Indulge in the grown-up delight of the Dirty Root Beer Float, a sophisticated twist on the classic summertime treat that introduces the rich flavors of RumChata for an irresistible alcoholic kick.
Savor the nostalgia of childhood while reveling in the adult sophistication of this delightful concoction. The addition of RumChata not only imparts a subtle sweetness but also infuses a creamy texture, elevating the root beer float to a new level of indulgence.
- RumChata Cream Liqueur: Crafted with rum, cinnamon, and vanilla, this cream-based liqueur adds a unique twist to the adult root beer float. For a homemade version, you can easily whip up a batch. Alternatively, explore Baileys as a creamy alternative, with chocolate flavor and Irish whiskey. Baileys also offers a vanilla and cinnamon liqueur, creating a flavorful variation for your root beer float.
- Ice Cream: Elevate the experience with a scoop of vanilla ice cream, turning each bite into a delightful treat. Drizzling a bit of RumChata over a scoop of vanilla ice cream provides an additional layer of indulgence.
- Root Beer: Choose your preferred brand of root beer, whether regular or diet, to complete the ensemble.
What Does RumChata Taste Like?
Imagine a creamy and sweet alcoholic beverage with a subtle hint of dark rum. Think of the residual milk left in the bowl after enjoying a bowl of Cinnamon Toast Crunch. Now, picture that complementing your root beer float, creating a truly magical fusion of flavors.
Can I Use a Different Kind of Alcohol?
Certainly! If RumChata isn’t readily available, explore other alcoholic alternatives to transform your root beer float into a boozy delight. Consider options such as root beer schnapps, bourbon, spiced rum, or even vodka for a personalized touch.
- 2 ounces (60 ml) RumChata
- 3-4 scoops vanilla ice cream
- 12 ounces (355 ml) root beer, or enough to top off the drink
- In a large mug, add RumChata, followed by the ice cream.
- Slowly pour the root beer over the top of the ice cream, being cautious as it may fizz up.
- Enjoy the creamy cocktail and add more root beer as needed to top off this delightful indulgence.