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July 20, 2018 - 5pm-8pm

Summer of Sculpins

Ballast Point Summer Sculpin

Cool off with some of Ballast Point's finest of libations during this hot, hot summer! Pouring multiple variants of their award-winning IPA along with some other goodies as well. They'll be in house from 5p-8p for all of the swag & sampling needs!

Pouring:

Sculpin
American IPA / 7%

Pineapple Sculpin
American IPA w/ Pineapple / 7%

Grapefruit Sculpin
American IPA w/ Grapefruit / 7%

Aloha Sculpin
American Hazy IPA / 7%

Tart Peach Kölsch
Kölsch w/ Tart Peach / 5.2%

Bonito
American Blonde Ale / 4.5%

Sour Wench
Berliner Weiss w/ Blackberry / 7%

Fathom
American IPA / 6%

July 21, 2018 - 11am/All Day

Belgian National Day

Belgian National Day is July 21

Belgium's national holiday commemorates July 21st, 1831 on which Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg swore allegiance to the new Belgian constitution, thus becoming the nation's first monarch. The king's vow marked the start of the independent state of Belgium under a constitutional monarchy and parliament. We'll celebrate Belgium's Independence Day through the weekend in classic HopCat fashion - with our favorite beer & food offerings!

==Belgian Draft Selection==

Bières de Chimay {Baileux, Belgium}
Chimay Première

Trappist Dubbel / 7%

Brasserie Dupont {Tourpes, Belgium}
Saison DuPont
Saison / 6.5%

Brouwerij Lindemans {Vlezenbeek, Belgium}
Lindemans Framboise
Belgian Lambic w/ Raspberry / 2.5%

Brouwerij St. Bernardus {Watau, Belgium}
ABT 12
Belgian Quad / 10%

Brouwerij Van Steenberge {Evergem, Belgium}
Monk's Cafe
Oud Bruin / 5.5%

Brouwerij Rodenbach {Roselare, Belgium}
Rodenbach Classic
Flanders Red Ale / 5.2%

Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck {Ingelmunster, Belgium}
St. Louis Gueuze Fond Tradition
Gueuze / 5%

==Bottles==

Bières de Chimay {Baileux, Belgium}
Chimay Première
Belgian Dubbel / 7% / 300ml Bottle

Brasserie de Rochefort {Rochefort, Belgium}
Rochefort 10
Belgian Quad / 11.3% / 11.2oz Bottle

Brouwerij de Brabandere {Bavikkhove, West-Vlaanderen}
Petrus Sour Quad
Belgian Quad / 10.5% / 25.4oz Bottle

Brouwerij St. Bernardus {Watau, Belgium}
ABT 12
Belgian Quad / 10% / 330ml Bottle

Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle {Malle, Antwerpen}
Westmalle Trappist Dubbel
Belgian Dubbel / 7% / 11.2oz Bottle

Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle {Malle, Antwerpen}
Westmalle Trappist Tripel
Belgian Tripel / 9.5% / 11.2oz Bottle

Hanssens Artisanaal {Dworp, Vlaams-Brabant}
Scarenbecca Kriek
Kriek Lambic / 6% / 375ml Bottle

==Food Feature==

Crack Frites
Our Awesome, beer-battered french fries sprinkled with our signature cracked pepper seasoning, served Belgian-style with bleu cheese-black pepper aioli and pesto aioli.

July 31, 2018 - 7pm

Belgian Beer Dinner

Join us for a Belgian inspired 5 beer tasting paired with a 4 course meal put together by our wonderfully talented chefs! Welcoming Beer is poured at 7pm sharp and seating is first come, first serve! Don’t be late!

