Irish Car Bomb Float

The Irish Car Bomb, where a shot of Baileys Irish Cream is dropped into a glass of Guinness and Jameson Irish whiskey, may be a fan favourite but this float takes it to the next level. 

Besides, Baileys ice cream may just be the best ice cream ever. 

Photo by Kathy Jollimore


1 oz Jameson Irish whiskey

2 scoops Baileys Irish Cream ice cream (recipe below)

1 can Guinness

Baileys Ice cream

3 egg yolks

½ cup sugar

½ cup (120 mL) whole milk

½ cup (120 mL) heavy cream

½ cup (120 mL) Baileys

½ tsp vanilla


  1. Add the whiskey into a tall glass. Add the ice cream. Top with Guinness and serve immediately.
  2. Baileys Ice cream
  3. Whisk together the egg yolks and sugar until thick and pale in colour.
  4. In a saucepan, heat the milk, cream, Baileys and vanilla, just until it starts steaming.
  5. Slowly whisk the hot liquid into the egg yolks. Return the mixture to the saucepan and heat gently, stirring continuously, until thickened.
  6. Remove from heat and pour into a shallow dish. Refrigerate until completely cool. 5. Pour into an ice cream maker and follow manufacturer’s directions. Serve immediately or freeze until more firm.

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