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Maker's Mark Root Beer Float

drinkart's picture
Anthony wraps up his visit to Daddy-O with a Maker's Mark Root Beer Float, prepared with all fresh ingredients. It is a rich and gorgeous drink for any root beer lover.
  Whipped cream 4 Tablespoon (Makers Mark)
  Dairy cream liqueur 1⁄2 Ounce
  Bourbon whiskey 2 Ounce (Makers Mark)
  Creme de mure 1⁄4 Ounce
  Ice 1 Cup (16 tbs)

1 In the mixing glass, add two dollops of whipped cream.
2 Pour in the Coole Swan and whiskey over the cream.
3 Fill the mixing glass with fresh ice.
4 Cover and shake vigorously.
5 Fill 2/3 of the serving glass with fresh ice.
6 Pour in the root beer to fill the glass up to the level of ice.
7 Strain the drink in the mixing glass slowly over the root beer.
8 Top the drink with another dollop of whipped cream.

9 Garnish with a pretzel stick and add a drinking straw.
10 Float Creme de Mure on top and serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Wine And Drink
Cocktail, Beer, Whiskey
Drinks Channel
Preparation Time: 
5 Minutes
Watch this video of Maker's Mark Root Beer Float to see how exotic this drink looks. This drink will definitely water your mouth. The pretzel stick adds some extra crunch to this drink. Try this creamy delight at home or hop in to Daddy O to taste the real stuff.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 424 Calories from Fat 186

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 21 g31.7%

Saturated Fat 13.7 g68.6%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 85.7 mg28.6%

Sodium 30.3 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.3%

Dietary Fiber 0 g

Sugars 12.9 g

Protein 0.01 g0.03%

Vitamin A Vitamin C

Calcium 4.2% Iron 0.11%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


tanya3286's picture
I have heard a lot of praise in favor of root beer from friends, never had the chance to try this though..maybe now I will! ...Inspired ;)
foodpsychologist's picture
Hey I love that root beer out there. But I'd want to try it out with real ice cream in place of whipped cream . Any suggestions ?
Anonymous's picture
Hey, the root beer float looks good ! But even I'd like this with real vanilla ice cream, not the emulated version.
Maker's Mark Root Beer Float Recipe Video