Have you ever tried a Shamrock Shake from McDonald’s?
It wasn’t until yesterday, the day before St. Patrick’s Day, that I finally tried one. In fact, I had never really heard of the Shamrock Shake until a few years ago.
Childhood Memories of the Shamrock Shake
My husband tells me this story of how, when he was a kid, he used to see the commercials for the Shamrock Shake. It looked delicious with its minty green colouring. Unfortunately, he never had enough pocket change to indulge in one. Finally, one year around St. Patrick’s Day, he was able to scrounge up enough change to buy himself a Shamrock Shake. And it was delicious. Pure minty green, sugary, heaven. Who could ask for more? Unfortunately, due to poor sales, the shake was discontinued in the early 80s and it was no longer available.
He talks about the Shamrock Shake every once in a while. It was brought back in 2008 and it must have sparked that childhood memory.
This year, I decided I had to try it. If you have a sweet tooth like me, it’s truly a real treat. It’s got that sweet mint flavor, grounded in vanilla. It’s lovely. Time is running out…if you’re fan of sweet treats, it’s worth a taste!
Happy Saint Patrick’s Day!