Beer for Dessert! Have a Beer Float

Beer for Dessert! Have a Beer Float

Emma Christensen
Mar 27, 2012

Root beer may be traditional, but a float made with actual beer? Now that's a treat! Beers like chocolate stouts and fruity lambics are halfway to being desserts already. By adding a scoop of ice cream, we're just helping things along.

As the weather starts to warm and head towards summer, these beer and ice cream combos are sounding particularly appealing:

Chocolate Stout with Chocolate Ice Cream - Double chocolate! • Witbier with Raspberry Sorbet - A lighter float to end a meal. • Mocha Stout with Coffee Ice Cream - Post-dinner pick me up. • Hefeweizen with Vanilla Ice Cream - Think creamsicle. • Fruit Lambic with Vanilla Ice Cream - Peach or cherry lambic are my favorites for this.

More fun with beer floats!

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Do you have a favorite beer and ice cream pairing?

Related: Old Fashioned Floats: Brown Cows to Boston Coolers

(Image: Faith Durand)

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