Events List

October 22, 2017 - 10 a.m.

Wood & Wild Festival @ HopCat Madison

We’ve raided our cellar and called in favors to make our annual Wood & Wild festival the best one yet. Join us as we tap 40+ of the best Barrel Aged & Sour beers in existence. The first 100 guests through the door will receive a limited-edition Wood & Wild logo beer glass. Not a morning person? No worries, we got you covered, as there will also be timed tappings throughout the day on some of our most unique offerings. Our Madison beer manager, Kyle Montgomery, offered some "unicorn" suggestions on our blog.

Check out the full list and plan your attack.

Tapping @ 10 AM:

  • Hinterland Brewing Co. – Stovepipe – 9.5% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee
  • Weyerbacher Brewing Co. – Sunday Morning Stout – 12.7% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee
  • Surly Brewing Co. – Pentagram – 6.66% - Wine Barrel-Aged American Wild Ale
  • Central Waters Brewing Co. – Bourbon Barrel Barleywine – 11.2% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Barleywine
  • Upland Brewing Co. (Prairie Artisan Ales Collab) – Cursed Kettles – 6.3% - American Sour Ale w/ Figs & Black Cherries
  • Central Waters Brewing Co. – Bourbon Barrel Quad – 11.9% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Quad
  • Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Bourbon Barrel-Aged Scotty Karate – 9.8% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Scotch Ale
  • Dark Horse Brewing Co. – Bourbon Barrel-Aged Toonilla – 7.5% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Milk Stout w/ Coffee & Vanilla
  • Lagunitas Brewing Co. – Dark Swan – 8.7% - American Sour Ale w/ Dark Red Wine Grapes
  • Uinta Brewing Co. – Cockeyed Cooper – 11.1% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged American Barleywine
  • Brouwerij De Brabandere – Petrus Sour Apricot – 7.3% - Oak Aged Belgian Wild Pale Ale w/ Apricot
  • Deschutes Brewing Co. – Black Butte Anniversary XXIX – 12% - Barrel-Aged Imperial Porter w/ Turbinado Sugar, Dutched Cocoa Powder, Cinnamon & Cayenne
  • Bruery Terreux – Beret – 9% - Barrel-Aged American Wild Ale w/ Raspberry
  • Arcadia Ales – Shipwreck Porter – 12% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter
  • Arcadia Ales – Barrel-Aged Cereal Killer – 12% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged English-Style Barleywine
  • Arcadia Ales – Deliverance – 14.3% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Doppelbock
  • Lagunitas Brewing Co. – Rum Barrel-Aged Brown Shugga – 12.5% - Rum Barrel-Aged American Strong Ale w/ Brown Sugar
  • Brouwerij Van Steenberge – Gulden Draak: Brewmaster’s Edition – 10.5% - Whiskey BA Belgian Dark Strong Ale
  • Weyerbacher Brewing Co. – Sexy Mother Pucker – 7.5% - American Sour Ale
  • Flying Dog Brewery – Barrel Aged Gonzo – 9.2% - BBA Imperial Porter
  • Indeed Brewing Co. – Whiskey Queen – 10.5% - Whiskey BA Imperial Stout
  • Indeed Brewing Co. – Saison de la Pomme – 5.25% - Red Wine & Port BA Saison w/ Apple & Brett
  • Founders Brewing Co. – Frootwood – 8% - Oak Barrel-Aged Cherry Ale
  • Green Flash Brewing Co. – Divine Sauvage – 10.5% - Red Wine BA Belgian-Style Tripel w/ Brett
  • Odd Side Ales – Bourbon Barrel Aged Imperial Mayan Mocha Stout – 10% - American Imperial Stout w/ Coffee, Cinnamon, Nutmeg & Habaneros
  • Odd Side Ales – Nightman Leaveth – 11% - Rye Whiskey BA Imperial Rye Milk Stout w/ Vanilla
  • Saugatuck Brewing Co. – Barrel-Aged Bonfire Brown w/ Coffee & Vanilla – 5.5% - BBA American Brown Ale w/ Coffee & Vanilla
  • Starcut Ciders – Arecibo - Red Wine BA Wild Dry Cider
  • Short’s Brewing Co. – Barrel Aged New Thing – 9.2% - Kettle Soured, Dry Hopped BBA Stout w/ Balaton Cherries

Tapping @ 12 PM:

  • Epic Brewing Co. – Big Bad Baptist #72 – 13.3% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee & Cacao Nibs
  • Epic Brewing Co. – Big Bad Baptist #83 – 12.6% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee & Cacao Nibs
  • Hoppin’ Frog Brewery – Barrel Aged B.O.R.I.S. – 9.4% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Oatmeal Stout

