Adult Root Beer Float

Every Summer party needs ADULT ROOT BEER FLOATS! Fun, playful, and oh so yummy. 

There are few things better on a hot summer day (or a semi-chilly spring day…grr) than a Root Beer Float!  What could be better…? An Adult Root Beer Float. :)

Adult Root Beer Floats! Ice cream, Vanilla Vodka, and your fave root beer. YUM! - The Cookie Rookie

With Memorial Day right around the corner, your BBQ wouldn’t be complete without this fun twist on an old favorite, combining three of my favorite things: Good root beer, vanilla bean ice cream, and vanilla vodka.  So simple, so tasty. (just like all of my favorite recipes)

Adult Root Beer Floats! Ice cream, Vanilla Vodka, and your fave root beer. YUM! - The Cookie Rookie Adult Root Beer Floats! Ice cream, Vanilla Vodka, and your fave root beer. YUM! - The Cookie Rookie

An adult beverage, refreshing cold drink, and dessert all in one, this Adult Root Beer Float will be so fun to enjoy with friends and family while celebrating the beginning of summer.  (if summer ever begins.  if not, pretend)

Adult Root Beer Floats! Ice cream, Vanilla Vodka, and your fave root beer. YUM! - The Cookie Rookie

My favorite Root Beer has always been IBC. My dad used to buy it by the case and swear that there was no better Root Beer in America. I have tried many different types, and have never found one I like better. This drink will work with whatever your favorite type is; whichever type brings back the best memories.

Throw in some vanilla vodka and creamy vanilla bean ice cream, and you have a truly delicious and refreshing adult beverage! Perfect for Memorial Day.  Enjoy!

Adult Root Beer Floats! Ice cream, Vanilla Vodka, and your fave root beer. YUM! - The Cookie Rookie

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Adult Root Beer Float
The perfect summer cocktail! Adult Root Beer Floats!
Course: cocktail
Author: the cookie rookie
Ingredients
  • Vanilla Vodka I like Smirnoff
  • Your Favorite Vanilla Ice Cream
  • Your Favorite Root Beer I love IBC!
Instructions
  1. Scoop 2-3 scoops of vanilla ice cream into a glass. Fill halfway up with root beer
  2. Pour 1 shot of vanilla vodka (about 1.5 ounces) and then top with root beer to fill to the top of the glass

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Comments

Meg @ The Housewife in Training Files
Ohhhhhh I LOVE root beer floats....and add a touch of vodka and you win me over even more! Pinned!
Joanne T Ferguson (@mickeydownunder)
G'day! ove root beer! Brings me back to childhood! Cheers! Joanne
Jen
I am excited for it to be spring/summer and warm enough for root beer floats! These look delicious!!!
Danielle @ TheBestDessertRecipes.com
This looks SO good. I know what I'm having for dessert tonight. Thanks for the idea!
Joe S
IBC is good but try Frostie Root Beer... exceptional
    becky gall hardin
    i've never tried that! i'll have to look it up and give it a try!
      Christine
      What are the measurements of everything?
        becky gall hardin
        Hey Christine- They are listed in the instructions section of the recipe card. Thanks for stopping by!
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