HopCat has a week of mini tap takeovers followed by a an amazing beer dinner to nurse you through the day after Beer Fest.
All the takeovers start when they open (one exception noted).
Monday, February 17th (hey….that’s right now!!)
We welcome Perrin, they’re bringing:
Malted Milk Ball Imperial Porter 11.3% – A decadent Bourbon Barrel aged beauty made with cocoa nibs and French (ooooo-la-la!!) Polynesian Vanilla Beans
Hopwood 9% – Aged in White Oak Barrels, this sports a wine-like flavor with fruity hops, hints of coconut, melon and passion fruit….yum!
Stoutwood 9% – How much wood would a stoutwood….Oh, hi! – Aging in White Oak barrels brings out coconut notes in this smooth, malty stout
Barrel Age Sustana-tor 9.8% – This Bourbon Barrel Aged Dopplebock has hints of vanilla, bourbon (duh!), and dried fruit
Wood-Aged (are you sensing a theme?) 1885 Kona 5.7% – Bourbon Barrel Aged Coffee Porter with an oaky finish
Kingdom of Tonga 7% – American Vanilla Porter brewed with vanilla beans from….anyone? Tonga! this beer has a dry mouth feel complimented with notes of cocoa and vanilla
Rye of the Liger 5.2 – A complex, citrusy and refreshing with a peppery finish
Razzberry Blonde 4.5 – A light, sweet raspberry ale
Tuesday, February 18th
Join us as we welcome Hudsonville’s own Pike 51 in a Tap feature Tuesday starting at 11:30!
The Kush 6.2% – Pike’s flagship IPA with tangy citrus and floral hops
Marvin’s Weizen Hefeweizen 5.3% – A classic version with banana and clove on the nose and palate, and a kick of citrus at the finish
Hopnosis 7% Extra Pale – You might not get sleepy, but you will fall under its malty, hoppy spell!
No Safety Net 9% – Spiced Belgian Extra Stout – Brewed with smoked jalapeno and poblano pepers and green coffee beans, this stout has a little heat!
Cherry Triple 7.5% – Michigan grown tart cherries add to this already smooth triple
Flaming Marshmallow 5.6% – A Belgian style Oatmeal Stout with chocolate flavors and spiked with charred marshmallows!
Wednesday, February 19th
Today, we’re hosting Bridgeman’s Tapistry, and they’re bringing….
Houblon D’or 4.7% – Belgian style Golden Ale – Hopped exclusively with Czech Saaz for a grassy (not gassy!) finish
Drifter in the Dark 4.8% – American sweet stout – Dark, smooth and sweet!
Bee-Town Brown 4.8% – English style Honey Brown – Sweet and balanced
Burn the Witch 8.7% – Weizenbock – Notes of banana and dates, and strong enough to make you feel like a house fell on you!
Sixteen Tons 9% – American Barleywine – Sweet, strong and pumped!
Habanero Enigma 9.8% – American Double IPA with Habanero Peppers! – Five malts, Four hops, and never-you-mind how much habanero – just drink it, already
Thursday, February 20th
We continue the magic of beer week with a mini-takeover from the good folks at Greenbush – on tap:
Starchicken Shotgun 6.8% – American IPA with5 different hops giving this beer a well-rounded citrusy flavor with a little resin on the finish
Anger 7.6% – Black IPA (BLIPA?) Belgian dark Malts stand up to this dryhopped number
Loudmouth Soup 6.4% – Spiced American Wheat – Brewed with blood orange, black peppercorns and coriander, this wheat beer has just a little bite!
Brother Benjamin 10.1% – Imperial IPA Clover honey and beet sugar give balance the agressive hops in this massive IPA
Ursus 8.5% WInter Old Ale – This warmer will chase away the chills with its rich caramel malty profile
Living the Dream 9.6% Spiced Strong Ale – Brewed with Angostura bitters, this has an ‘Old Fashioned’ taste!
Dystopia 9% – Russian Imperial Stout with tons of roasty, rich, dark chocolate
Owls in the Roadhouse 8.8% – Raspberry Imperial Porter Aged in Journeyman whiskey barrels to balance the sweet/tart raspberry
Friday, February 21st
Whew – last one for the week. The Livery’s coming and they’re bringing…..
McGilligan’s 6% – American IPA
Steep Canyon 6.5% – Bohemian rhapsody (I mean Pilsner!)
5th Dimension 9% – Belgian style IPA
Barrel Aged 5th Dimension 9% – Belgian-style IPA aged in….anyone? A barrel!
Lost jacket 10% (yowza!!) – Lactose Imperial IPA
Liverator 10% – Dopplebock
2013 Funkalicious 9.5 % – Barrel aged wild fruit ale
5th Anniversary 10.5% – Imperial Brown Ale
Firkin – Dixie O’Flynn 6% – Irish style dry stout with bourbon oak chips (cask tapped at 5PM)
Sunday, February 23rd – Rockford Brewing Beer Dinner
What better way to cap off BeerFest weekend than with an epic beer dinner featuring Cam’s great food and some terrific beer from our nearest-neighbors-to-the-North at RBC?? Dinner’s at 5 and tix are just $45, call us at 616 451 4677 to reserve your spot.
Wilted Kale Salad with toasted Pine Nuts and Warm Ginger Vinaigrette
Paired with Carriage House Ale
Mincemeat Pie topped with Goat Cheese Ice Cream
Paired with White Pine Wheat Ale
Extra Special Split Pea Soup (ESSPS) with Herb Oil and Grilled Sour Dough Bread
Paired with Rockfod ESB
Sriracha-Glazed Crispy Duck Wings drizzled with Poblano Pepper Coulis
Paired with Paradigm MPA
Butterscotch and Currant Beer Bread Pudding with Anniversary Ale Reduction
Paired with Anniversary Ale (Multigrain Belgian Ale)