Welcoming beer:  Saison DuPont – Saison – 6.5%

First Course:  Flemish Style Asparagus – Boiled Asparagus topped w/ Chopped Hard Boiled Eggs, Parsley & Hollandaise Sauce
Paired w/  Chimay Premiére – Belgian Dubbel – 7%

Second Course:  Endive & Avocado Salad – Wedged Endive topped w/ Avocado, Tomoato, Onion & Mustard Vinaigrette
Paired w/  Duchesse de Bourgogne – Flanders Red Ale – 6%

Third Course:  Flemish Carbonades – ABT 12 Braised Beef served w/ a Side of Stoemp
Paired w/  ABT 12 – Belgian Quad – 10%

Dessert:  Home-Made Framboise Ice Cream w/ a Dutch Chocolate Drizzle
Paired w/  Framboise – Belgian Lambic w/ Raspberry – 2.5%

 

 

Tickets are AVAILABLE NOW.

August 2, 2018 - 11am/All Day

National IPA Day

On the first Thursday of August, which falls on August 2nd this year, join beer enthusiasts, breweries and bars across the globe and celebrate IPA Day, a collective toast to one of craft beer's most iconic styles: the India Pale Ale.

Beers:

Arcadia Brewing Co {Kalamazoo, MI}
Hopmouth
American Double IPA / 8%

Ballast Point Brewing Co. {San Diego, CA}
Grapefruit Sculpin
American IPA w/ Grapefruit / 7%

Bell's Brewery Inc. {Comstock, MI}
Two Hearted
American IPA / 7%

Brewery Vivant {Grand Rapids, MI}
Hop Field
American Farmhouse IPA / 7%

Cigar City Brewing Co. {Tampa, FL}
Jai Alai
American IPA / 7.5%

Dark Horse Brewing Co. {Marshall, MI}
Crooked Tree
American IPA / 6.5%

Dogfish Head Brewery {Milton, DE}
60 Minute IPA
American IPA / 6%

Lagunitas Brewing Co. {Petaluma, CA}
Hop Stoopid
American Double IPA / 8%

Oskar Blues Brewery {Longmont, CO}
Pinner Throwback IPA
American Session IPA / 4.9%

Short's Brewing Co. {Bellaire, MI}
Huma Lupa Licious
American IPA / 7.7%

Stone Brewing Co. {Escondido, CA}
Tangerine Express
American IPA w/ Pineapple & Tangerine / 6.7%

Witch's Hat Brewing Co. {South Lyon, MI}
Defloured
New England IPA / 6.3%

August 7, 2018 - 11am/All Day

Bangerz Only

It's an whale of an ale! Unicorns are real! On the first Tuesday of every month, we raid our cellar and tap one of the most rare, special, or just downright delicious beers we can find. We like to call them Bangerz! Every Banger will be tapped at open, but when it's gone, it's gone. We will have no regrets. Will you?

This month's Banger is:
Revolution Brewing Co. {Chicago, IL}
Deep Woods Series: V.S.O.D. ...$9.5
BBA Imperial Oatmeal Stout / 13.4% / Mini-Snifter

For those of discerning taste, this blend of specially selected Deth's Tar Imperial Oatmeal Stout barrels, each aged a full two years, is a showcase of barrel character. "Very Special Old Deth" demonstrates the flavors and aromatics which can only be achieved through extended barrel aging and obsessive TLC.

August 16, 2018 - 5pm-8pm

DESTIHL Brewery Tap Feature

Join us as we welcome our friends from DESTIHL Brewery for a night of some of their best Goses and highest quality year-round offerings. We'll also be tapping a couple specialty sours such as their Saint Dekkera Reserve Sour: Anastasie & Saint Dekkera Reserve Sour: Fraise. Gio from DESTIHL will be in house from 5p-8p for all o your sample & swag needs.

