Guinness Float – An adult spin on a classic ice cream float that’s perfect for St. Patrick’s Day! Made with Guinness beer, vanilla ice cream, and chocolate sauce.
Ice cream floats are the best! Whether it’s a root beer float, ginger ale float, coke float, they are all so tasty. Have you ever tried making one with beer though? Now it may sound kind of crazy but trust me, IT WORKS! For this recipe, I used Guinness so it was a nice and dark stout beer that felt like it was made to have a big scoop of vanilla ice cream in it.
The cool thing about Guinness floats is that you can really make them all year or you can have one on St. Patrick’s Day to celebrate because it’s got some Irish beer in it! I personally don’t care what season it is, I love making Guinness floats all year round!
This recipe is super simple but you can make your own variations on it by using different ice cream flavors. I’ve tried it before with a bit of caramel sauce on top and coffee ice cream in it and it was so tasty.
Common Questions About Making a Guinness Float
What is Guinness?
Guinness is an Irish dry stout beer that can be commonly found at most grocery stores.
What kind of ice cream should I use?
I used vanilla bean but some other options that would taste great include –
- French vanilla
What can I top my Guinness float with?
Looking for more boozy drinks? Check these recipes out!
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- Amaretto White Hot Chocolate
- Bailey’s Latte
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- White Chocolate Mudslide
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