Grown-up soda floats with a Mzansi twist
Delve into the irresistible allure of boozy soda floats infused with a splash of Mzansi magic!
As the summer vibes take centre stage, a fizzy trend is making waves – enter grown-up soda floats!
Picture this: a rendezvous of childhood nostalgia and adult indulgence in a glass filled with effervescent sweet excitement. Why settle for the ordinary when you can transform your classic soda float into a spirited adventure?
Why boozy soda floats? Because even adulthood deserves a dash of fun: Remember the days when soda floats were all about kid-friendly frolics? Well, times are changing, and so are our palates!
Grown-up soda floats are the cheeky, rebellious cousins of their innocent counterparts. Why should kids have all the fun? It’s time to infuse those fizzy concoctions with a splash of adult magic. Whether it’s the thrill of spirits, the daring dance of liqueurs, or the collection of unique flavours, grown-up soda floats are here to remind us that adulthood can be just as fun – and a little quirky!
So, this summer, don’t just beat the heat – savour it with a quirky Mzansi-flavour twist. Grab your glasses, experiment with these offbeat flavour combinations, and let the grown-up soda float journey commence.
Mzansi-flavoured boozy soda floats
1. Brandewyn float
Elevate the classic brandy and coke with a double hit and top it with a generous scoop of vanilla ice cream for a delightful liquid dessert!
2. Rooibos float
Create a rooibos-infused syrup, pair it with a rooibos-infused liquor, top with soda water, and finish it off with honey-infused ice cream for a unique and tantalising treat.
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3. Guava ginger beer fizz
Experience a symphony of flavours with guava ice cream, vodka for a spirited kick, and the effervescence of fiery ginger beer. This fizzy concoction promises a sweet and spicy escapade!
4. Pinotage berry bliss
Embark on a wine-infused journey with mixed berry sorbet, a generous splash of Pinotage wine, and a refreshing touch of lemonade.
5. Lemon meringue float
Begin with a tot of Limoncello or any lemon-flavoured liqueur, top it with lemonade, and add a final flourish with a dollop of lemon cream ice cream (or vanilla ice cream). Delight in this zesty creation!
6. Zamalek shandy float
A delightful blend of Black Label beer and zesty lemonade, topped with a generous scoop of velvety vanilla ice cream.
7. Katemba float
Transform the humble Katemba, an inexpensive South African-Portuguese drink consisting of equal parts dry red wine and coke, into a delightful float by adding a scoop of vanilla ice cream, an affordable indulgence with a dessert twist!
8. The Springbokkie float
Even South Africa’s favourite shooter can be transformed into a delightful soda float! To craft this epic float, ensure everything is refreshingly cold. Begin by chilling both the peppermint liqueur and the Amarula.
In a glass filled with ice, pour a tot of peppermint liqueur. Follow it up with two tots of chilled cream soda. Then, add two generous scoops of vanilla ice cream. Finish off your creation by topping it with a tot of chilled Amarula. Give it a gentle stir and savour the delicious transformation! Here’s to a unique and delightful Springbokkie Float experience!
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