Tapping @ 3 PM:

  • Founders Brewing Co. – KBS ‘17 – 11.8% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee & Chocolate
  • Dark Horse Brewing Co. – BBA Plead the 5th – 12% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
  • Victory Brewing Co. – Java Cask – 14.3% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee
  • Bruery Terreux – Tart of Darkness – 6.6% - Oak Barrel-Aged Sour Stout

Tapping @ 5 PM:

  • Oskar Blues Brewery – Barrel-Aged Ten Fidy ‘16 – 12.9% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
  • Oskar Blues Brewery – Barrel-Aged Ten Fidy ‘17 – 12.9% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
  • Lagunitas Brewing Co. – High West-ified – 12.2% - High West Whiskey Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee

Tapping @ 7 PM:

  • Avery Brewing Co. – Uncle Jacob’s Stout – 17.1% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout
  • Avery Brewing Co. – Tweak – 17.5% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout w/ Coffee
October 24, 2017 - 6:30-9:30 PM

Black Husky Brewing Beer Dinner

Join us for an off-menu, four course meal expertly paired with beers from our friends at Wisconsin’s own Black Husky Brewing.

Welcoming beer: Vain – 7.2% - American Pale Ale w/ Citra Hops

First Course: Grilled Sausage & White Bean Soup
Paired w/ Big Buck Brown - 8% - American Brown Ale w/ Maple Syrup

Second Course: Roasted Root Vegetable Hash w/ Prosciutto
Paired w/ Sproose II IPA – 8.6% - American Double IPA w/ Spruce

Third Course: Spicy Thai Beef Skewers w/ Quinoa
Paired w/ OIHF - 8% - Imperial Milk Stout

Dessert: Sugar-Roasted Plums with Balsamic and Rosemary Syrup
Paired w/ Beware of the Dog Series: Sparkly Eyes – 10.9% - American Double IPA w/ Spruce

November 7, 2017 - 6 PM

OSKAR BLUES TAP FEATURE

Join us as we feature specialty tappings of Oskar Blues’ highly acclaimed Death by Coconut, as well as an extremely exclusive keg of their New England-Style IPA, Interstate Smash Express, brewed exclusively with citrusy & tropical Ekuanot hops. A rep from the brewery will be on hand from 6pm – 9pm to answer questions and give away prizes.

 

Pouring:

Mama’s Little Yella Pils – 5.3% - Czech-Style Pilsner

Old Chub – 8% - Wee Heavy

Dale’s Pale Ale – 6.5% - American Pale Ale

Death By Coconut – 6.4% - American Porter w/ Chocolate & Coconut

Interstate Smash Express – 6.9% - New England-Style IPA w/ Ekuanot Hops

November 14, 2017 - 6 PM

PEARL STREET TAP FEATURE

Join us as we tap some year-round offerings and seasonal favorites from Wisconsin’s own Pearl Street Brewery. A rep will be on hand from 6pm – 9pm to answer questions and hand out prizes.

 

Pouring:

Linalool IPA – 6.8% - American IPA w/ Northern Discovery Hops

17UP – 5% - Gose w/ Lemon & Lime

Applefest Appleweizen – 5% - Hefeweizen w/ Honey Crisp Apples

Java Lava – 5.2% - American Stout w/ Coffee

Raspberry Tambois – 8% - Belgian-Style Framboise w/ Raspberry

November 28, 2017 - 6:30 PM

CIDER DINNER w/ BLAKE’S HARD CIDER CO.

Join us for an off-menu, four course meal expertly paired with ciders from our friends and fellow Michigan natives at Blake’s Hard Cider Co.

 

Welcoming beer:  Beard Bender – 6.5% - Dry Hard Cider

 

First Course:  Arugula Salad w/ Pear Vinaigrette

Paired w/  Grizzly Pear - 5% - Hard Cider w/ Pear & Elderflower

 

Second Course:  Cranberry Bruschetta

Paired w/  Black Phillip – 4.5% - Hard Cider w/ Cranberry & Blood Orange

 

Third Course:  White Fish w/ Mango Habanero Chutney

Paired w/  El Chavo – 6.5% - Hard Cider w/ Habanero & Mango

 

Dessert:  Puffed Pastry w/ Vanilla Ice Cream

Paired w/  Sir Lushington - ABV% - Bourbon Barrel-Aged Hard Cider w/ Cherries

Tickets available HERE