Do this. For real. Make a beer float. They are kind of amazing. And this one, with banana bread beer(!) is super yummy. I was thinking these would be fantastic for Father’s Day celebrating. Or a man’s birthday. Or Saturday. And of course they aren’t just for men. We did an ice cream float bar for my son’s birthday party but could you imagine how fun it would be to adult it up and do one with all kinds of beer and liquor?! My local supermarket has been carrying craft beers for the last year or so, so I didn’t even have to go anywhere fancy to track one down. I also picked up a chocolate stout version which I used to make brownies and stout flavored whipped cream…you should definitely look for that one too. Clearly it would be a great choice for an adult float. There really isn’t a recipe for a beer float. You add as many scoops of ice cream as you see fit (I chose vanilla since it’s classic and with the taste of the beer being not as sweet it was a safe choice) then pour the beer on top of that. Drink up.It’s dessert and adult beverage all in one! I love a good multi-tasking cocktail (remember these gin floats?). I don’t see why you wouldn’t have one of these on a balmy summer night. Have you ever tried a beer float before? And I know I said a dark beer would work best but I think a lighter beer, with notes of orange, would be pretty tasty too. Just like a regular float, the beer foams up when you top it with ice cream. Plan accordingly. When I worked in a restaurant that made root beer floats, we were supposed to place a spoon in the glass and pour the soda down the back of the spoon to keep it from foaming up so much. Hot tip. I didn’t try that here but it might work!
Please drink responsibly, and by that I mean make sure the kids know this is not a root beer float. And don’t drink and drive. And don’t drunk text.