As we head towards the 2024 Oscars, Hollywood’s biggest night, Yacht Life Vodka celebrates the creativity and storytelling prowess of film, and in celebration honor of this grand event, we’ve curated a unique experience that pairs 5 of the nominated movies with an innovative vodka cocktail. Take a look at the pairings below and let us know if you shake up your evening with one of our picks. 

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Film: American Fiction

Cocktail Pairing: The Writer’s Block 

1.5 oz. Yacht Life Vodka

.5 oz. Amaretto

Dash of Angostura Bitters 

Add all ingredients into glass over block or sphere ice and stir.


Film: Anatomy of a Fall 

Cocktail Pairing: Blindsided 

  •  2 oz. Yacht Life Vodka
  •  2 oz. Orange Juice
  •  2 oz. Grapefruit Juice
  •  1 oz. Strawberry Syrup

Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice. Shake for 30 seconds. Strain over fresh ice. 


Film: Barbie

Cocktail: The Pink Malibu

  •  1.5 oz. Yacht Life Vodka
  •  1 oz. Dragon Fruit Simple Syrup
  •  Sparkling Lemonade 
  •  Ice 
  •  Edible Glitter (optional)

Add ice, syrup and vodka into a shaker over ice. Shake for 15 seconds. Pour into a glass. Top with lemonade. Sprinkle with edible glitter for an extra “Barbie” touch!


Film: Oppenheimer

Cocktail: Oppenheimer’s Favorite Martini 

Typically done with gin, this is Oppenheimer’s famous martini with a Yacht Life twist* 

  •   2.5 oz Yacht Life Vodka 
  •   .5 oz Dry Vermouth 
  • Lime Juice
  • Honey

Stir together equal parts honey and lime juice and dip the rim of a chilled martini. Shake or stir the vodka and vermouth with ice in a shaker until chilled. Then strain into the martini glass. Don’t forget to add Oppenheimer’s favorite toast, “To the confusion of our enemies!”


Film: Killers of the Flower Moon

Cocktail: The Moonrise 

  • 2 oz Yacht Life Vodka
  • 1 oz. Raspberry Simple Syrup
  • 1 oz. Lemonade 
  • 1 oz Fresh Lemon

Add ingredients to a shaker with ice. Shake and strain into chilled martini glasses. Garnish with a lemon twist. 

As we celebrate the art of filmmaking on March 10th and the stories that inspire, challenge, and entertain us, these vodka cocktails offer a way to savor the essence of each nominated film. 

Cheers to the nominees, and may the best films win! Cheers!