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Root beer Float

Triple Root Beer Float (Grown Ups Only)

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  • Author: Abbe Odenwalder
  • Prep Time: 10 Minutes*
  • Total Time: 0 hours
  • Yield: 4 Servings 1x
  • Category: Cocktails/Dessert
  • Cuisine: American


This adult root beer float is perfect on a hot summer evening!


Units Scale

Root Beer Ice Cream:

1 14 oz can sweetened condensed milk

2 t vanilla extract

23 t root beer extract

2 c heavy cream, whipped

Root liquor

You favorite root beer chilled

Root beer barrels for garnish


Beat cream until stiff peaks form.

In a large bowl combine condesed milk with extracts.

Fold cream into mixture and spoon into a large covered container. Freeze.

To Make Float:

Using a tall glass, fill with about 1/4 of Root liquor. Add one scoop of ice cream and fill with root beer to about 3/4 of the top of the glass. Add another scoop of ice cream. If there is still room add more root beer. Add a straw, but have a spoon at the ready!

Garnish with crushed root beer barrels candy.


*Does not include 6 hours freeze time for the ice cream.