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Definition:

The float is a beverage that consists of one or more scoops of ice cream in either a soft drink or a mixture of flavored syrup and carbonated water In the United Kingdom cream soda was named that as it was traditionally served with a dollop of ice cream floating in it making ice cream soda. The tiny bubbles of air present in the soda cause the ice cream to float and are nucleation sites for the formation of large bubbles of carbon dioxide. This gives the beverage a "foamy head" similar to a beer head.

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#4
Quote by davrossss
It's called a spider.

It's quite common.


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#5
Root beer float > Coke float
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#10
Quote by littlephil
Coke Floats are called Spiders in Australia.


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#11
Quote by littlephil
Coke Floats are called Spiders in Australia.



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#12
Quote by davrossss
It's called a spider.

It's quite common.


+1
Coke Float just doesn't sound right.


Also if you pour a bit of cream over the icecream then fill with Coke, it makes the ice cream crunchy

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That is NOT a spider. (or coke float..?)
And if it is, it's a fancy one.

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Last edited by qwerty_555 at Jun 5, 2010,
#13
Quote by qwerty_555
That is NOT a spider. (or coke float..?)
And if it is, it's a fancy one.

True.
It's one with root beer (and therefore better) and it's made wrong. It was the first result from google images and I'm lazy

Ice cream always goes in first.
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#14
Quote by BeastlyBassist
Root beer float > Coke float


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#16
Never heard of it but it sounds awesome.
Does anyone know if they even sell them in England?
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#17
Quote by ILiKePiNeAppLeS
Never heard of it but it sounds awesome.
Does anyone know if they even sell them in England?

Make one. Easy.

And you Aussies are insane. Spider? Really?
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#18
Quote by ILiKePiNeAppLeS
Never heard of it but it sounds awesome.
Does anyone know if they even sell them in England?

Sell?

You just take coke, root beer, pepsi (if you're into that kind of stuff >_>, dr pepper etc. and put a scoop of ice cream in it.
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#19
Wow I'm retarded. How did I not think of that
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#20
Putting ice cream in first kinda makes sense because the ice cream always sinks to the bottom anyway...
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#21
Quote by asator
Make one. Easy.

And you Aussies are insane. Spider? Really?



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Going back to my childhood days of sitting in the shade with our ice cream floats, I remember we kids would sit and watch our floats for a few minutes until someone was the first to yell that they had a spider.

The ice cream floats at the top of the drink, with the pop at the bottom. However, as the fizz from the pop starts to float to the top, it oozes its way through the ice cream, forming dark, thin lines on the surface that look like cracks. Eventually, those lines/cracks can look like a spider.



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Quote by qwerty_555

Oooooh, there's logic. Very well then, carry on.
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#24
Its called an ice cream spider. Quite possibly the greatest beverage known to man. on a side note, are you eating an ice cream spider? or drinking it?

Now there's a conundrum.
Last edited by limewireislegal at Jun 5, 2010,
#26
Quote by limewireislegal
Its called an ice cream spider. Quite possibly the greatest beverage known to man. on a side note, are you eating an ice cream spider? or drinking it?

Now there's a conundrum.


Eating the icecream, drinking the coke.
Therefore; getting the best of both worlds

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#27
Lime and Coke Spider ftw. Just put a bit of lime topping in with the ice cream, then pour on coke.
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#30
Never heard of them before... However it looks like it has the potential to be quite tasty. I shall have to make one in six months when it's actually warm again
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#32
Quote by captaincrunk
So it's not more retarded rhyming slang?

Coke float. Hmm.
But no. I've actually never heard it referred to as a coke float. Even in cafes and resturants it's called a spider.

There's blood in the water
Sinking, always sinking

#33
Quote by captaincrunk
Are you a fan of rhyming slang or just not a fan of the word retarded?


I'm from London, there's nothing wrong with a bit of rhyming slang...
#34
Irn Bru floats are amazing. Also amazing with cream soda. I prefer to have them with the ice cream mixed into the whole drink giving it a milkshake-like texture.
#35
Quote by qwerty_555
Coke float. Hmm.
But no. I've actually never heard it referred to as a coke float. Even in cafes and resturants it's called a spider.

In real countries we call it a coke float. If I went into a cafe in Australia and ordered a Spider I'd half expect to get a Black Widow kebab.


I jest Spider actually seems like a better name to me haha
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#37
Cream soda is horific.
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Quote by captaincrunk
That's absolutely meaningless to me! Bah!


Ham shank = yank

Nobody really says that any more though.
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