Events List

October 1, 2017 to October 31, 2017

October BeerTail at HopCat MN



Devils Companion Porter with Svedka Vanilla Vodka and a Chocolate & Gram Cracker rim, topped with a marshmallow







October 22, 2017 - @ Open

Wood & Wild!


We’ve raided our cellar and called in the favors to make our annual Wood & Wild festival the best one yet. Prepare to witness the tapping of 25 of the best Barrel Aged & Sour Beers in existence. The early bird gets the glassware, so the first 100 guests through the door will receive a limited edition Wood & Wild logo beer glass. Not a morning person? No worries, we’ve got you covered, as there will also be timed tapping’s throughout the day on some of our most unique offerings. Check out the list and plan your attack. We’re about to get Wood & Wild!


Central Waters Brewing Co. {Amherst, WI}

Brewer’s Reserve: Bourbon Barrel Stout: Bourbon BA Imperial Stout / ABV 9.5%

Epic Brewing Co. {Salt Lake City, UT}

Double Barrel Big Bad Baptist: Whiskey BA Imperial Stout w/ Whiskey BA Coffee / ABV 12.8%

Lakes & Legends Brewing Co. {Minneapolis, MN}

Barrel Aged Blueberry Silky: J. Carver Bourbon BA American Stout w/ Minnesota Blueberry / ABV 8%

Founders Brewing Co {Grand Rapids, MI}

Frootwood: Maple Syrup Bourbon BA American Cherry Ale / ABV 8%

Redstone Meadery {Boulder, CO}

Tequila BA Sunshine Nectar: Tequila BA Sparkling Mead w/ Apricot / ABV 8%

Epic Brewing Co. {Salt Lake City, UT}

Tart ‘N Juicy: American Sour IPA / ABV 5%

Funkwerks {Fort Collins, CO}

Peachy King: Whiskey BA Imperial Saison w/ Peach / ABV 8.5%

Lagunitas Brewing Co. {Petaluma, CA}

High-Westified: High West Rye & Bourbon BA Imperial Stout w/ Petaluma & Godfather’s Roar Coffee / ABV 12.2%

North Coast {Fort Bragg, CA}

Tart Cherry: Berliner Weiss w/ Michigan Montmorency Cherry / ABV4.1%

Lagunitas Brewing Co. {Petaluma, CA}

Rum BA Brown Sugga: Rum BA American Brown Ale / ABV 12.5%

Oskar Blues Brewery {Brevard, NC}

Barrel Aged Ten Fiddy: Bourbon BA Imperial Stout / ABV 12.9%

Indeed Brewing Co {Minneapolis, MN}

Wooden Soul - Mango Heliotropic: White Wine BA Saison w/ Mango & Brett / ABV 7.3%

Surly Brewing Co. {Minneapolis, MN}

Frisson: Lager w/ Black Currant & Champagne / ABV 7%

Surly Brewing Co {Minneapolis, MN}

Double BA Pentagram: Red Wine and High West Rye Whiskey BA American Wild Ale w/ Brett / ABV 7%

Victory Brewing Co. {Dowingtown, PA}

Sour Monkey: Belgian-Style Wild Tripel w/ Brett / ABV 9.5%

Boulevard Brewing Co. {Kansas City, MO}

Collaboration #6: BA Blended Golden Strong Ale / ABV 12%

B. Nektar {Ferndale, MI}

Dragons are Real: New Holland Dragon’s Milk BA Sparkling Mead w/ Cherry, Cacao Nib & Chipotle Peppers / ABV 14%

Cascade Brewing Co. {Portland, OR}

Vlad the Imp Aler: Oak & Bourbon BA Blended American Wild Ales w/ Spices / ABV 10.3%



Founders Brewing Co {Grand Rapids, MI}

Lizard of Koz: Bourbon BA Imperial Stout w/ Blueberry, Chocolate & Vanilla / ABV 10.5%

Dark Horse Brewing Co. {Marshall, MI}

Bourbon BA Plead the 5th: Bourbon BA Imperial Stout  / ABV 11%

Brouwerji Van Steenberge {East Flanders, Belgium}

Golden Draak Brewmaster Edition: Whiskey BA Belgian Golden Strong Ale / ABV 10.5%



Upper Hand  {Escanaba, MI}

Barrel Aged Old Ale: Traverse City Whiskey BA Old Ale / ABV 12%

Indeed Brewing Co. {Minneapolis, MN}

Rum King: Rum BA Imperial Stout / ABV 10.5%



Dogfish Head Brewery {Milton, DE}

Oak-Aged Vanilla World Wide Stout: Oak BA Imperial Stout w/ Vanilla / ABV 16%

The Bruery {Placentia, CA}

Saule: Bourbon BA English-Style Old Ale / ABV 16.1%


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