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A cocktail inspired by Black Jack penny sweets exists in Kildare

Childhood… meet adulthood.

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BLACK JACKS WERE amongst the finest penny sweets you could get – and perhaps shade Fruit Salads as the most common ones you could find.

It’s natural then that the love for Black Jacks would still be strong out there.

So Murphy’s pub in Kildare have made it into a cocktail

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A Black Jack daiquiri to be precise.


They even have Black Jacks planted into the top of them

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Childhood and adulthood have never crashed together with such force in an alcoholic drink

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Unfortunately, they’re not going for 1p – as you would hope given the tradition.

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