A grown-up take on the quintessential sodashop favorite. (pictured left)Gather Journal Boozy Root Beer Float
The float has been a hit since its invention in the late 1800s, beloved for its combination of two longstanding childhood favorites: sodapop and ice cream. In our more classic riff, root beer is replaced by Root (an aromatic liqueur available at most specialty liquor stores), and in our seasonal version, rhubarb takes center stage.
serves 2 floats (pictured left)
Divide Root liqueur and ginger ale between two tall glasses. Top each with a generous scoop of ice cream.