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HopCat

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

289 Ratings
Ratings: 289
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
Active Beers: 45
Beer Ratings: 265
Beer Avg: 3.82
Taps: 48
Bottles: 150
Cask: Y
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar, Eatery ]

25 Ionia SW
Grand Rapids, Michigan, 49503
United States
phone: (616) 451-4677

visit their websiteWebsite view map and get directionsMap @hopcatgr

Notes:
Rated #3 Beer Bar on Planet Earth by Beer Advocate magazine.

Hours 11:30 AM - 2 AM seven days a week.

In-house brewing system up and running as of January 2009.

Large outdoor patio open year-round.

(Place added by: hopcatgr on 01-06-2008)
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neckbracesub

Indiana

4.69/5  rDev +2.4%

Visited during the cold days of early February, 2013.

I had read about the astounding reputation of this craft bar a few weeks before we were set to make our trip up to Grand Rapids. I knew we should probably make it a point to stop in, so we did late on a Friday night. Needless to say, we were waiting outside for a good while before we could even get inside. This place is incredibly, incredibly popular.

The atmosphere is just about perfect. High ceilings, bustling business, and about as much seating as they can cramp into such a constantly packed house are distributed throughout.

The service was about as prompt as it could possibly be for having such a high volume of patrons at one time.

The selection of all sorts of styles of craft beer is truly remarkable and reason enough to go here. I was pleasantly surprised to find Dogfish Head's 120 Minute IPA on the bottle list. I was quick to order one of those, no doubt.

It can be a bit pricey, but some of the rare finds on the menu more than make up for it.

08-15-2013 17:32:32 | More by neckbracesub
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HopCat in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 289 ratings.