10 Booze-Filled Ice Cream Floats to Slurp This Summer

We're not talking about your average root beer float. This is the glass of creamy, boozy heaven your mother warned you about. 

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Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Photo By: Sam Henderson

Oranges and Cream Float

You won’t find this creamsicle on any ice cream truck. The classic flavors of the creamy favorite are given a boozy boost. 

Make This: Oranges and Cream Float 

Strawberry Shortcake Float

Strawberry shortcake never had it so good. Strawberries, cream and a little boozy boost make this the perfect summer sip.

Make This: Strawberry Shortcake Float 

Margarita Float

A margarita that doubles as dessert? Yes, please! Sip your way to happiness with this smooth take on a summer classic.

Make This: Margarita Float 

Cape Codder Float

Think of this a a grown-up version of the punch bowl classic your grandmother loves to serve. Cranberry juice and lime sherbet get a kick from healthy dose of vodka. 

Make This: Cape Codder Float 

Black Russian Float

Meet the black Russian: This decadent dessert float brings together all that is good about coffee, cocktails and ice cream.

Make This: Black Russian Boozy Float

Sparkling Lemonade Float

The Amalfi Coast is calling. Drink in summer with this creamy, fizzy, lemon concoction.

Make This: Sparkling Lemonade Float 

Pina Colada Float

You can almost feel the island breezes with this summer staple. Make it a sweet deal with the addition of ice cream and a little sparkle. 

Make This: Pina Colada Float 

Peach Cobbler Float

Nothing says summer like a peach cobbler. Serve yours up in liquid form with a little kick.

Make This: Peach Cobbler Float 

Cherry Rum and Cola Float

What's better than a cola float? A cherry-flavored boozy float with rum, of course! This soda-fountain treat is all grown up. 

Make This: Cherry Rum and Cola Float

Key Lime Pie Float

Key lime pie is good. Key lime pie with rum and ice cream that you can sip on the patio? Now, that’s a completely different, delicious story.

Make This: Key Lime Pie Float 

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