Coffee Stout Beer Float: A Summer Happy Hour Tutorial


It’s summer, it’s June Dairy Month and it’s 5’oclock somewhere – the perfect time to mix up our new favorite indulgence. It combines our two favorite summer refreshments to create a concoction that is irresistible and borderline magical. Behold: THE BEER FLOAT.



Coffee Stout Beer Float

This dessert cocktail may be decadent, but the beer float’s perfection is achieved in three simple steps.

What you’ll need: coffee stout beer, chocolate ice cream, glasses and straws (optional)


Step one:

Scoop desired amount of ice cream into glass (we recommend two).


Step two:

Slowly pour beer on top of ice cream to fill the glass.


Step three:

Bask in the glory of the beer float.

Repeat as necessary.

For more summer refreshment inspiration, check out the latest issue of Grate. Pair. Share. for three more refreshing and effortlessly flavorful beer cocktails – complete with Wisconsin cheese pairings and accompaniments. Your summer happy hour game just improved by 100 percent.