A Root Beer Float is brewed with root beer and a big scoop of vanilla ice cream. This specialty drink is best known for being served at root beer stands in a frosted mug or glass, but the beverage is also available at various festivals, fairs, ballparks, theme parks, carnivals and other special events in the USA.
Root Beer Floats Fast Facts
• Also called "brown cows" or "black cows".
• Over 900,000 free floats were served on "National Float Day" on June 21, 2004 throughout the USA.