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This adults-only float is a must-make for a festive fall gathering. Depending on your crowd, you may want to provide straws, spoons, and refills. This beer float makes for a perfect dessert cocktail to finish of a great party or meal. 

Julianna Grimes
Recipe by Cooking Light October 2012


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Serves 4 (serving size: 1 float)


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  • Place 1/2 cup vanilla ice cream in each of 4 tall glasses. Top each serving with 1 tablespoon vodka, 1 tablespoon brewed espresso, and 6 ounces oatmeal stout beer. Serve immediately.


Nutrition Facts

264 calories; fat 7.3g; saturated fat 4.5g; sodium 60mg.