Hilarious McDonald's ads mock the most common coffee clichés

McDonald's coffee ads
Yep, we've seen both of these ads before (Image credit: César & Pjotr)

McDonald's has form when it comes to taking the mick out of the artisan (read: hipster) coffee movement. Whatever you think of Maccy D's coffee itself (we'll keep quiet on that one), there's no denying the creativity of its ads – and these social media posts are a hilarious dig at various visual advertising clichés. 

From "funky studio setups" to "too much dry ice" the social media ads lampoon the highly staged nature of artisan coffee ads, and are up there with many of the best print ads when it comes to satirical advertising. 

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Daniel John
Senior News Editor

Daniel John is Senior News Editor at Creative Bloq. He reports on the worlds of art, design, branding and lifestyle tech (which often translates to tech made by Apple). He joined in 2020 after working in copywriting and digital marketing with brands including ITV, NBC, Channel 4 and more.