The Nutcracker

About the Nutcracker

Not only does Holiday Cocktail No. 3 have SMIRNOFF™ No. 21 Vodka in it, but also delicious delicious Amontillado Sherry. Also including pear and lemon juices, this recipe is a unique add to our list and a headturner at your event! The distinct flavors meld together to create a smooth aftertaste with a vibrant first sip. We suggest trying to find the best balance of orgeat syrup and pear juice to please your tastes. This recipe is from SMIRNOFF™ itself about its flagship product; you can’t go wrong with picking this recipe!

You also can’t go wrong in picking up a bottle of SMIRNOFF™ No. 21 Vodka this Holiday Season. It’s one of the greatest gifts you can get for someone else…….or yourself.


Ingredients in the Nutcracker

  • 1 oz. Smirnoff No. 21 Vodka
  • .5 oz. Amontillado Sherry
  • 1 oz. Organic Pear Juice
  • 1 oz. Fresh Lemon Juice
  • 1 oz. Orgeat Syrup

How to Make the Nutcracker

Combine all ingredients in a mixing glass and shake.  Strain over cubed ice into a rocks glass.


Cocktail Profile

  • Rating:       4 Stars
  • Served:      On the Rocks
  • Strength:    Medium
  • Difficulty:    Medium
  • Flavor:        Fruity
Picture credit to SMIRNOFF™.