Strawberry Beer Floats for the Great Blogger BBQ!

Strawberry Beer Floats!
Happy Summer! I hope you don’t think I’ve forgotten about you or this blog or baking because I don’t think I could ever. Even when I’m too busy to blog, I’m always thinking about recipes!

I’m super excited to be participating in a fun blogger BBQ party because A) so many extremely talented bloggers are participating, and B) cookout food is the BEST part of summer. The food is the best part of any season, tbh, but it is especially fantastic in the summer.

Strawberry Beer Floats!
I couldn’t decide (how typical of me!) between making a cocktail or a dessert, so I figured WHY not do both? If you live in Alabama and you are at a cookout (and you are me), you are most likely trying not to complain about the heat while wondering how it could possibly get this hot on the planet Earth. SO, you’ll want your beverages and your desserts to be as cool and refreshing as possible.

Now you can have your frosty beer and your freezing cold ice cream at the same time!

Strawberry Beer Floats!

about these floats!

1. Three ingredients! But 4 if you count making the homemade strawberry sauce.
2. I used vanilla bean ice cream and Redd’s Strawberry Ale, but feel free to try whichever ice cream and beer you want. I feel like it would be hard to mess this up, but if you have enough beer floats, you might not even notice if you did.
3. The strawberry sauce is simply pureed strawberries and some sugar, which is cooked on the stove top for a little bit until it’s reduced. Please, *please* tell me you will try this before buying that red stuff in a squeeze bottle at the grocery store, ok?
4. You can easily double the strawberry sauce recipe if you’re feeding a large crowd.

Strawberry Beer Floats!
Strawberry Beer Floats!
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Strawberry Beer Floats for the Great Blogger BBQ!
strawberry sauce
  • 2 cups sliced strawberries
  • ¼ cup water
  • 1 cup sugar
  • Strawberry syrup
  • ½ gallon vanilla bean ice cream
  • 6-pack of strawberry beers (or more if you're feeding a crowd)
strawberry sauce
  1. Add strawberries and water to a blender. Blend until smooth. Pour into a saucepan over medium heat and add sugar. Bring to a low boil, stirring until sugar dissolves. Reduce heat to a simmer and let mixture cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened. Mixture should coat the back of a spoon and fall in ribbons
  2. Let strawberry sauce cool completely before using!!
  1. Drizzle a little bit of strawberry sauce into a glass. Add two scoops of ice cream and some more strawberry sauce. Pour beer over ice cream. Let the puffy foam settle and drizzle with more sauce. Repeat for each float!
  2. (The number of floats this recipe will make depends on the size of the glasses you're using.)
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50 recipes for the perfect summer get-together! Whether you're planning a barbecue, picnic, or outdoor party, check out everything from appetizer recipes, entree recipes, cocktail recipes, dessert recipes, side dish recipes and more to go with your BBQ! #greatbloggerBBQ

50 recipes for the perfect summer get-together! Whether you're planning a barbecue, picnic, or outdoor party, check out everything from appetizer recipes, entree recipes, cocktail recipes, dessert recipes, side dish recipes and more to go with your BBQ! #greatbloggerBBQ


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