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Events List

Corporate Parties & Private Events

Looking for the perfect place to host your next event? HopCat Lexington hosts private parties including corporate functions, casual strolling cocktail parties, and formal sit-down dinners for groups of 25 to 120 people. We have two semi-private veranda areas overlooking the atrium of The Square, or you can reserve the entire second floor for your function. We offer buffet style or plated meals depending your party's needs. For more information contact us at 859-286-6847. 

Geeks Who Drink - Trivia

Join us Wednesdays at 8pm for Geeks Who Drink Pub Trivia. Grab your friends, grab a beer, and give your brain a workout. Free to play!

July 17, 2018 - 7PM

Belgian Beer Dinner!

In addition to our annual Belgian National Day event, we will be hosting a Belgian beer dinner laden with rich seafood dishes! Find tickets here!

 

Welcoming beer: Brouwerij Rodenbach {Roselare, Belgium} - Rodenbach Classic - Flanders Red Ale - 5.2%

 

First Course: Slow cooked lobster bisque topped with fresh cilantro

Paired w/ Bieres de Chimay – Premiere - Trappist Dubbel - 7%

 

Second Course: Crab & Parmesan stuffed mushroom topped with fresh sage

Paired w/ Brasserie Dupont - Saison Dupont - Saison - 6.5%

 

Third Course: Beef tenderloin stuffed with lobster served with sour cream & chive mashed potatoes

Paired w/ Brouwerij St. Bernardus - ABT 12 - Belgian Quad - 10%

 

Dessert: Boston cream pie topped with powdered sea food & whipped cream

Paired w/ Brasserie d’Orval – Orval - Belgian Ale - 6.2%

July 18, 2018

Hi Wire Tap Takedown!

We’ve got a great summer line up of Hi Wire beers, ready for the Central Kentucky summer. Hi Wire prides themselves on sessionable beers to be had with friends and today will be no exception! We’ll be pouring some refreshing sours, juicy IPA’s and of course Hi Wire Lager.

 

Hi-Wire Gose – 4.2% - Gose

Lo-Pitch – 4.9% - New England-Style IPA

Hi-Pitch – 6.7% - American IPA

Hi-Wire Lager – 4.6% - American Lager

July 21, 2018 - 11AM

Belgian National Day at HopCat!

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 Belgian beers & Crack Frites!

DRAFT

Bieres de Chimay {Baileux, Belgium}: Premiere 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%

BOTTLE

Brasserie d’Orval {Florenville, Belgium}: Orval / Belgian Ale / 6.2%

Brasserie Rochefort (Rochefort, Belgium): Rochefort 10 / Belgian Quad / 11.3%

Browerie Boon {Lembeek, Belgium}: Gueuze Mariage Parfait / Gueuze / 8%

Brouwerij Omer Vanderghinste {Bellegem, Belgium}: Vanderghinste / Oude Bruin / 5.5%

Brouwerij Van Honsebrouk {Ingelmunster, Belgium}: Kasteel Cuvee Du Chateau / Belgian Quad / 11%

Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle {Malle, Belgium} / Westmalle Trappist Dubbel / Belgian Dubbel / 7%

Hanssens Artisanaal {Dworp, Belgium}: Oude Gueuze / Gueuze / 6%

Hanssens Artisanaal {Dworp, Belgium}: Scarrenbecca Kriek / Belgian Lambic / 6%

FOOD FEATURE 

Crack Frites: Our awesome, beer-battered French fries sprinkled with our signature cracked pepper seasoning, served Belgian-style with blue cheese-black pepper aioli and pesto aioli.

August 2, 2018 - 11AM

Bangerz: Founders Barrel Runner

It’s a whale of an ale! Unicorns are real! On the first Thursday 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: Barrel Runner!

 

Founders Brewing Co. {Grand Rapids, MI}

Barrel Runner

Rum BA Imperial IPA / 11.1% ABV

 

This imperial IPA is full of bright, tropical flavors thanks to the huge amount of mosaic hops but also a sweet oak and rum presence. This IPA may or may not be served with a mini umbrella in the glass, come find out!

August 4, 2018 - 11AM

National Mead Day Celebration!

Nectar, ambrosia, honey-wine, what ever you call it make sure you head to HopCat for National Mead Day! The American Homebrewers Association dubbed the first Saturday of August as National Mead Day! Finally! Evidence of honey fermented beverages have been found dating back thousands of years, ranging from Western Europe to Eastern Asia. For this celebration we’ll have a variety of still, carbonated, high ABV and sessionable meads in an effort to paint the full picture. We’ll even have mead that’s been aged in Angel’s Envy bourbon barrels for 14 months!

 

Draft:

 

Moonlight Meadery {Londonderry, NH}

Berry Me Alive

Mead w/ Boysenberry, Blueberry, & Raspberry / 6.5% ABV

 

Moonlight Meadery {Londonderry, NH}

Paramour

Mead w/ Blackberry, Blueberry, Black Cherry, & Currants / 17.2% ABV

 

Moonlight Meadery {Londonderry, NH}

Warm & Fuzzy

Mead w/ Peach & Ginger / 14% ABV

 

New Day Craft {Indianapolis, IN}

Shelby Blue Ribbon

Mead w/ Strawberry & Rhubarb / 6% ABV

 

New Day Craft {Indianapolis, IN}

Breakfast Magpie

Mead w/ Black Raspberry & Espresso / 8% ABV

 

Bottles:

 

New Day Craft {Indianapolis, IN}

Imperial Breakfast Magpie

BBA Mead w/ Black Raspberry & Espresso / 10% ABV

August 21, 2018 - 7

West Sixth Beer Dinner

We’re excited to announce another beer dinner with our friends in the North Limestone neighborhood! West Sixth Brewing Co. is one of the oldest breweries in Lexington and one of the oldest friends to HopCat Lexington. Come check out this menu including the sought after Low Beam and the West Sixth Cask! Get your tickets here!

 

Welcoming beer: Cask Beer

 

First Course: Corn Flake encrusted Scotch egg drizzled with a tequila-lime aioli

Paired w/ Cerveza – 4.6% ABV – Pale Lager

 

Second Course: Chicken Tikka Masala served with jasmine rice

Paired w/ West Sixth IPA – 7% - American IPA

 

Third Course: Classic beef wellington served with a red wine reduction and Cornish splits

Paired w/ Low Beam – 6.5 ABV – New England-Style IPA

 

Dessert: Raspberry and blackberry brulee

Paired w/ Smithtown Brown – 5.5 – English Brown Ale

August 30, 2018 - 11AM

Ballast Point Tap Takedown!

Summer of Sculpin! We’ll have a bunch of Sculpin IPA’s on for you to cycle through some of your favorite versions of this classic IPA. We will of course have the classic OG Sculpin. It’ll probably be set up with the randall, and it’ll probably be delicious. You’ll just have to come check it out to see, but maybe we’ll drop a few hints along the way.

 

Ballast Point {San Diego, CA}

Sculpin

American IPA / 7% ABV

 

Ballast Point {San Diego, CA}

Aloha Sculpin

New England-Style American IPA / 7% ABV

 

Ballast Point {San Diego, CA}

Grapefruit Sculpin

American IPA w/ Grapefruit / 7% ABV

 

Ballast Point {San Diego, CA}

Unfiltered Sculpin

Unfiltered American IPA / 7% ABV