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Food Menu @ LynLake Brewery beginning this Wed, June 12! -   If you've been hanging around with us at Wed, Hump Day Hoppy Hour in the past few months, you've been watching a new development emerge in the corner of the brewery....a food kitchen!  LynLake will be selling food as well as beer beginning Grant M. Jun 7, 2019 9:47 AM
Re: Boys & Brews list: "MN Brewery Map & more" - I think it would be a blast if we were rent a bus or something and together make “road trip” to sample each brewery crafts! Bob P. May 11, 2019 3:33 PM
MN Brewery Map & more - Hey Boys with your Brews! This is a pretty cool site with comprehensive info on MN Breweries:  locations, calendar of events, etc.  Check it out!­/ Grant M. May 11, 2019 1:34 PM
2/20 Hump Day Hoppy Hour @ LLB : followed by Sex Ed Trivia @ 7pm - On Wed eve, 2/20 following Hump Day Hoppy Hour from 7-9, stick around and play Sex Ed Trivia! Here's info on Facebook Join us for some competitive sexual education! $1 p Grant M. Feb 13, 2019 2:20 PM
No Boys&Brews Meetup this Sat, 2/16 - Sunday instead! - Boys & Brews will be meeting this Sunday, 2/17 @ LynLake Brewery @ 430p.  Join us if you are able.  This is a chance for those who can't make a Wed night Hump Day Hoppy Hour regularly.  LynLake is a great spot to hang out and share a beer or 2.. Grant M. Feb 13, 2019 12:33 PM
Northern Ale Guide - Brewery Passport 2019 - Hey guys, just wanted to let you know that the Northern Ale Guide Brewery Passport for 2019 is available for $35.  I have used the 2018 one and it gives me a 2-4-1 deal on all the major breweries I get to.  They have them by state now: MN and WI! Grant M. Dec 8, 2018 9:58 AM
3rd Annual Boys & Brews Holiday Party! - Wanna do some holiday celebrating earlier in December before things get too craaazy? LynLake Brewery has invited us to share their space with those we love and those we wanna get to know a little better .... Grant M. Dec 4, 2018 1:22 PM
Beer Special for US! tonight at LynLake Brewery - 11/14 - Be happy & come out, come out wherever you are!   The sun came out and is blinding! There's a beer special for Boy & Brews tonight 11/14, at Hump Day Hoppy Hour - LynLake Brewery. Check out the details on the Grant M. Nov 14, 2018 12:38 PM
11/14 Wed, Hump Day Hoppy Hour, meet "WeWork" - First Beer Free! - Join us next Wed, 11/14 at our normal 5-7 hour at LynLake Brewery and get your first beer free!  WeWork, a shared office and event space focusing on community and collaboration, is joining us to share with the public about their new building in Upto Grant M. Nov 7, 2018 1:37 PM
LynLake Brewery: Warm your tummy with a couple beers! And celebrate the Blue! - On this cold, wintry day, it's OKAY TO BE BLUE - especially on this day! Come out tonight, warm up your tummy with a couple beers and celebrate the pervading BLUENESS we are seeing after yesterday's events! Grant M. Nov 7, 2018 9:47 AM
Freehouse Food & Beer Event - just letting you know! - I was contact by Freehouse and asked to pass on info re: this upcoming event.  Feel free to get interested and go if this grabs your attention!  It's not B&B Meetup event. Details: Like beer? Like f Grant M. Oct 17, 2018 2:31 PM
Re: Boys & Brews list: "Boys & Brews 3rd Anniversary TONIGHT @ LynLake Brewery" - John B Oct 10, 2018 1:27 PM
Boys & Brews 3rd Anniversary TONIGHT @ LynLake Brewery - Tonight's the Night!  It's our 3rd Anniversary Celebration at LynLake Brewery from 5-8!! Parking is available across the street behind the Jungle Theater, or anywhere on N/S adjacent streets. Join us....check Grant M. Oct 10, 2018 7:32 AM
Wed 10/10 : Boys & Brews 3rd Anniversary Evening @ LynLake Brewery - We're celebrating the 3rd anniversary of our Boys & Brews community on a special night during the 4th Anniversary Week at LynLake Brewery .  LynLake i Grant M. Oct 1, 2018 12:14 PM
Garden Beer Tasting Party this Sunday @ Paul's! - Our Summer backyard get-togethers are a great to time get to know others, relax, let your hair down (this is more real for some than others...), and sip some of your friend's favorite beers. Bring beer that's at the top of your favorite list to Grant M. Aug 9, 2018 8:47 AM
Re: Boys & Brews list: "Bobtown Brewhouse & Grill - a great Wisconsin escape!" - Rob and I will be there.  Wayne. Wayne S. Jul 20, 2018 7:48 PM
