In honor of the official start of the college football season this Labor Day weekend, the recently debuted Ashford Sports Lounge at Puerto Rico’s Condado Plaza Hilton introduces a new touchdown-worthy drink, “The Quarterjack.” A sophisticated blend of Jack Daniels, Amaretto, coconut water, pineapple juice and fresh lime juice, guests and visitors alike to the island’s historic capital city can cheers to all with this all-star cocktail while overlooking spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean. Whether it’s watching at home or on one of the lounge’s lush mahogany booths, the Quarterjack is the perfect cocktail to have in hand for the game.
The Quarterjack Recipe
1 ½ oz Jack Daniels
½ oz Amaretto
1 ½ oz coconut water
1 ½ oz pineapple juice
½ oz fresh lime juice
½ cinnamon syrup
Pineapple slice (for garnish)
Directions: Mix all ingredients together in a cocktail shaker. Pour into a glass. Garnish with a slice of pineapple and serve.
The Condado Plaza Hilton in Puerto Rico Debuts
New Ashford Sports Lounge
Modern Lounge Welcomes Sports Lovers to San Juan’s Newest Entertainment Outlet
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico – January 6, 2015 – With spectacular views of the Atlantic Ocean, The Condado Plaza Hilton in San Juan, Puerto Rico announces the debut of its Ashford Sports Lounge, welcoming sports lovers to watch their favorite team on the big screen. Located in the hotel’s lobby, Ashford Sports Lounge brings hotel guests and locals a modern and refined atmosphere for sports competitions complemented by a distinct menu featuring creative cocktails, craft beers and flavorful fare.
Named after Condado’s Ashford Avenue, the epicenter of shopping and entertainment in the fashionable Condado area of the city, Ashford Sports Lounge features five HD large-screen TVs, one projector, and space for 42 seated in lush mahogany seats and booths. Ashford Sports Lounge is open daily from 12 p.m. until 2 a.m
Ashford Sports Lounge is managed by Puerto Rico’s renowned entertainment maven Shimmy McHugh and designed by Kevin Durand, creators of Eternal Lobby Lounge at The Condado Plaza Hilton. The duo also created BRAVA – San Juan’s hottest nightclub, and The Rose – romantic lounge and bar, located at El San Juan Resort & Casino, a Hilton Hotel
About The Condado Plaza Hilton
Ideally located on San Juan’s sophisticated Condado strip, The Condado Plaza Hilton has the distinction of being the only hotel to overlook both the Atlantic Ocean and the tranquil Condado Lagoon. Designed by renowned architect Morris Lapidus in1963, the landmark hotel features 571 Leo Daly-designed deluxe guest rooms and suites, which offer sleek contemporary interiors, many with private balconies and breathtaking water views. Eight restaurants, bars and lounges – including the flagship restaurant of top Puerto Rican Chef Wilo Benet – suit guests with every taste and style. Also available are a protected beach and swimming area; three outdoor swimming pools; tennis courts; 24-hour fitness center; ScoutAbout children’s activity program; 24-hour 12,500 square-foot casino; and 40,000 square feet of meeting space. The sleek design of the hotel makes it the ideal urban retreat for business or leisure travel, with cosmopolitan sophistication that blends with San Juan’s colonial tradition. For reservations or further information about The Condado Plaza Hilton, call 787-721-1000 or visit https://www.condadoplaza.com