Nerdy Nostalgia

Looking to indulge in a nostalgic beverage that takes you back to the carefree days of youth? The Nerdy Nostalgia cocktail offers a delightful blend of sweetness, tanginess, and a splash of vodka, evoking a sense of youthful exuberance with each sip. This colorful concoction, adorned with rainbow Nerds and marshmallows, is sure to infuse a playful spirit into any gathering.

Nerdy Nostalgia

A nostalgic and vibrant cocktail that combines the playful flavors of Nerds candy with the kick of vodka, topped with a fizzy soda water finish.

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  • 1/4 cup Nerds candy (pink and purple)
  • 1/4 cup Nerds candy (rainbow)
  • 1 cup vodka
  • 1 oz blue curacao
  • 1 cup white marshmallows
  • Raspberry sorbet (optional)
  • Soda water


  1. Combine the vodka and pink and purple Nerds in a jar, then set aside for at least half an hour or overnight.
  2. Melt the marshmallows in the microwave for 20 seconds. Dip the rim of a cocktail glass into the marshmallows, then immediately into the rainbow Nerds.
  3. In a cocktail shaker, mix the blue curacao, 1 oz of the Nerds-infused vodka, and ice. Pour the mixture into the prepared cocktail glass.
  4. Optionally, add two tablespoons of raspberry sorbet over the top, then top the glass up with soda water to finish.