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Orchids At Palm Court In Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza And Blank Slate Brewing Company Set To Release Fourth Collaboration Beer “Repose”
January 21, 2016
CINCINNATI - 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 fourth 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 Repose,” is a dry English style cranberry stout. “Winter means stout season here in the Midwest. We started with a drier English style stout to create a beer that is hearty, but not too filling. On top of that we used more than one pound of pureed cranberries per gallon in this beer to give it a subtle tart fruit character.” said Scott LaFollette, proprietor, Blank Slate Brewing Company.
“We’ve had great success with our previous three beers and really look forward to moving into our winter beer “Repose.” While most of the growing is dormant, this dry, cranberry English stout is a perfect reflection of the season,” Todd Kelly, executive chef, Orchids at Palm Court, Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza.
Beginning on Thursday, Jan. 21 “Orchids Bounty” 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 Repose” will find their way to other establishments around the city while supplies last.
About Orchids at Palm Court and Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza
Orchids at Palm Court is one of The Restaurants at Palm Court, which also includes The Bar at Palm Court and The Grille at Palm Court. The restaurant features rare Brazilian rosewood walls with German silver-nickel metalwork and lighting fixtures. The two-story ceiling features large Romanesque murals and on the north end of the restaurant is an original Rookwood Pottery fountain flanked by two large Rookwood seahorses, all of which illustrates some of the finest French Art Deco in the world.
Orchids at Palm Court has received the following accolades:
- AAA Five-Diamond, 2015, the only one in Ohio and one of just 63 in North America
- Executive Chef Todd Kelly was named the American Culinary Federation's U.S.A. Chef of the Year, the highest honor given by the national organization comprising 20,000 chefs
- Hilton Hotels & Resorts No. 1 Food and Beverage Hotel in the U.S. for five of the last six years
- Hilton Hotels & Resorts "Award of Excellence" winner - given to the top five performing hotels, 2015
- Forbes rated Orchids at Palm Court "Four Stars" for 2013, 2014 and 2015
- Chef Todd Kelly is a Hilton Hotels and Resorts Signature Chef, one of just six in the U.S.
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza and Orchids at Palm Court are located at 35 West Fifth Street, Cincinnati, Ohio, 45202. For more information or reservations, call the hotel directly at 513-421-9100 or visit our website at www.cincinnatinetherlandplaza.hilton.com or www.orchidsatpalmcourt.com.
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.
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