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Boozy Salted Caramel Pretzel Root Beer Floats - Sugar & Cloth - Recipe
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Boozy Caramel Pretzel Root Beer Floats

Why make a regular root beer float when you can make a boozy caramel pretzel root beer float?!
Total Time20 mins
Course: Desserts
Cuisine: American
Keyword: ashley rose, beertail, caramel, drink recipe, easy, float, how to, ice cream, idea, party ideas, quick, recipe, root beer, salted, sugar and cloth
Servings: 6 cocktails
Calories: 661kcal


  • Blender or food processor


Bourbon Salted Caramel

  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1/4 cup Water
  • 1/2 cup Heavy cream
  • 2 tbsp Unsalted butter
  • 1/2 tsp Bourbon

Boozy Float Ingredients

  • Bourbon salted caramel
  • 6 package Hard root beer
  • 1 quart Vanilla ice cream
  • 2 cup Pretzels
  • Whipped cream


  • Yields 6 servings.
  • Dip the rim of a tall glass, jar, or mug in the bourbon salted caramel. Place glass in the freezer.
  • Place 1 cup of the pretzels in a food processor and pulse until just broken down (or hammer them in a cloth bag if you don't have a processor). Transfer to a small plate, then remove glasses from freezer and dip each rim in the broken pretzels.
  • Spread some caramel on the inside of the prepared glass. Add ice cream. Drizzle with more caramel sauce and broken pretzels. Top with hard root beer, whipped cream, additional caramel sauce, and whole pretzels also dipped in caramel.


Calories: 661kcal | Carbohydrates: 92g | Protein: 9g | Fat: 29g | Saturated Fat: 18g | Cholesterol: 107mg | Sodium: 570mg | Potassium: 365mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 68g | Vitamin A: 1074IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 220mg | Iron: 2mg