Bobtown Brewhouse & Grill - a great Wisconsin escape! - Wanna have some fun in Wisconsin this Saturday?? . ..just 45 minutes East of the cities you'll stumble across a gay owned, managed, brewi Grant M. Jul 18, 2018 9:27 AM
Outdoor grilling at Rod Teevan's house on Saturday 7/28/18 - Boys ’n’ Brews Event for Saturday, July 28, 2018 Rod T. Jul 17, 2018 6:29 PM
Re: Boys & Brews list: "Bobtown Brewhouse & Grill - a great escape!" - John B Jul 9, 2018 2:26 PM
Bobtown Brewhouse & Grill - a great escape! - Check out the upcoming Outta-town brewery Meetup at Bobtown Brewhouse & Grill in Roberts, WI.  Out out of town meetups are always adventures.  If you're new to B&B, come and get to know us and enjoy a fun escape from the normal life of the Tw Grant M. Jul 9, 2018 11:47 AM
Weather's looking better this Saturday! Warm up with a 3-Some! - The weather is looking better than it's been this week for especially Saturday. Sun is expected and winds are down. If you haven't done the Tri-Brewery hangout in the North Loop near Target Field, come and join us this Saturday. You can come to Grant M. Apr 4, 2018 9:18 AM
Hump Day Hoppy Hour = Warm Your Tummy Time! - Hump Day Hoppy Hour = Warm Your Tummy Time! Come on out on this chillier Wednesday and warm your tummy with a brew or two, alongside a boy or two.  The Grant M. Mar 7, 2018 8:00 AM
CASTING NOW: From Ex to In-Law (is this your story?) - I had a request from Kathie Kopa, who I met when I was a panel member with  The Great Love Debate in Minneapolis a couple years ago.  She is looking for some folks to be involved in a TV project she is in.  It sounded interesting, and if this w Grant M. Feb 16, 2018 1:28 PM
Join us this Wed Eve Hoppy Hour @ Indeed Brewing Co! - Don't show up at LynLake Brewery this Wednesday!  You can, but why not meet us at Indeed Brewing Co instead to support Twin Cities Pride Grant M. Feb 12, 2018 2:21 PM
Wed, Feb 14th - Meet @ Indeed Brewery instead! - Indeed Brewery is hosting "Indeed We Can" - a give back to Twin Cities Pride. We'll change venues on Wed, Feb 14th and meet there from 5-7p. See ya there! Grant     Grant M. Feb 3, 2018 11:41 AM
Today's Distillery Visit ~~~ - Looking forward to our first visit to Dampfwerk Distillery (that's the first time I didn't have to refer to the spelling to get it right!).  We'll get a proper pronunciation from Ralf today.... Meetcha there at 4pm.  Ralf will give us the ski Grant M. Jan 20, 2018 10:15 AM
Winter Beer Event Ideas - what are yours? - Hey - what kind of Winter Beer ideas are spinning around in your head, or beard? Grant M. Dec 5, 2017 11:06 AM
Come Out, Come Out, wherever you are! - Hump Day Hoppy Hour w/Boys & Brews Join us on Wednesday evenings from 5-7 at LynLake Brewery for a brew or 2. We're that new normal, generously friendly, motley group of Grant M. Nov 29, 2017 8:20 AM
Land of 10,000 Drinks Map - The Growler Magazine was kind enough to provide a searchable on-line map of breweries in our fair state of Minnesota, the Land of 10,000 Drinks! Check it out @ Grant M. Oct 29, 2017 5:00 PM
45th Parallel Distillery Groupon - don't miss it! - A shout out to promote our 45th Parallel Distillery visit next Sun, Oct 22nd. We've gone 2x already and are going back again!  It's a GREAT experience.  It includes an in-depth distillery tour, a tasting of everythi Grant M. Oct 14, 2017 8:40 AM
A Big "Thanks!" - Thanks to all who came out on a Monday night to LynLake Brewery .  It was a "Nice Night for It" and twill be remembered for a long time. Thank you LynLake for thinking of it and caring about what we're about Grant M. Oct 11, 2017 7:55 AM
Oct 9th - We've got LynLake Brewery all to ourselves! - Monday, Oct 9th from 5-9, Boys & Brews has LynLake Brewery in Uptown, all to ourselves! Grant M. Sep 5, 2017 7:39 PM
Hump Day Hoppy Hour fun times ~ - Wednesday Hoppy Hour @ LynLake Brewery Shouting out to the Boys & Brews Meetup at large (335 large!).... Stop on by LynLake Brewery tonight or ANY Wed night between 5-7 (sometimes we forget to leave...) and meet som Grant M. Aug 16, 2017 1:17 PM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Springing into Summer Patio Meetups - I don't have a patio but would love to host an event Patrick K. Dow Patrick Apr 25, 2017 12:49 PM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Springing into Summer Patio Meetups - Me too- count Aldrich in with wrap around porch and deck! Phil On Apr 25, 2017, at 11:51 AM, Dennis < Phil B. Apr 25, 2017 12:06 PM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Springing into Summer Patio Meetups - Dennis Apr 25, 2017 11:13 AM
