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Boozy Shamrock Shake

You’ve got to try the Boozy Shamrock Shake—it’s a hit every time. Blending smooth vanilla ice cream with a splash of vodka and crème de menthe, this shake brings a festive green hue and a kick that’s just right. Mint flavors dominate, cooled by the ice cream, making it the perfect pick-me-up. Topped with whipped cream for that extra touch, it’s the go-to for a refreshing twist on a classic. Trust me, mixing up this shake is a smart move especially for St. Patrick’s Day celebrations.

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boozy shamrock shake

Boozy Shamrock Shake

Prep Time: 4 minutes
Total Time: 4 minutes
5 from 1 vote
Course: Drinks
Cuisine: Irish
Keyword: boozy milkshake, shamrock shake, St. Patrick’s Day
Servings: 1
Author: Paul Kushner
St. Patrick's Day with a minty, creamy shake with vanilla ice cream, vodka, and crème de menthe.


  • 2 scoops vanilla ice cream
  • 1/4 cup milk
  • 2 oz crème de menthe
  • 1 oz vodka
  • A drop of green food coloring optional, since crème de menthe is already green
  • Whipped cream for topping
  • A cherry or mint leaf for garnish


  • Combine the ice cream, milk, crème de menthe, vodka, and a drop of green food coloring (if desired) in a blender.
  • Blend everything until it's perfectly smooth.
  • Pour your vibrant green shake into a tall glass.
  • Finish it off with a generous topping of whipped cream and garnish with a cherry or a mint leaf.
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Boozy Shamrock Shake
See also  Affogato Martini
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Paul Kushner

Written by Paul Kushner

Founder and CEO of MyBartender. Graduated from Penn State University. He always had a deep interest in the restaurant and bar industry. His restaurant experience began in 1997 at the age of 14 as a bus boy. By the time he turned 17 he was serving tables, and by 19 he was bartending/bar managing 6-7 nights a week.

In 2012, after a decade and a half of learning all facets of the industry, Paul opened his first restaurant/bar. In 2015, a second location followed, the latter being featured on The Food Network’s Diners, Drive-Ins and Dives.

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