Events List

September 27, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Surly Beer Dinner

Join us for a 5 beer, 4 course beer dinner featuring our friends from Surly! Featuring Two Tap Room Exclusives 


Welcoming beer:  Rising North – American Pale Ale – 5.4%


First Course:  Salad Cheese Plate

Candied Fruits, Roasted Cauliflower, Greens, Goat Cheese, Xtra-Citra Vinaigrette Reduction

Paired w/  Xtra-Citra – American Pale Ale – 4.5%


Second Course:Sardonic Ale Mussels

Steamed Mussels in an Ale & Herb Reduction w/ Crustini

Paired w/  Sardonic -  Belgian-Style Pale Ale w/ Brett  - 6.7%


Third Course:  Pork Tenderloin

Pork Tenderloin w/ Root Vegetable Puree & Apple Ginger Compote

Paired w/  Misanthrope  - Oak BA Saison w/ Brett – 6.8%


Dessert:  New York Cheesecake w/ Todd the Axe Man Raspberry Puree Reduction

Paired w/  Todd The Axe Man – American IPA – 7.2%

September 28, 2017 - 5:00 PM

Surly Brewing Tap Feature

Come to HopCat for a feature with Surly Brewing! We will have a rep from the Surly Brewing team here from 5-8 pm. We will be available to our guests answering questions and handing out swag!


Featured Beers:


Furious – American IPA – 6.6%

Hell –Helles Lager– 4.5%

Xtra-Citra – American Pale Ale – 4.5%

Cynic – Saison – 6.6%

Bender – American Brown Ale – 5.1%

Coffee Bender – American Brown Ale w/ Coffee – 5.1%

**Rising North – American Pale Ale – 5.4%

Overrated – American IPA – 6.6%

**Sardonic -  Belgian-Style Pale Ale w/ Brett  - 6.7%

**Fest – Marzen – 6.0%

**Pentagram – American Sour Ale w/ Brett – 6.6%

**Misanthrope – Belgian-Style Saison w/ Brett– 6.8%

**Smoke – Baltic Porter w/ Smoke – 8.2%

**Ten – Old Ale – 9.5%

**Eleven – Belgian-Style Quad Ale w/ Brett – 10.0%

Todd The Axe Man – American IPA – 7.2%

October 23, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Beer School w/ Summit Brewing

Summit has been known in Minnesota for having some of the highest quality beer brewed in Minnesota. Brewmaster Damien McConn has been crafting fantastic examples of traditional ales for 10 years now with Summit. We have invited him to join us at HopCat for a lesson of his ways. On October 23rd at 7:00 pm guests will be given 5oz pours of six different beers. Damien will take us through a tasting, talking about how each is made and answering any questions along the way.

October 24, 2017 - 7:00 pm

Inbound Beer Dinner

Join us for a 5 beer, 4-course beer dinner featuring our neighbors at Inbound Brew Co.

Welcoming beer:  Comet Pale Ale – American Pale Ale – 5.5% ABV

 First Course:  Citrus Shrimp Spring Roll

Paired w/  Citrus Wheat – American Wheat Ale – 5.0% ABV

Second Course:  Asian Meatballs w/ Pickled Ginger

 Paired w/  Lemon-Ginger Belgian Blonde – American Blonde Ale w/ Lemon & Ginger – 5.5% ABV

Third Course:  Szechwan Chicken Fried Rice Bowl

Paired w/  Super G – American Double IPA – 9.3% ABV

Dessert:  Chocolate Torte w/ Ice Cream