Springing into Summer Patio Meetups - Thanks to Jim Sullivan who so amazingly & gracefully pulled off a Boys & Brews Meetup on his patio last Saturday!  Thanks, Jim for both buying the beer and then inviting us into your space to finish it off.  And to those who brought solid foo Grant M. Apr 25, 2017 8:35 AM
This Saturday, Apr 8th St. Cloud Brewery Visits ~ - This Saturday, Apr 8th a group of us is heading to St. Cloud for food and beer.  Urban Lodge will be our first stop for food along with beer. Bad Habit is next on the list and if we are up to it, Beaver Dam is in the area also.   We need a couple Grant M. Apr 5, 2017 10:54 AM
Reminder: Pinstripes FREE Bowling & 1st Beer! - If you haven't already, check out the Meetup on April 4th @ Edina  Pinstripes !  They've invited Boys & Brews in for an evening of free bowling and a beer.  Just cause they love us! I'll need a firm RSVP by Tue, Grant M. Mar 23, 2017 4:34 PM
Edina: Pinstripes FREE Bowling & 1st Beer! - If you haven't already, check out the Meetup on April 4th @ Edina Pinstripes!  They've invited Boys & Brews in for an evening of free bowling and a beer.  Just cause they love us! Grant M. Mar 15, 2017 3:02 PM
Wed, Feb 15th - Location Change to Indeed Brewing Co. - We're meeting at Indeed Brewing Co this Wed, 2/15, instead of LynLake Brewery. It's only for this Wed, we'll be back to LynLake after the 15th. Indeed is contributing to The Bridge for Youth, through beer sales.  We want to participate in helping this Grant M. Feb 12, 2017 8:56 AM
Midweek Hoppy Hour site changed to "Indeed" on Feb 15th - We're changing locations on Wed, 2/15 and heading over to Indeed Brewery for a fundraiser for The Bridges of Youth, an outreach for homeless youth.  Check out the details on the Wed, Feb 15th Meetup event. See ya there! Grant Grant M. Feb 2, 2017 1:43 PM
2017 Beer Resolutions from Beer Advocate - The Beer Advocate came up with replacements to your feeble 2017 Resolutions. Just click the friendly bro pic below and everything changes. Grant M. Jan 6, 2017 12:18 PM
Hoppy Holidays! - Wishing you the best as you spend time with friends and family during the Holidays.  It's the end of yet another year. My, they rush by so quickly, don't they? Thanks for your friendship and companionship on a number of small journeys together Grant M. Dec 25, 2016 5:22 PM
Boys & Brews First Anniversary! Celebrate with us! - This is a reason to celebrate!  We've been making tracks around the Twin Cities and beyond since Dec 6, 2015!.  200+ members and 97 meetups later, we're not tired of each other...or that heavenly nectar Twin Cities breweries are so good at producing. Grant M. Nov 30, 2016 3:08 PM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Potluck and Suds - a great mixer for first timers! - Might there be a way to arrange rides? On Nov 13,[masked]:05 PM, "Grant Meidal" < [address removed] > wrote: user 2. Nov 13, 2016 6:09 PM
Potluck and Suds - a great mixer for first timers! - Hey all you Boys & Brews Brewsers! Don't be put off by predictions of a first real frost this Saturday, 11/19.  Bring your beautiful selves along with your favorite beers and some food to share, and make your way to GV (that's Golden Valley for yo Grant M. Nov 13, 2016 6:05 PM
A Craft Brewery Club you might like too! - I just joined a Craft Brewery Club - " Craftapped ", after a recommend from a blogger in the Craft Beer jungle. I got my first trial month free, and th Grant M. Oct 12, 2016 2:34 PM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Been out of town - I'm up for meeting for a pint or two. Doug Doug N. Oct 1, 2016 11:41 AM
Been out of town - Hey brewers - things have been quiet on Boys & Brews for a week. I've had the great chance to visit family in Seattle/Bellingham area. On my way back to the TC today. Got me up if you want to get out this weekend and grab a brew. Looks like biking Grant M. Oct 1, 2016 9:32 AM
Meetup details changed: Wed, 7/27, Indeed Brewery Event: Change of Location! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­ws/events/232238070/ When : Wednesday, July 27,[masked]:00 PM Grant M. Jul 22, 2016 10:10 AM
