Adult Root Beer Float

1
Vickie Parks

By
@Northwestgal

This was on a Facebook post, and I had to save it. Robert McCay Green of Philadelphia created the first root beer float in 1874. As the story goes, he was selling cold drinks to patrons at a local community celebration. It was a particularly hot day, and he eventually ran out of ice. He got creative and bought vanilla ice cream from a neighboring vendor, and he started to add a scoop to each soda in place of ice, and voila...the root beer float was officially invented and an immediate hit. Here, that old-fashioned favorite gets an adult make-over with the addition of Kahlua and Bailey's.

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
1
Prep:
5 Min
Method:
No-Cook or Other

Ingredients

How to Make Adult Root Beer Float

Step-by-Step

  1. Fill a large parfait glass about 3/4 full with root beer (about 4 to 6 ounces).
  2. Add 1 shot of Kahlua and 1 shot of Bailey's.
  3. Float a scoop of vanilla ice cream on top, add a straw, and serve.

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About Adult Root Beer Float

Course/Dish: Ice Cream Drinks, Cocktails
Main Ingredient: Alcohol
Regional Style: American




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