What's better, happy hour or dessert? It's a tough decision, we know. And with boozy ice cream floats, you don't have to make a choice. Enjoy both those favorite indulgences in one neat package. Ice cream floats inspire a feeling of nostalgia, and when they're spiked with booze, they can simple make us giddy. So get cheerful. Poor yourself a drink and top it off with a scoop of your favorite frozen flavor. Click through the slideshow below for inspiration.

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  • Boozy Biscoff Beer Floats

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.bakersroyale.com/ice-cream-and-frozen-desserts/chocolate-porter-and-biscoff-coffee-beer-floats/" target="_hplink">Boozy Biscoff Beer Floats recipe by Bakers Royale</a></strong> Chocolate porter beer is the perfect canvas for sweet embellishments, like ice cream and Biscoff spread.

  • Irish Car Bomb Ice Cream Float

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.petitekitchenesse.com/2012/03/12/irish-car-bomb-ice-cream-float/" target="_hplink">Irish Car Bomb Ice Cream Float recipe</a> by Petite Kitchenesse</strong> This float is boozy in all the right ways: Baileys ice cream, whiskey caramel sauce, whiskey whipped cream and Guinness.

  • Manhattan Float

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://vimeo.com/42704160" target="_hplink">Manhattan Float recipe </a></strong> Bourbon, cherry soda, vanilla ice cream and cherry fruit make this ice cream float version of a Manhattan. <em>Photo by <a href="http://www.scoopadventures.com/home/manhattan-float.html" target="_hplink">Scoop Adventures</a>.</em>

  • Lambic Float

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://thedabble.com/blog/announcement-lambic-floats/" target="_hplink">Lambic Float recipe</a> by The Dabble</strong> Not only is this float beautiful, but it makes a satisfying dessert too.

  • Guinness Extra Stout Floats

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://thefreshfridge.com/2011/08/guinness-extra-stout-floats/" target="_hplink">Guinness Extra Stout Floats recipe</a> by The Fresh Fridge</strong> If you can't decide between a coffee or a beer to finish the meal off, have this float instead. It's made with coffee ice cream, chocolate syrup and Guinness.

  • Creamsicle Float

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://bravetart.com/blog/PersonalFloatationDevice" target="_hplink">Creamsicle Float recipe</a> by Brave Tart</strong> This simple float will take you back to a simpler time. You just need vanilla ice cream, Fanta orange soda and Aperol.

  • Bourbon Cream Root Beer Floats

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.loveandoliveoil.com/2012/06/bourbon-cream-root-beer-floats.html" target="_hplink">Bourbon Cream Root Beer Floats recipe</a> by Love and Olive Oil</strong> A traditional root beer float gets boozy with the addition of bourbon cream liquor.

  • Limoncello Ice Cream Floats

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://www.cupcakeproject.com/2012/05/limoncello-float.html" target="_hplink">Limoncello Ice Cream Floats recipe</a> by Cupcake Project</strong> It's not just Limoncello in this float, but champagne -- which makes this one refreshing ice cream float.

  • Boozy Birthday Cake Shots

    <strong>Get the <a href="http://sweetapolita.com/2012/03/boozy-birthday-cake-shots/" target="_hplink">Boozy Birthday Cake Shots recipe</a> by Sweetapolita</strong> Who needs birthday cake when you can have birthday cake shots? And while these are not technically a float, they're boozy and they do include loads of whipped cream giving the same sweet result.

  • How To Make an Ice Cream Soda

    Learn to make an ice cream soda for a delicious creamy, fizzy treat.