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HopCat will bring 100 taps and Detroit-style pizza to downtown Minneapolis

There will be no shortage of beer on Nicollet Mall.

There will be no shortage of beer on Nicollet Mall. Photo courtesy of HopCat Facebook Page

Nicollet Mall has been under major construction for almost a year, and now new businesses are starting to open just in time for the summer drinking season.

HopCat, a big, beery chain with 13 mostly Midwest locations, is due to arrive sometime this summer at the base of the Nic on 5th, a 26-story luxury apartment tower in downtown Minneapolis.

Along with 100 tap lines (including 30 Minnesota-made beers) and 100 patio seats, you can expect beer-battered "crack fries," half-pound burgers, build-your-own mac & cheese, and "Detroit-style" pizza, square deep-dish pie with the sauce poured on top.

In addition to the tap beers, there will be ciders, Belgian and specialty bottled beers, signature cocktails, and a full bar.

Opens this summer
465 Nicollet Mall, Minneapolis
hopcat.com