Imperial Stout Float

By Garrett Oliver

 It sounds exactly like what it is. This one is always a hit, and it couldn’t be easier.


  • 1

    Here’s the important part – the beer goes in the glass first. Always. If you try to pour the beer into the ice cream, you’re going to end up with a mess.

  • 2

    Carefully add a big scoop of ice cream into the beer.

  • 3

    Using a grater, grate some chocolate on top of the foam.

  • 4

    Stick in the straws, and serve to your brand new best friends.

Imperial Stout Float
  • 2 bottles imperial stout (Brooklyn Black Chocolate Stout)
  • 1 pint ice cream, preferably vanilla
  • spiced Mexican chocolate bar, such as Mast Brothers Serrano Chile or dark chocolate
  • glasses, teaspoons, and straws