Fort Myers Brewing unveils its full lineup for 11th Anniversary

Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating eleven years as the city’s eponymous brewery, and one thing is certain – the brewery knows how to party. Each year their anniversary celebration is at least a weekend-long, beer-filled extravaganza, and 2024 is falling right in line with expectations.

From Fort Myers Brewing:

Fort Myers Brewing Company has unveiled its complete beer lineup for its four-day 11th Anniversary Party Feb. 22-25 that features 55 rotating specialty craft brews – five beers for every year Fort Myers Brewing has been in business – as well as more than a dozen food trucks and nine live performances.

Glass of Fort Myers Brewing Chocolate StoutBeverages available throughout the weekend include 11th Anniversary Imperial IPA, Boat Story, High 5 IPA, Gateway Blonde, Fort Myers Light, Brewer’s Breakfast, Czech Around, Go Apricot, American Wheat, Mosaic Grouper New England IPA, Clean Shave IPA, Maniacal Jellyfish, O.Y.A., Red Tape, Chocolate Peanut Butter Porter, Penny Lager, Spyk’d Hard Tea, Blake’s Apple Cider, Nitro Porter, Tangerine Wheat, Tamiami Tan, Virtuoso and Bubblin’ Crude. A variety of seltzer-based cocktails will also be on tap.

Saturday is considered the main day of the event, and 55 craft beverages will spotlight the menu with new beers released every two hours. Below is Saturday’s beer schedule:

Noon-2 p.m.: Altbier, Red Currant/Vanilla Blonde, West Coast Red Ale, Hazelnut Stout, Pink Lemonade Gose, Orange Mango Spyk’d Hard Seltzer
2:15-4:15 p.m.: Rauchbier, Pineapple/Vanilla Blonde, German IPA, Caramel Coffee Stout, Rainbow Gose, Strawberry Orange Banana Spyk’d Hard Seltzer
4:30-6:30 p.m.: Coffee Vienna Lager, Key Lime Pie Sour Ale, Cherry Chocolate Stout, Mango IPA, Dreamsicle Gose, Blue Raspberry Lemonade Spyk’d Hard Seltzer
6:45-8:45 p.m.: Keller Pils, Belgian Tripel with Pear, El Churrito, Blood Orange Jellyfish, Watermelon Gose, Guava Pineapple Spyk’d Hard Seltzer
9-11 p.m.: Mosaic Pale Ale, Belgian Dubbel, Passion O.Y.A., French Toast Brown Ale, Raspberry Gose, Grape Spyk’d Hard Seltzer
Specialty beers hit the taps on Thursday and Friday as well, with highlights including Blake’s American Berry, Mosaic Pale Ale, Chocolate Stout, Fruit Candy Sour, Belgian Dubbel, Pineapple/Vanilla Blonde, Grape Spyk’d Hard Seltzer and a Rum Punch seltzer-based cocktail on Thursday, and Blake’s Cherry Limeade, German IPA, Hazelnut Stout, Watermelon Gose, Coffee Vienna Lager, Mango IPA, Blue Raspberry Lemonade Spyk’d Hard Seltzer and a Mai Tai seltzer-based cocktail on Friday. On Sunday, guests can return to help kick the keg with brews pouring until the kegs run out.

Available beginning at noon on Thursday, Feb. 22, Fort Myers Brewing is also releasing limited-edition anniversary swag, including commemorative glasses and T-shirts, all available for purchase in the taproom. A Brewer’s Bundle package that includes one anniversary T-shirt, one anniversary glass and one beer fill can be purchased for $35 while supplies last.

The full schedule of events includes:

Thursday, Feb. 22 (Noon to 10 p.m.)

Food Trucks: Farmers Corn, Grace’s Taste of Poland, Mad Brunch, Tia’s Kitchen, Wicked Streatery
Live Music: Wendell Ray (4 p.m.), Soapy Tuna (7 p.m.)
Friday, Feb. 23 (Noon to 11 p.m.)

Food Trucks: Don’t Give Up, Fat Thor’s Smash Burger, Mobstah Lobstah, Smokin’ Crow’s BBQ, South Pizza Co.
Live Music: Matt Walden (4 p.m.), Rock Republic (7 p.m.)
Saturday, Feb. 24 (Noon to 11 p.m.)

Main event with 50+ specialty beers rotating throughout the day
Food Trucks: King’s Tacos & Burritos, Mad Brunch, Mambo, Vesuvius Wood Fired Pizza, Viet Yum
Live Music: Virgil Cain (1 p.m.), DJ Nate (4 p.m.), Bad Latitude (7 p.m.)
Sunday, Feb. 25 (Noon to 8 p.m.)

Kick the Keg Party until the specialty beers run out
Food Trucks: Cositas Gourmet, Detour Diner, Fat Thor’s Smash Burger, The Way of The Crust
Live Music: The Musician Martin Short (noon), Ben Allen Band (3 p.m.)


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Opening in an industrial park in 2013, Fort Myers Brewing Company was the first microbrewery in Lee County. Now, as one of the largest breweries in the state of Florida, we continue to lead the surging craft beer movement. Amidst our rapid growth, FMBrew’s promise remains the same – to brew the best beer you’ll ever drink!