“How can I possibly work in this heat wave?” is the question you’re probably asking yourself right now as your entire body melts together with your chair and your computer threatens to explode. You’ve come to the right place for the answer to that question! Drinking at work is not always very well accepted but sometimes it’s just plain necessary. And this is definitely one of those times you absolutely need to drink Gin & Tonics at work to cool you down and get you through the long slog of a scorchingly hot day. To help you sneak those G&Ts you’re craving, we’ve come up with a few strategies. Test them out, see how they go, share any additional tricks you come up with and join our community of 40,000 Gin & Tonic-lovers around the UK!
Tricks to keep your G&T drinking on the down low
Distract your boss from your cup’s real content with this clever coffee mug…
...or get a covered coffee mug so they can’t see inside
Keep bottles of sparkling water on your desk to make it look like that’s what you’re drinking
Tools of the trade
Use this handy mini citrus sprayer that slides right in your desk drawer in order to avoid the mess of cutting lemons and limes whilst still maintaining that G&T flavour.
Tricks to hide the smell of your G&T
On your body
Wear Gin & Tonic perfume and show off the bottle to your colleagues before you begin indulging.
Take a bath with Gin & Tonic bath gel and rave about it’s refreshing cleanliness characteristics to your boss
On your breath
Share Gin & Tonic chocolates with your boss - they’ll love you and not suspect anything from the smell
Bring Gin & Tonic ice cream to work and let your colleagues cool off with it whilst you sneak a G&T
Tricks to defend your Gin & Tonic at work consumption
Honesty is the best policy
Give the perfect excuse: “It’s so goddamn hot I can’t work. The ice cools me down, the tonic perks me up and the gin increases my efficiency by 50%!”