Work Hard, Play Hard: 4 Festive Agency-Inspired Holiday Cocktails

What. A. Year. So many marketing trends, so many historic, potentially news-jacking-worthy possibilities to contend with. As 2016 comes to a close, and we look back on another year of creativity, accomplishments and teamwork, we can’t help but feel festive over here in “the Orchard”—our Indian Orchard, Massachusetts-based content studio. So naturally, we got to mixing up a few cocktails that everyone in the agency can celebrate. So from ours to yours, here’s to hard work and a kick-ass New Year.

The Magic Wand

It don’t mean a thing if it ain’t got that zing, so listen up Creative Directors, Art Directors and Designers, we’ve got your GuideGuide to keeping those creative juices flowing. Just take a little sip from Jackson Pollock’s snifter this season and let the inspiration wash over you.
(Warm ginger ale atop stove before adding whiskey)
2 oz Ginger Ale
2 oz Whiskey
1 oz Honey
1 squeeze of lemon

The Sponsored Toast

We know how much impressions mean to your social media and influencer marketing team, and this combo will certainly make a lasting one. And traffic to your office will be through the roof! Go ahead, like/love/retweet/snap it…we know you want to. 😋 #Delicious
2 Parts Red Wine
1 part Goldschlagger
1 part Champagne
1 splash Apple Cider

The Evergreen

For the copywriters and content creators who want their words and work to last, take a page from F. Scott Fitzgerald’s book. This concoction can do it all: it’s user-friendly, it entertains, and it’s even got a glimmer of the coveted green we’re all after.
2 oz Prosecco
1 oz Gin
1 oz Domaine de Canton
1 sprig Rosemary for garnish

The Slog Nog

Everyone in an agency knows that bittersweet taste of turning around quality, last-minute, high priority projects. Whether it’s the stylist shopping and setting up for a massive shoot, the dev team coding round-the-clock, project manager diving into the details, the strategy team trendspotting, or the media team digging up data, we all know what it’s like to work under the proverbial gun. So let’s raise a glass to getting it done, shall we?
4 oz Egg Nog
1 oz Brandy
Dash of cinnamon atop

What’s your go-to holiday cocktail?


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