Items Tagged with 'HopCat'


Bar orders $3.3M expansion

February 6, 2014
A world-renowned bar is expanding its presence in Michigan — and the Midwest. Read More

Beers rank among 'best' in world

February 3, 2014
The West Michigan beer industry appears all over’s annual “best of” rankings — which span the world, nation and state. Read More

Downtown bar opens beer on birthday

January 24, 2014
The downtown bar that helped put Grand Rapids on the beer map is turning six on Saturday. Read More

HopCat ranks as second-greatest beer bar in U.S.

October 15, 2013
HopCat Grand Rapids has been voted the second-greatest beer bar in the U.S. this year. Read More

HopCat drafts tap-takeover 'world record'

August 20, 2013
The new HopCat East Lansing was already looking to go big with its 100-tap bar — Michigan’s largest draft-beer setup. Read More

HopCat breaks ground on East Lansing bar

April 22, 2013
The owners of HopCat, the world renowned beer bar in downtown Grand Rapids, have broken ground on a new location in East Lansing. Read More

West Michigan beer industry tops RateBeer's 'best of' lists

January 28, 2013
Five leaders of the West Michigan beer industry rank at the top — or near the top — of's 2013 "best of" lists. Read More

HopCat lands on Draft Magazine's list of 'best beer bars'

January 16, 2013
Two West Michigan bars were named to Draft Magazine’s 2013 list of "America’s 100 best beer bars." Read More

HopCat pours itself a birthday party

January 9, 2013
The No. 3 beer bar on planet Earth, which is also the home of some gooey goodness known as the Killer Mac and Cheese, turns five years old on Saturday, and HopCat’s owners Mark and Michele Sellers are in the mood to celebrate. Read More

Largest U.S. city without a brewery about to be topped off

October 25, 2012
Barfly Ventures announced Thursday it will open the Lansing Brewing Co., in Lansing, and HopCat (East Lansing) next summer. Barfly is the holding company for Grand Rapids’ HopCat, Stella’s Lounge, McFadden’s and Grand Rapids Brewing Co. Read More