Join the Medellín Living December Meetup at Medellin Beer Factory in Poblado (Calle 10)

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The Medellín Living August meetup event will take place on Thursday, December 6, at 7pm at Medellin Beer Factory (Calle 10 location) in Poblado.

Whether you’ve just arrived in Medellín or have been here for years, you’re welcome to come to the Medellín Living meetups. It’s a great opportunity to get advice, swap travel stories, and meet like-minded people who share an interest in the city of eternal spring.

This month we’ll be returning to Medellin Beer Factory, a spacious Poblado pub with a patio area, a wide beer selection, and a big bar for mixing and mingling. There’s also an American-style pool table in the back.

We’ll have the patio and bar area reserved for our meetup.

Medellin Beer Factory offers a wide selection of beers and liquor as well as a good variety of pub grub and other dishes.

Date: Thursday, December 6, 7:00pm to midnight

Medellin Beer Factory is located in Poblado at Calle 10 #35 – 16. It’s about a 20-minute walk from the Poblado metro station or a five-minute taxi ride.

 

Medellin Beer Factory has a nice big bar, perfect for mixing and mingling
Medellin Beer Factory has a nice big bar, perfect for mixing and mingling

Please RSVP for the Medellín Living December Meetup

This meetup is a great way to network and meet others with common interests and hobbies. It also gives long-time Medellín residents a chance to share their knowledge and help out those who are new to the city. Please try to welcome the newcomers and introduce them to your friends!

You’ll also have a chance to meet some of the Medellín Living writers. Maybe you can suggest an idea for a story you would like to see them write for Medellín Living. Also, don’t forget to invite your friends and like and share the event on Facebook!

If you plan to attend, please RSVP so we know how many people to expect. You can RSVP on Facebook here, or below in the comments if you are not on Facebook.

MBF wings with buffalo hot sauce, blue cheese sauce, and golden brown potatoes
MBF wings with buffalo hot sauce, blue cheese sauce, and golden brown potatoes (photo courtesy of MBF)

About Medellin Beer Factory Restaurant and Bar

Medellin Beer Factory is a restaurant and bar which features indoor and outdoor seating as well as plenty of space at their long bar. Sports are shown on several TVs.  There’s also an American-style pool table in the back.

Medellin Beer Factory offers a wide variety of drink options. They have a big selection of beers, including over 20 imports such as Corona, Heineken, and Budweiser. The domestic cerveza selection includes Aguila light, Club Colombia, and five types of 3 Cordilleras. MBF also offers four varieties of their own premium craft beer: wheat ale, American pale ale, sweet stout, and amber ale.

Their cocktail selection includes five kinds of margaritas, a mojito, and tequila sunrise.  Included in the liquor selection are Absolut vodka, Jack Daniels whisky, and Jose Cuervo tequila, as well as locally-distilled favorites such as Ron Medellin and Aguardiente Antioqueño.

Medellin Beer Factory also offers five kinds of sangria and three micheladas.

In the non-alcohol department, they have an alcohol-free craft beer as well as five flavored sodas (such as strawberry soda), and three types of lemonade.

One of five Medellin Beer Factory burgers (photo courtesy of MBF)
One of five Medellin Beer Factory burgers (photo courtesy of MBF)

In addition, Medellin Beer Factory has a number of food options on their menu, including chicken wings (with a dozen sauces to choose from) and five different burgers. The menu also includes four kinds of burritos and three varieties of ribs. From the grill, diners can choose from six offerings, including solomito (sirloin steak) and grilled salmon.

MBF also offers bar-food favorites such as chili fries, onion rings, and nachos. Those with a smaller appetite can also choose the made-to-order salad option. And vegetarians will be happy to see four non-meat dishes, including a veggie burger and burrito.

Open-air dining area in the middle of Medellin Beer Factory
Open-air dining area in the middle of Medellin Beer Factory

Our Medellín Living Meetups

In response to popular demand, Medellín Living restarted its meetups in January of 2017 after a two-year hiatus. The new Medellin Living meetups have been a huge success, growing steadily from one month to the next. We’ve been averaging 50-70 attendees at the last few meetups.

For the moment, we’re alternating the meetups between Poblado and Laureles, which are two of the most popular neighborhoods for expats living in Medellín.

Our January meetup is planned for Laureles. Details will be posted on this site about one week before each meetup.

Note: there isn’t any fee required to attend Medellín Living meetups, and no membership is required.

We have two additional ways for our readers to keep up with Medellín Living events. You can follow us on our Medellin Living Events & Activities Facebook group or via our Medellin Living group on Meetup.com.

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  1. I will attend Thursday night meetup. I have traveled to several countries and am interested in Medellin long-term. THIS IS MY SECOND VISIT and plan to spend 2-3 months or more. My immediate need ii how to find a 1 or 2 bedroom furnished apartment .. prefer colonial neighborhoods. I have been warned that there are Colombian prices and ¨gringo´ prices.

    I look fowrard to meeting the group and becoming an active and supportive participant.

    My Colombian cell is 305-373-3984

    Tom Webster – Tampa/Clearwater/St Petersberg Florida