Pix We Love: Toast the “Cats on Tap” Instagram Trend


The other week, I was delighted to discover a brew by the Maine Beer Company that was named after a cat. Well, it turns out that was just a mere fiber in the great feline-beer nexus — as proved by an Instagram account called Cats on Tap, which is all about spotlighting the marvelous relationship between kitties and craft brews.

Here’s a photo-based peek into this very sophisticated world, where hops and catnip commingle and good times ensue.

Introducing Cats on Tap


Pictured here is Milly, one of the official Cats on Tap kitties. She’s perusing a fine selection of bottled brews sourced from Oregon.

You can have it all


There’s a lot going on here, what with a Congress Street IPA from the Trillium Brewing Company and a discerning tabby engaging in some Miley Cyrus tongue action.

Going up on a Tuesday


When it comes to weekday lunch and lounge sessions, this classy kitty takes it up a notch with a Japanese rice lager.

Beer 101


Lagunitas IPA was a popular beer and it still is — as these aspiring hop hounds are fast discovering.

Don’t judge


We’ve all been there — and this fine salted mango chili sour from the Paradox Beer Company is a distinguished way to pass out.

Boxing clever


Move over Maru — from now on the only acceptable cat-in-a-box action involves beer cases.

Snug tactics


See how this resourceful kitty has turned a discarded Sixpoint cardboard case into a tailored cat fort?

Leave me be!


The beer-fort principle works when you’re drunk, too.

Double trouble


And there are no rules about the number of beer forts you can stack together, as these dinky fans of Shiner’s low-cal Light Blonde brew prove.



This black beauty is in awe at the combination of the pro-level beer glass on offer and the alliteration of the London-based Beavertown’s Black Betty Black IPA.

Embrace your impatience


When a thirsty Sphynx meets a Hop Hog IPA, formal tasting rules fly out the window.

The Weights and Measures Act of 1824


This impeccably groomed kitty is starting to suspect that he’s not getting a full imperial pint of beer.

Time, gentlemen, please!


This ambitious go-getter is smartly calling it a day as he retires to sup from a can of one of the Forgotten Boardwalk’s Curious Ales.

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About Phillip Mlynar: The self-appointed world’s foremost expert on rappers’ cats. When not penning posts on rap music, he can be found building DIY cat towers for his adopted domestic shorthair, Mimosa, and collecting Le Creuset cookware (in red). He has also invented cat sushi, but it’s not quite what you think it is.

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