Brightfield, our collaboration with The NoMad

 
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Located due North of Madison Square Park, the appropriately named NoMad Hotel is housed in an intensely moody turn-of-the-century building on the corner of Broadway & 28th Street.

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Inside, the labyrinthine series of bars, dining rooms and lounges are decorated with a level of detail rarely seen, and we were inspired by the recurring use of dark textiles and gilded accents found throughout the space.

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To develop the recipe for Brightfield, we spent a lot of time with the team from NoMad, both in NYC and up in Beacon, tasting through barrels and discussing flavor arrangements. We wanted to highlight a few seasonal and local ingredients that could be found on their menu — landing on raw buckwheat and apples from New York State.

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Brightfield is a Sour Farmhouse Ale with NYS raw buckwheat & apples, hopped with Citra and Mosaic, and aged in oak wine barrels for 8 months. Brewed in collaboration with the team at The NoMad Hotel in New York City.

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