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17 Questions Everyone Has During Shamrock Shake Season

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1. WHAT IS IT?

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A seasonal minty ice cream shake with a touch of vanilla and just a wee little sprinkle of leprechaun tears. Happy tears, obviously. McDonald's offers it in the weeks leading up to St. Patrick's Day.

3. How do they get it that color?!

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It's a St. Patrick's Day secret.*

*(Food coloring.)

4. Isn't it too cold to drink a milkshake this time of year?

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Who hurt you? NO. IT'S NEVER TOO COLD FOR A SHAMROCK SHAKE.

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8. Is mint lonely without chocolate?

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Yes, very. Maybe try a Choc-rock Shake.

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10. Will the Shamrock Shake clash with my outfit?

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Maybe. This is why you must take care to accessorize accordingly. This milkshake isn't for AMATEURS.

11. What if I added booze to it?

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You'd be a hero. A drunken, dancing hero.

12. Can I make my own at home?

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Sure. Here's a recipe. There are a bunch!

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13. Can I dip my fries into it?

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You do you, boo.

14. Can I perhaps dip one or several cookies into it?

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Yes. This is, in fact, a next-level genius move.

16. Why does this make me so happy?

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Magic.

17. What if I want Shamrock Shake to be my love forever?

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Whoa there. Shamrock Shake can't be tied down to one person. Shamrock Shake loves you, but it has to be free.