Hellriegel Beer Company: Paisa-Inspired Brewpub Opens in Estadio

Founded by Stefan Hellriegel in Venezuela, Hellriegel Beer Company relocated to Medellín in 2014 and now offers four standard and several seasonal beers.

Cervecería Libre: Medellin’s Newest Brewpub

Located in Barrio Colombia, Cervecería Libre is Medellin’s newest brewpub, featuring up to 12 beers on tap, and more by the bottle.

Thursday Nights at 3 Cordilleras Brewery

Established in 2008, 3 Cordilleras was the first brewery to break the mold in Medellin. Every Thursday night, they host a beer tasting and brewery tour.

Apóstol Beer Tasting and Brewery Tour

Every Thursday evening, the Apóstol Brewery in Sabaneta, south of Medellin hosts a beer tasting and brewery tour that’s open to the public.

3 Nights of Halloween in Medellín

Ryan celebrates Halloween in Medellin, paisa style, with three long nights out at various bars and clubs in the city.

Bogotá Beer Company: Leading the Microbrew Revolution in Colombia

Bogotá Beer Company is an English-style pub perfect for going out with friends after work, or to get some beers and grub while watching the local soccer.

A Surprisingly Good Time at a Hole In the Wall Bar

Saturday Night – Fonda de la 65 with San Juan (44) Many places that have been reviewed are joints that can be considered “hot spots”.  Clubs where you can find attractive women, salsa dancing, fancy food that tastes OK, but costs a fortune and listen to live music. But this is where the upscale locals […]

Medellin Drinking Guide: Beer, Aguardiente, Rum and Wine

Nightlife is Medellin’s middle name. When the weekend rolls around, paisas know how to let loose, have a good time, and enjoy a drink….or five. To prepare you for mucha rumba (a lot of partying), here’s our drinking guide to Medellin. Beer Pilsen The most popular beer in Antioquia. A German pilsener type of beer, […]

Vibra Mi Tierra Beer and Music Festival

The popular artisanal brewery Tres Cordilleras is taking its fresh approach to beer culture one step further with the first annual Vibra Mi Tierra (Vibrate My Land) festival in Medellin’s Botanical Gardens this weekend. Saturday and Sunday the Orquideorama – one of Medellin’s most impressive architectural structures – will vibrate with paisas enjoying local bands, […]

Happy Birthday 3 Cordilleras

The following is a guest post by The Art House – Medellin. It started off as a simple invite to a beer factory for some beer tasting, and ended in the drunk scoffing of whoppers at Burger King by midnight. It wasn’t until 2 hours before we were scheduled to arrive at the 3 Cordilleras […]