4th Annual Hops and Props
September 11th - 13th, 2015
Manistee Main Street DDA
The annual Craft Beer and Classic Boat show that features the best of Michigan's Craft Beer and Classic Boats as well as new boats. Taste your way through over 100 beers from 30 Michigan Breweries, an assortment of Classic Century Boats, as well as new boats to get you out on the water while listening to great local music.
Check out the 2014 Event Video here and be sure to join us in 2015!
Download a map of the event area and list of "Tap Takeover" locations - Download Now
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Purchase your tickets early and save! (General Admission: $20/person advanced - $25/person at the door)
5-9pm | Hops and Props Kickoff Reception at the Boathouse Grill (Advanced Ticket Purchase Required - click here)
Menu Features: BBQ Chicken, Potato & Pasta Salad with locally grown corn on the cob and an assortment of non-alcoholic beverage options (spirits and beer available for purchase).
9am-3pm | Boat Show Featuring the Century Boat Club ($1 admission to new boat show only - Century Boat Club Show - FREE) Century Boat Club Registration Form
10am-6pm | Art's Alive Art & Artisan Fair - DOWNLOAD BOOTH APPLICATION
11:30-1pm | VIP Beer Tasting ($50/person - limited tickets available - includes: 15 tasting tickets, private meeting with the brewers, lunch with the brewers, commemorative tasting glass, custom polo shirt and admission to main event) - ADVANCED PURCHASE REQUIRED
1pm-6pm | Michigan Craft Beer Tasting in the Streets of Downtown Manistee ($20/person, includes 10 tasting ticket and commemorative tasting glass - $25/person at the door)
12pm - 6pm | Live Music in Downtown Manistee
2pm-5pm | 14th Annual United Way Chili Cook-Off - See poster here
8pm | The Michigan Beer Film at the Vogue Theatre - Learn more
6pm - 12am | "Tap Take Over" in various restaurants downtown : Dial-A-Ride will be escorting patrons from location to location from 6pm-Midnight!
Tap Take Over List:
- TJ’s Pub: Kuhnhenn Brewery, Bell’s & Virtue
- Boathouse: Brewery Vivant & Dark Horse
- Bluefish: Founder’s Brewery & Right Brain
- River Street Station: New Holland & Saugatuck
- 522 Pub and Grill: Cheboygan Brewery
- Stu's Pub: Arbor Brew & Griffin Claw
9am-11am | Boater's Brunch in the Lobby of the Ramsdell Inn ( Advanced Ticket Purchase Strongly Recommended)
Scrambled Skillet, Eggs with cheddar cheese, mushroom, spinach and onion
French Toast with Maple Syrup, and or fresh fruit compote
Roasted Red Skin Potaoes
Wheat and Sourdough Toast
Various Mini Muffins and Danish
THANK YOU TO OUR PRESENTING SPONSOR!
THANK YOU TO OUR MEDIA & MUSIC SPONSORS!
LIST OF PARTICIPATING BREWERIES THUS FAR:
- Right Brain Brewery
- Hideout Brewing Company
- Cheboygan Brewing Company
- Brewery Vivant
- Big Rapids Brewing
- Bells Brewery
- Dark Horse Brewing Company
- New Holland Brewing Company
- Saugatuck Brewing Company
- Shorts Brewery
- Tapistry Brewing Company
- The Livery
- Schmohz Brewery
- Founders Brewing Company
- Mountain Town Brewing Company
- Mitten Brewing Company
- Douglas Valley Winery
- North Peak Brewery
- Latitude 42 Brewing Company
- Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales
- Bardic Wells Meadery
- Rochester Mills Beer Co.
- Kuhnhenn Brewing Co.
- Brewery Ferment
- Arcadia Brewing Company
- Virtue Cider
- Blackrocks Brewery
- Brewery Terra Firma
MUSIC PROVIDED BY:
- Keith Scott
- John Archambault Band
- Dragon Wagon Band