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Guinness float cocktail recipe

Guinness Float Recipe

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Guinness lovers unite! Serve up an adult alternative to the classic root beer float by making this Guinness float recipe.
Course cocktails
Prep Time 10 mins
Total Time 10 mins
Servings 2 servings
Calories 642
Author Cheryl Najafi


  • 1 can or bottle Guinness beer
  • 4 scoops French vanilla ice cream
  • 2 beer glasses
  • chocolate shavings optional


  • Place two scoops of ice cream into each glass.
  • Tilt glasses and pour Guinness in slowly. Wait for head of beer to settle before filling completely.
  • Top with chocolate shavings and serve with spoon and straw.


Despite its richness in color, Guinness contains 25 fewer calories than most ales and lagers.


Calories: 642kcal | Carbohydrates: 74g | Protein: 10g | Fat: 31g | Saturated Fat: 19g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 106mg | Sodium: 197mg | Potassium: 538mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 64g