Beers:

Saint Dekkera Reserve Sour: Anastasie
Oak BA Belgian-Style Imperial Stout w/ Tart Cherries / 11%

Saint Dekkera Reserve Sour: Fraise
Oak BA Belgian-Style Sour Ale w/ Strawberry / 5.5%

Deadhead IPA Series: Soundboard IPA
American Session IPA / 4.5%

Wild Sour Series: Here Gose Nothin'
Gose / 5.2%

Wild Sour Series: Blueberry Gose
Gose w/ Blueberry / 5.2%

Grape Soundboard IPA
American Session IPA w/ Grape / 4.5%

Vertex IPA
American IPA / 6.3%

Weissenheimer
Hefeweizen / 5.2%

Nitro Moonjumper
Nitro Milk Stout / 6.1%

Amra
American IPA w/ Mango / 6.9%

August 21, 2018 - 7pm

HopCat Ann Arbor 1st Annual Bangerz Ball Beer Dinner

HopCat Ann Arbor 1st Annual Bangerz Ball Beer Dinner
 
Join us for HopCat Ann Arbor's 1st annual Bangerz Ball Beer Dinner! A little different from our regular Beer Dinners: this time we will be featuring 3 different breweries and serving 6 amazing courses put together by Chef Mark! First course will begin at 7pm sharp and seating is first come, first serve. Don't be late!
 
1st Course:
Assorted Cheese Tray - Mendham Stilton, Donovan's Auld Irish Cheddar, Mendham Double Gloucester & Harmony Cranberry White Stilton
Paired w/ 
Witch's Hat Brewing Co. {South Lyon, MI}
Fruit Berliner Weiss
Berliner Weiss w/ Fruit (Fruit TBD) / 3.8%
 
2nd Course:
Lobster Bisque w/ a Parmigiano Lattice
Paired w/ 
Bell's Brewery Inc. {Comstock, MI}
Black Note
BBA Imperial Stout / 11.2%
 
3rd Course:
Grilled Romaine Salad w/ Beer Bacon Vinaigrette topped w/ Bleu Cheese Crumbles
Paired w/ 
Founders Brewing Co. {Grand Rapids, MI}
Double Trouble
American Imperial IPA / 9.6%
 
4th Course:
Imperial IPA Shrimp Crostini
Paired w/ 
Bell's Brewery Inc. {Comstock, MI}
The Oracle
American Double IPA / 10%
 
5th Course:
Rosemary & Garlic Herb Encrusted Prime Rib topped w/ a Goat Cheese Compound Butter served w/ Honey Roasted Parsnips
Paired w/ 
Founders Brewing Co. {Grand Rapids, MI}
Canadian Breakfast Stout
Maple Bourbon BA Imperial Stout w/ Coffee & Chocolate / 11.7%
 
Dessert:
Sea Salt & Peanut Butter Bread Pudding w/ a Caramel Drizzle
Paired w/ 
Witch's Hat Brewing Co. {South Lyon, MI}
Traxxx Night Fury
BBA Imperial Stout w/ Cocoa Nibs, Coconut, Peanut Butter & Vanilla Beans / 13.8%
 
Tickets are AVAILABLE NOW.
August 30, 2018 - 5pm-8pm

Perrin's Breaking The Rules Tap Feature

2018 No Rules? ok. 2017 No Rules?! whoa. 2016 No Rules?!? what the?!? Come on in for a 3 year vertical or grab one of the other wonderful offerings from our friends at Perrin Brewing Co. Our rep, Austin, will be samplin' & swaggin' from 5p-8p!

Beers:

'16 No Rules
Vintage BBA Imperial Vietnamese Porter w/ Coconut / 15%

'17 No Rules
Vintage BBA Imperial Vietnamese Porter w/ Coconut / 15%

'18 No Rules
BBA Imperial Vietnamese Porter w/ Coconut / 15%

Passionfruit Gose
Gose w/ Passionfruit / 4.3%

Raspberry Blonde
American Blonde Ale w/ Raspberry / 4.5%

Grapefruit IPA
American IPA w/ Grapefruit / 5%

Blonde Porter
Blonde Porter / 5.8%

Perrin Black
Black Ale / 5.8%