Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream and Root Beer Float

Celebrate National Root Beer Float Day With These AWesome Recipes

National Root Beer Float Day returns August 6th! Get an early start on the celebration with one of our Root Beer Float-inspired recipes. 

A&W Root Beer Float 

An All-American institution, A&W served more than 12 million Root Beer Floats last year. 

Serves: 1 

Ingredients:

Frosty mug

12 oz. of chilled, freshly made Root Beer from your local A&W (use canned or bottled A&W as an alternative)

1 scoop of vanilla ice cream 

Directions:

Remove chilled mug from the freezer

Fill mug ¾ full with cold A&W Root Beer

Top with vanilla ice cream and enjoy

Hot Fudge Root Beer Float

A warm variation of a cold favorite. 

Serves: 4

Ingredients:

4 frosty mugs 

1 cup of hot fudge sauce

8 scoops of vanilla ice cream

48 oz. of chilled, freshly made Root Beer from your local A&W (use canned or bottled A&W as an alternative)

Directions: 

Heat hot fudge in microwave so it is warm but not hot

Drizzle some hot fudge along the inside of the mugs

Place 2 scoops of ice cream in each mug

Place some hot fudge on top

Slowly fill each mug with A&W Root Beer and enjoy

Root Beer Float Pops

The perfectecly sweet summer treat. 

Serves: 1-6

Ingredients:

Freezer molds for pops

Vanilla ice cream, softened

Chilled, freshly made Root Beer from your local A&W (use bottled or canned A&W as an alternative)

Directions: 

Allow ice cream to soften on countertop for approximately 30 minutes

Fill bottom third of freezer pop molds with vanilla ice cream, making sure to avoid air space 

Slowly add A&W Root Beer to the mold, allowing time for bubbles to stop 

Top off each freezer pop mold with A&W Root Beer

Insert pop sticks and freeze overnight

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream Root Beer Float

An adult twist on a classic favorite, this beverage is reserved for Float lovers 21 and up. 

Serves: 1

Ingredients: 

6 oz. of A&W Root Beer

1 oz. of Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream

2 scoops of vanilla ice cream

Directions:

Combine A&W Root Beer and Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream into a frosty mug

Top with vanilla ice cream and enjoy 

Buffalo Trace Bourbon Cream Root Beer Float photo courtesy of Crazy for Cookies and More