There's something magical about green milk and guess what? Green mint milk is back in Upstate New York, but only for a limited time.

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Byrne Dairy has been offering green mint milk each year since 1976. Made from the milk of cows that have grazed celestial green clovers (well, maybe not really), Byrne Dairy's Irish Mint Milk is a magical treat for kids young and old.

The Irish Mint Milk was originally provided to school kids in half-pint cartons but is now sold exclusively in half-gallon glass bottles, bringing a touch of nostalgia.

Despite its shockingly green color, Byrne Dairy Irish Mint Milk has a subtle and natural mint taste. Imagine the lingering flavor of mint chip ice cream soup at the bottom of the bowl.

If you're thinking that mint milk sounds familiar, you might be remembering McDonald's seasonal Shamrock Shake. While the Shamrock Shake was introduced to the nation in 1970, six years before Byrne Dairy's mint milk, the original formula was a lemon-lime flavored vanilla milkshake.

Byrne Dairy can truly claim the bragging rights for their Irish Mint Milk - the Shamrock Shake's mint flavor is much stronger compared to Byrne Dairy and wasn't introduced until 1980.

It wouldn’t be the St. Patrick's Day season without green Irish Mint Milk, would it? Keep in mind that this colorful milk will only be around for a short amount of time, so if you want it, now is the time to get it!

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