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Orchids At Palm Court In Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza And Blank Slate Brewing Company Set To Release Second Collaboration Beer “Flourish”
July 13, 2015
CINCINNATI, Ohio - The creative minds behind Orchids at Palm Court and Blank Slate Brewing Company have teamed up yet again to create a collaborative beer to be served in the acclaimed restaurant, Orchids at Palm Court and The Bar at Palm Court located in Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza. This is the second in a series of four beers created to accompany the season in which they are served and to incorporate culinary influences pertinent to that time of year.
The newest beer entitled "Orchids Flourish" is a German Style Altbier brewed with agave nectar and finger limes. "The beer has a light maltiness to it but also a fruit sweetness from the addition of agave nectar. There's a big hit of lime in the nose that combines with the agave to give a nuanced flavor akin to a tequila/lime cocktail. It's not a traditional summer beer, but sometimes you just have to buck tradition." says Scott LaFollette, Blank Slate Brewing Company.
"We have been anticipating the release of the 'Flourish.' The 'Bloom' was such a unique and wonderful beer I think everyone is really going to appreciate the uniqueness of an Altbier brewed with agava and finger limes," Todd Kelly, executive chef, Orchids at Palm Court.
Beginning on Thursday, July 16 "Orchids Flourish" will be a 'draft only' offering available in The Bar at Palm Court and Orchids at Palm Court in the hotel located at 35 W 5th Street. It will also be available for a limited time at the Blank Slate Brewing Company PourHouse located at 4233 Airport Rd., Unit C starting on that same day. A few kegs of "Orchids Flourish" will find their way to other establishments around the city while supplies last.
About Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
The Restaurants at Palm Court include Orchids at Palm Court, The Bar at Palm Court and The Grille at Palm Court. The restaurants feature original French art deco including rare Brazilian rosewood walls, German silver-nickel metalwork and lighting fixtures, large Romanesque murals and a Rookwood Pottery fountain.
Orchids at Palm Court has been recognized as one of the best restaurants in the U.S. Accolades and awards include:
- AAA Five-Diamond for 2015 - the only one in Ohio and one of just 63 in North America
- Forbes Four-Stars for 2013, 2014, 2015
- OpenTable - "One of the Top 100 Best Restaurants" for five consecutive years including 2014's ranking as No. 7 Best in the U.S.
- Executive Chef Kelly - American Culinary Federation's U.S.A. Chef of the Year, the highest honor awarded by the organization
- Hilton Hotels & Resorts No. 1 Food and Beverage Hotel in the U.S. for five of the last six years
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, located in the heart of Cincinnati, is one of the world's finest examples of French Art Deco architecture. The hotel is a charter member of Historic Hotels of America, is a registered National Landmark and is on the National Register of Historic Places. The hotel features 561 updated guestrooms, over 40,000 square feet of meeting space-from boardrooms to ballrooms, including the Hall of Mirrors, one of the Midwest's most breathtaking ballrooms.
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza is located at 35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202.
About Blank Slate Brewing Company
Blank Slate Brewing Company is the culmination of over 10 years of effort put together by owner, janitor, and yeast farmer Scott LaFollette. After working as a Plastics Engineer and Polymer Chemist for over a decade while simultaneously researching, learning and planning to open a brewery in his hometown of Cincinnati, Ohio, he finally took the leap in 2012. Blank Slate specializes in seasonal, non-traditional and culinary influenced styles of beer brewed by hand in a converted airplane parts warehouse near Cincinnati's Lunken Airfield.
Blank Slate Brewing Company is located at 4233 Airport Rd. Unit C, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45226.
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
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