Meetup details changed: Sociable Cider Werks! - If you like hard cider, and a few beer offerings, come along tonight between 5-630ish to Sociable Cider Werks in NE. I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: Grant M. Jul 15, 2016 8:16 AM
Leaves of Grass Uncut : A Tribute to Walt Whitman - Start your week of July 11th with a treat! Patrick Scully channels Walt Whitman.  It's worth "coming out" for.  You may just see yourself in Walt's story. Grant M. Jun 30, 2016 6:02 PM
Half a laugh over beer slams ~ - I happened upon a couple videos that became quite a distraction at work!  Take a moment and shake your belly over these! Irish People Taste Test American Beers Grant M. Jun 29, 2016 11:27 AM
Surly History - "Power of the Pint" - The Surly Bill - "Power of the Pint" Take 10 minutes to get the history on how Surly paved the way to get you a fresh pint at a brewery.  We wouldn't be able to do what we're doing Grant M. May 26, 2016 9:56 AM
MN Breweries List - I've been tracking my Brewery visits here.  You should be able to access it with this link. You can save a copy for yourself if you like and use it to track your visits... Grant M. May 25, 2016 2:59 PM
Time to drink from the rooftop! - This Wed, temps are rising!  And we'll be rising to the ROOF TOP at LynLake Brewery.  Join us in higher altitudes between 5-630. Grant M. May 15, 2016 3:39 PM
Craft Beer Week in Minnesota! Let's celebrate this Saturday ~ - Craft Beer Week in MN - May 9-15 The Minnesota Cra Grant M. May 9, 2016 4:58 PM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Brew & Vittles - "Beer Sampling" - Wow, congratulations, Jim Steve F. May 8, 2016 6:24 AM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Brew & Vittles - "Beer Sampling" - Don't cry over not coming :)  Have fun, fun, fun!  Then come back to us as a married man! Grant On Sat, May 7, 2016 at 9:08 PM Jim Laskowski < Grant M. May 7, 2016 9:22 PM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Brew & Vittles - "Beer Sampling" - Sorry, can't make it that day. I'm getting married. Sent from my iPhone On May 2, 2016, at 11:23 AM, Grant Meidal < Jim L. May 7, 2016 7:23 PM
Re: [BoysNBrews] Got muscles to lend? - That would be great!  Love to have some good friends share in the fun.... On Fri, May 6, 2016 at 1:01 PM Dennis Vonasek < [address removed] > wrote: Grant M. May 6, 2016 1:20 PM
Got muscles to lend? - Hey guys - just throwing this out there while I have your attention....(I don't intend to make this Meetup site my channel for personal stuff...- just this one little time) . If anyone is free on Friday, June 3rd for a few hours during Grant M. May 6, 2016 12:48 PM
LynLake Brewery Wed Mid-Week Taps - JOIN US - LynLake Brewery Wednesday Mid-Week Taps - JOIN US! We've been having a great time weekly at LynLake Brewery in Uptown.   If you haven't come by yet, there is plenty of room in t Grant M. May 5, 2016 10:53 AM
Brew & Vittles - "Beer Sampling" - Please bring a growler or can/bottle of something local along with something to nibble on... I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing: http://www.meetup. Grant M. May 2, 2016 11:23 AM
Wednesdays @ LynLake Brewery $2 off pints between 5-6pm! - You can get a pint for 3-4 bucks if you show up to the Mid-Week Wed LynLake Brewery gathering!  $2 off all pints before 6pm!  Come along any Wed. Grant M. Mar 30, 2016 12:44 PM
Kombucha Scoby to spare? - Does anyone have a Kombucha Scoby to spare?  I've been brewing Kombucha for awhile, and with a 6 month break want to get back into it, but need a fresh culture.  If anyone has a mother scoby to spare, let me know. Thanks! Gra Grant M. Mar 30, 2016 8:44 AM
Bad Weather Brewing - Great STP Brews! Tour this Sat for the first 20! - Come on out to Bad Weather Brewing in STP this Saturday!  The first 20 get a free tour.  Join us at 1:50 for the 2pm tour, or just join us for a great new TC brewery experience. Grant M. Mar 1, 2016 12:56 PM
Boys & Brews - greeting for New Brewsers - Good Day!  I've tweaked our greeting to inquirers a bit since we began on 12/6/15 (we're at 87 brewsers!). The original vision was to include just gay, bi and trans guys in the group. We've had interest from straight guys, who are our allies, to be pa Grant M. Feb 11, 2016 10:43 AM

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