Autograph Collection Joins With Jim Beam To Create Small Batch Bourbon Signature Cocktail Guide

    Autograph Collection Joins With Jim Beam To Create Small Batch Bourbon
                           Signature Cocktail Guide

Cocktails Inspired By Uniquely Independent Travel Experiences

PR Newswire

BETHESDA, Md., June 12, 2013

BETHESDA, Md., June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Autograph Collection,
( exclusive portfolio of independent hotels
announced today the creation of a limited edition cocktail book featuring a
selection of small batch bourbon based drinks inspired by Autograph Collection
hotel experiences. The Autograph Collection Hotels Signature Cocktail Guide
will be available at every Autograph Collection hotel and select cocktails
will also be available at each location.

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As part of the cocktail book, select Autograph Collection hotels hand selected
a Jim Beam® small batch bourbon that represents each hotel's unique
personality and created a cocktail inspired by its signature attributes.
Ranging from the Bohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront in Georgia to the Scrub
Island Resort, Spa & Marina in the British Virgin Islands, the Autograph
Collection Hotels Signature Cocktail Guide contains twelve cocktails to take
travelers on a personal journey of taste.

The vision behind the Autograph Collection is to offer an evolving group of
passionately independent hotels that fall under distinct categories of travel
experience including Culinary Delight, Artistic Getaway, Historic Exploration,
or Sporting Adventure. Exactly like nothing else, each hotel is thoughtfully
chosen for its quality, originality, bold character and capacity to offer
guests a range of unique and unexpected experiences suited to their individual
sense of style and adventure.

Try the Thirsty Commodus made with Jim Beam® Bourbon  at the Grand Bohemian
Hotel Orlando, inspired by the Italian marble sculpture in the hotel's bar
depicting the Roman Emperor Lucius Aurelis Commodus. Experience the cultural
flavors of the Big Easy at The Saint Hotel with The Saint Classic, a variation
on the famous New Orleans version of the Old Fashioned cocktail. Tap into
mixology history at The Hotel Minneapolis with the Basil Hayden's® Bourbon
based Classic Whiskey Sour, inspired by life in the Midwest.

The exclusive guide features libations inspired by twelve independent
experiences, including:

  oThe Algonquin Hotel Times Square
  oBohemian Hotel Savannah Riverfront
  oCasa Monica Hotel
  oThe Glenn Hotel
  oGrand Bohemian Hotel Orlando
  oHotel Duval
  oTurnberry Island Miami
  oScrub Island Resort, Spa & Marina
  oThe Hotel Minneapolis
  oHotel Blackhawk
  oThe Saint Hotel
  oUnion Station Hotel

You can learn more about the guide and find out exactly what your own personal
signature says about you by visiting the Autograph Collection Facebook page,

About AutographCollection

The Autograph Collection is an evolving ensemble of strikingly independent
hotels. Each destination has been selected for its quality, bold originality,
rich character and uncommon details. From near to far, iconic to historic, the
result is an array of properties that is nothing less than unique, nothing
short of collectively exceptional. For more information please visit

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Jim Beam® and Basil Hayden's® are registered trademarks of Jim Beam Brands Co.
and are used with permission.

SOURCE Autograph Collection Hotels

Contact: Catherine Leitner, Renaissance Hotels, (301) 380-4220,, or Lauren Bishop, Alison Brod Public
Relations, (212) 230-1800,
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