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Cream Of The Crop-tails

Cream of The Crop-tails

It’s America’s day to dote on ice cream floats! And while this classic summer cooler is famous for the basic chocolate, vanilla and strawberry flavors, why not whip up a grown-up version of this summer treat?

To start livin’ the cream, stop at your nearby Spec’s for your floatation inspiration. We’ve listed a few tasty concoctions below but really, you’re only limited by your imagination. Invite some friends over for a spirited ice cream social.

Want to add a touch of gloat to your floats? Replace the traditional barware choices with retro diner-style soda fountain glasses– now that’s celebrating today in style!

Orange Dreamsicle Float
2 oz vanilla flavored vodka
6 oz chilled orange soda
2 scoops vanilla ice cream

Pour vodka and orange soda in a chilled highball glass. Then top with two scoops of
vanilla ice cream. Cheers!

Choco-Cherry Bourbon Float
1 pint of dark chocolate ice cream
2 oz bourbon
1 cherry soda, chilled

Fill chilled highball glass with ice cream. Pour in 1-2 shots of bourbon. Add soda and serve with straws or spoons.

Guinness Extra Stout Float
¾ cup Guinness Stout
2 scoops coffee ice cream
Dark chocolate syrup
Chocolate shavings for garnish

Line the sides of a frosty mug with dark chocolate syrup. Add 2 scoops coffee ice cream then fill with Guinness. Drizzle dark chocolate syrup on top and garnish
with dark chocolate shavings. Enjoy!


Owned and operated by the same Houston family since 1962, Spec’s is a true destination shopping experience. We now operate over 150 stores all over the great state of Texas and offer a large selection of wines, spirits and finer foods.

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