Root Beer Bourbon Ice Cream Float Recipe

Try a Root Beer Bourbon Ice Cream Floats, the flavors of this childhood favorite gets an adult makeover for this frosty, creamy grownup cocktail.

Ice Cream Float Cocktails are such a fun summer treat and this root beer and bourbon ice cream float will bring back childhood memories with the pleasant warmth of a little bourbon. 

Root Beer Bourbon Ice Cream Float

Course: Adult beverages, Beverages, Cocktail, cocktails, Desserts, Drinks
Cuisine: American, Floats, Ice Cream
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Total Time: 5 minutes
Servings: 1 cocktail
Calories: 337 kcal
Author: Kelly DiMascio

Cool off this summer with an adult upgrade on a childhood favorite.



  • 6 oz Craft Root Beer
  • 2 oz Bourbon good quality
  • 1 scoop vanilla or dulce de leche ice cream


  1. Place 1 scoop of ice cream into a pint glass.

  2. Add with 2 ounces of bourbon.

  3. Top with at least 6 ounces of craft root beer.

Recipe Notes



Try These Other Adult Ice Cream Float Variations


Craft Orange Soda | Blanco Tequila | Vanilla Ice Cream

Bailey's Irish Cream | Root Beer | Vanilla Ice Cream

Coconut Vodka | Ginger Beer | Vanilla Ice Cream

Cherry Coke | Bourbon | Chocolate Ice Cream




Nutrition Facts
Root Beer Bourbon Ice Cream Float
Amount Per Serving
Calories 337 Calories from Fat 63
% Daily Value*
Fat 7g11%
Saturated Fat 4g25%
Cholesterol 29mg10%
Sodium 75mg3%
Potassium 131mg4%
Carbohydrates 34g11%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 32g36%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 280IU6%
Calcium 84mg8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.


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