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HopCat

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Beer Stats:
Active Beers: 45
Beer Ratings: 261
Beer Avg: 3.81

Taps: 48 / Bottles: 150
Cask: Y / Beer-to-Go: Y
BA SCORE
100
world-class

276 Ratings
Ratings: 276
Reviews: 191
rAvg: 4.58
pDev: 9.61%
$$ - reasonable
[ 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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CraigTravor

Tennessee

4.5/5  rDev -1.7%

12-27-2013 05:26:34 | More by CraigTravor
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schnjac

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

12-27-2013 03:40:41 | More by schnjac
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redmount23

Illinois

4.95/5  rDev +8.1%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5 | $

There is a reason why this is the best beer bar in America. Beer City USA is riding the backs of the glorious people that work at this amazing establishment. Every time my wife and I walk in those doors on Ionia in Grand Rapids we are met with open arms. This is the kind of treatment that everyone should get when walking into a bar or restaurant. We will be back for years to come.

Oh and their beer list is SPECTACULAR! And let the shout outs commence! The knowledge of their brewers (Bobby and Ernie) and their beer buyer (Trevor) as well as their Head Kitten (Allison) accompanies 48 beers on draft with one cask is the best around. We usually sample most of their beers over a two day period and start getting into a beautiful bottle list as well. The food is above average bar food. Can anyone say crack fries? The secret ingredient is love and sugar perhaps? If you are within 300 miles of this place and appreciate a well thought out beer menu and a uber personal staff this is the place to come.

I am already planning our next visit in March sometime. We missed this spot as soon as we left town.

12-18-2013 17:06:26 | More by redmount23
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LiberateTeExInferis

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -40%

12-18-2013 07:14:36 | More by LiberateTeExInferis
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -12.7%

12-15-2013 19:58:38 | More by Sparky44
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JohnParadee

Delaware

5/5  rDev +9.2%

12-15-2013 12:13:09 | More by JohnParadee
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boatmich

Michigan

4.75/5  rDev +3.7%

12-13-2013 02:51:08 | More by boatmich
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SportsandJorts

Virginia

4.21/5  rDev -8.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4 | $$

Atmosphere: just a nice bar with cool decorations that are all about beer and pop culture.

Quality: i will have to amend this when i finally try hopcat beer, but their taplist alone is of the best quality as far as bars go

Service: good service while i was there. my waitress made it around enough so i always had beer but never too much

Selection: probably about 6 of their own plus a wonderful and varied taplist. I tried 5 different beers in one night and still missed a few. looks like they have great tap events too

Overall: one of the best multitaps with the best prices for what they have

12-12-2013 19:08:54 | More by SportsandJorts
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leadahmer

Michigan

2/5  rDev -56.3%

12-12-2013 05:33:53 | More by leadahmer
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2heartedzombie

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -23.6%

12-03-2013 23:54:03 | More by 2heartedzombie
HopCat in Grand Rapids, MI
100 out of 100 based on 276 ratings.