Guinness and Ice Cream Recipe

I first heard of this surprisingly appealing concoction — sort of a root beer float for grownups — from my friend Belle Casares, née Holahan, a granddaughter of the Irish-American writer John O’Hara, who was in turn descended from the Anglo-Norman Franeys of County Laois.

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Adapted from “The Country Cooking of Ireland” by Colman Andrews. 

Directions

Divide the ice cream equally between 2 tall, ice-cold, wide-mouthed glasses (soda fountain glasses) or glass beer mugs.

Divide the Guinness equally between the two, pouring it over the ice cream; then stir lightly.

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