Not Friday Yet"
This refreshing cocktail will make the work week fly by. Mix together equal parts vodka, lemonade, and iced tea. Add a splash of grenadine for color, then serve over ice with a lemon wedge. Sip slowly and try to convince yourself it's already Friday.
The "I Need a Vacation"
Feeling burnt out? Transport yourself to the beach with this tropical drink. Mix together equal parts coconut rum and pineapple juice, then top off with a splash of orange juice. Serve over ice and garnish with a cherry and a tiny umbrella. Ahh, much better.
The "I Can't Even"
Sometimes, the only appropriate response to a long day at the office is to throw your hands up and say "I can't even." This strong cocktail will help you do just that. Mix together equal parts bourbon and amaretto, then add a splash of grenadine. Serve over ice and garnish with a cherry. Repeat as necessary.
The "I Just Got a Raise"
Celebrate your well-deserved promotion with this fancy cocktail. Mix together equal parts gin, Lillet Blanc, and orange juice. Add a splash of grenadine, then serve over ice with a cherry and a twist of orange peel. Cheers to your success!
The "I Just Got a Pink Slip"
Okay, so maybe your day didn't go exactly as planned. But hey, at least you have this comforting cocktail to drown your sorrows. Mix together equal parts whiskey, honey, and lemon juice. Serve over ice and garnish with a lemon wedge. Everything will be okay. Probably.
So there you have it, a selection of delicious cocktails to help you make it through the workweek. Just remember to drink responsibly, and never drink and work. Happy hour is for unwinding, not for sending drunk emails to your boss. Cheers!