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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 creme de menthe

  • 1 1/4 ounces vanilla vodka

  • 2 ounces heavy cream

  • 4 dashes chocolate bitters

  • Garnish: Andes creme de menthe thin

  • Garnish: whipped cream


Serves 2.

  1. Add the creme de menthe, vanilla vodka, heavy cream and chocolate bitters into a shaker with ice and shake until well-chilled

  2. Strain into two shot glasses.

  3. Garnish with an Andes creme de menthe thin and whipped cream.