New York City, the city that never sleeps, is a symphony of lights, sounds, and tastes. Amidst its iconic skyline and bustling streets, a select group of hotels offer not only luxurious accommodations but also a haven for draft beer enthusiasts. These establishments blend the sophistication of upscale hospitality with the conviviality of a well-poured brew, creating a unique experience for every visitor.
Nestled between the Theatre District and Radio City Music Hall, the newly minted Hard Rock Hotel New York is a shining star in the city’s hospitality scene. Elevating the concept of entertainment, this venue boasts 446 guestrooms and suites across 36 floors, innovative dining options, and extraordinary entertainment spaces. At the heart of it all is the RT60 Rooftop Bar & Lounge, perched on the 34th floor, offering a mesmerizing panorama of the city’s iconic skyline.
Here, the allure of draft beer is paired with delectable appetizers, providing a sensory experience that resonates with the glamor and grit of New York City. Music aficionados will revel in the ambiance adorned with memorabilia from world-renowned artists who found inspiration in the city’s vibrant energy.
As the pioneer in the Pod Hotels collection, Pod 51 Hotel ushered in a new era of budget-friendly yet uniquely tailored accommodations in the heart of Midtown Manhattan. The Rooftop Deck Bar is a sanctuary for weary travelers looking to unwind after a day of exploration. With views overlooking Midtown East, it provides a picturesque backdrop for relaxation. Boasting over 10 taps, the bar offers a diverse selection of draft beers, providing the perfect complement to an array of tempting snacks.
Tucked away in Brooklyn’s Boerum Hill, The Lobby at Ace Hotel Brooklyn exudes an air of refinement in an unassuming neighborhood. This first Ace property in Brooklyn captures the essence of the borough with its tree-lined streets and historic brownstones. With an abundance of natural light and an array of library-esque workspaces, The Lobby provides an intimate setting for aperitifs before dinner or a night out. Plush seating and mid-century modern touches offer a cozy alternative to the bar, creating an inviting atmosphere for patrons. The curated beer list, featuring local options, includes a nonalcoholic ale from Connecticut that offers a taste akin to traditional brews. Live music adds an extra layer of charm, making it a focal point for the community.
Zaytinya, the latest jewel in The Ritz-Carlton New York, Nomad’s crown, is a culinary ode to Turkish, Greek, and Lebanese cuisines. With a mod-meets-Mediterranean interior design by David Rockwell’s Rockwell Group, the restaurant offers a sensory journey through its mezze-inspired menu. From shareable spreads to flatbreads and decadent desserts, every dish tells a story of Mediterranean flavors. The cocktail offerings are equally captivating, with creations like the Za’atar Margarita and the complex Caleidoscope. To complement this rich palette of flavors, Zaytinya presents an enticing selection of draft beers, including the Crickets Pilsner and the Rolling in Clouds IPA, elevating the dining experience to a new level.
Familiar, comforting, and sneakily sophisticated, Revel & Rye offers an intimate dining experience tucked away from the hustle and bustle of Broadway. From morning pastries to evening cocktails, and an extensive American whiskey list waiting to be explored, this venue caters to every palate. With an impressive array of over 16 taps, the draft beer options are boundless, ensuring there’s always something new to savor. So, settle in, pull up a seat at the bar, and bask in the vibrant energy of New York City, all within arm’s reach.
The Future of Draft Beer is Smart
In addition to these exceptional venues, the future of draft beer is undergoing a technological revolution with Pubinno’s Smart Tap. This cutting-edge system promises to redefine the pouring process, ensuring each beer is served at its absolute best. By optimizing the draft experience, it guarantees a consistent, high-quality pour every time. The Smart Tap is poised to revolutionize the draft beer landscape, offering a seamless fusion of technology and tradition in these already remarkable establishments.
Exploring New York City’s vibrant hotel scene reveals a world where elegance harmonizes with the simple pleasure of sipping a well-poured draft beer. From the heights of RT60 Rooftop Bar & Lounge to the intimate corners of Revel & Rye, each establishment offers a unique experience that transcends the ordinar.
With the promise of Pubinno’s Smart Tap technology on the horizon, the future of draft beer in these exceptional venues is poised for an exciting new chapter, one that will undoubtedly further elevate the already remarkable experiences they offer.
Cheers till the next one.