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Shamrock Shot

shamrock shot
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There are two rules to fixing a St. Patrick’s Day drink: It should be green and it should be shootable. This festive, minty chocolate shot checks both boxes. Does it have anything to do with the patron saint of Ireland? Nope. Is it the perfect boozy sugar rush to keep you fueled between pints of Guinness? If you’re lucky.


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  • 1 1/4 ounces vanilla vodka
  • 1 1/4 ounces crème de menthe
  • 4 dashes chocolate bitters
  • 2 ounces heavy cream
  • Garnish: whipped cream
  • Garnish: Andes crème de menthe thin


  1. Serves 2.

  2. Add all ingredients into a shaker with ice and shake.

  3. Strain into a shot glass.

  4. Top with whipped cream.

  5. Garnish with an Andes crème de menthe thin.