Lovely Day for a Guinness, With Ice Cream

can of Guinness with milkshake next to it

Guinness, the iconic dry stout from Ireland, is one of the most popular beers worldwide. With a (manufactured) reputation for being good for you —  a successful advertising campaign that began in the 1930s (“Guinness for Strength”, “Guinness Makes You Strong”) spread the word — the hearty black brew has found a place in the culinary world. French toast, brownies, chili, stews: there are entire websites dedicated to cooking with Guinness.

Edible discovered Guinness in its most sublime state at Relish in Kings Park where Chef Steve Cardello whirls it into a divine milk shake. Stop by for a frosty toast to St. Patrick or pull out your blender and make your own. After all, “Guinness is Good For You.”

Guinness Milk Shakes from Relish in Kings Park
4 oz Guinness
3 scoops chocolate ice cream
2 oz Hershey’s chocolate syrup
2 oz caramel sauce

Place the ice cream and Guinness in a blender and blend on high until smooth, about 30 seconds. Drizzle the chocolate syrup and the caramel sauce down the insides of each glass. Pour the shake into glasses, top with fresh whipped cream and garnish with chocolate shavings. Serve immediately.

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