Monday, November 02, 2015

HopCat Detroit November Events

Written by  Paul Starr
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HopCat Detroit has many fun events planned for November. 
Monday November 2nd @ 7pm
New Belgium & Ben & Jerry’s present Pour Over Pairings Ice Cream Social

We will be releasing New Belgium’s & Ben & Jerry’s new collaboration beer, Salted Caramel Brownie Brown Ale, and in celebration, will be hosting a beer dinner style Ice Cream Social!
  • Featuring:

1.Welcoming Beer – Fat Tire – 5.2% Amber Ale

2.Ben & Jerry’s Salted Caramel Brownie – 6.3% - Brown Ale w/ Cocoa, Vanilla & Salt
  • Paired w/ Salted Caramel Blondie – Sweet Cream Ice Cream w/ Blonde Brownies & a Salted Caramel Swirl.
3.Accumulation – 6.2% - White IPA
  • Paired w/ Strawberry Cheescake – Strawberry Cheesecake Ice Cream w/ Strawberries & a Thick Graham Cracker Swirl.
4.Abbey – 7% Belgian-Style Dubbel
  • Paired w/ Chunky Monkey – Banana Ice Cream w/ Fudge Chunks & Walnuts.

Tickets $15 – Price includes a New Belgium logo glass for you to take home.

Sunday November 8th
Morning Wood: A Barrel Aged Beer & Brunch Fest

Rise and Shine! Start your day with some of the world's best barrel-aged beers and a special brunch at HopCat. We'll have special tappings throughout the day. Pace yourself there’s 40+ on the list. This one is worth it. Some of these beers you may never have the opportunity to try again!

Tuesday November 24th
Founders Beer Dinner

Join us for an expertly paired beer dinner featuring Founders Brewing Co. 5 Beers. 4 Courses. $30. You cannot beat that. I dare you to try.
  • Welcoming Beer: All Day IPA- 4.7%- American Session IPA
  • 1st Course: Red’s Rye-6.6%-American Rye IPA
    • Paired with Vietnamese Coconut Curry Soup
  • 2nd Course: Founders Porter-6.5%-American Porter
    • Paired with Chorizo Scotch Eggs
  • 3rd Course: Backwoods Bastard-10.2%-Bourbon BA Scotch Ale
    • Paired with Grilled Short Rib Alfredo with Sundried Tomatoes, Gorgonzola and Balsamic Glaze
  • 4th Course: Nitro Rubaeus-5.7%-Nitro Raspberry Ale
    • Paired with Poached Pears with Pecan Sauce

Wednesday November 25th
Founders Tap Feature

These beers will be tapped @ 11am
  • 1. All day IPA- 4.7%- American Session IPA
  • 2.Red’s Rye-6.6%-American Rye IPA
  • 3. Founders Porter-6.5%-American Porter
  • 4. Backwoods Bastard-10.2%-Bourbon BA Scotch Ale
  • 5. Nitro Rubaeus-5.7%-Nitro Raspberry Ale

And @ 5pm we will be also tapping:
  • 6. Breakfast Stout-8.3%-Imperial Coffee Stout
  • 7. Nitro Centennial IPA-7.2%-Nitro American IPA
Saturday November 28th
Dark Saturday

HopCat and Dark Horse Brewing Co. will set a new World Record on Dark Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 by featuring 130 dfferent varieties of Dark Horse beers on tap. 30 variations of Crooked Tree. More details to come. #DarkSaturday
Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.