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Mar 9, 2009 12:05 PM

Shamrock Shake

Please do not ask me why I need to find a shamrock shake. I don't want to hear about the horrible green colour or the fake mint taste. Please just help me find some. I went to a McDonald's in Richmond Hill over the weekend and asked the young man behind the counter if they had shamrock shakes. He gave me a puzzled look, then I said "you know the green minty shake". Then he looked at me bug eyed and said " you want a green milkshake?!!!?" At another Mickey D's they were properly nostolgic but ultimately unable to fill my order.

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  1. Those are a thing of the past and they only promote that on St. Patricks Day in the States.

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    1. re: callitasicit

      Yes - Mr. Rabbit and I split one on the road in Massachusetts probably two years ago. It was as disgustingly delectable as ever. I get why you're craving, sweetie. RIP shamrock shakes in Canada!

    2. They actually brought those back last year for a few weeks at many McDonald's locations throughout the GTA. No idea if they’re back again this year….

      1. If you are truly desperate you could try this recipe which in all likelihood could come out better than Rotten Ronny's depending on the quality of ingredients.

        1. I can't vouch for this year but last year I did the same thing and got the same glossy puzzled look from the employee behind the counter at the Eaton Centre second floor McDs. It wasn't listed on the menu but he asked a manager and the manager pointed to a shake machine and he promptly pulled the handle and got me a Shamrock Shake! I doubt they sold well last year since they seemed to be a top secret item but will try to find one again this year and report back!

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          1. re: abigllama

            Thank you! I hope you find one, so you can tell me and I can go have
            Good luck.

            1. re: sweetie

              I'm heading to Quebec for 5 days starting tomorrow morning so be patient with me but promise I'll try my best to find one before St. Pat's day!

          2. I wonder if they'll come out with the Cadbury Cream Easter Egg Mc. Flurry?