Downtown Manistee's 2nd Annual Hops & Props on the River event kicks off with a brand new Beer & Boaters dinner on Friday evening, September 13th.
Featuring a four-course meal courtesy of Manistee's Blue Fish Kitchen and Bar, with each course specially paired with a different Michigan-brewed craft beer.
Course 1: to be paired with Bell’s Lager of the Lakes
Smoked whitefish cake w/ artisan cracker
Course 2: to be paired with Founders’ All Day IPA
Trio of freshly-grilled local sausages on a bed of sweet potato gnocchi and house-made sauerkraut
Course 3: to be paired with Dark Horse’s Boffo Brown Ale
Beef Barbacoa – Spanish-style shredded beef on a local sweet corn & polenta pancake, topped with roasted local sweet corn salsa and avocado cream
Course 4: to be paired with New Holland’s Poet Oatmeal Stout
The Century Boat Club will be in attendance to showcase some of their classic wooden boats, many manufactured in Manistee.
Live music from The Wallace Collective will round out the event. Come on down and enjoy an exquisite meal paired with some great Michigan brews in a relaxing outdoor setting along the Manistee River Channel!
4:30 pm - Gates open, Cash Bar
5:30 pm - First Course Served
7:30 pm - Dinner Complete / Cash Bar Open
8:30 pm - Last Call
9:00 pm - Event Closes