Greater Fort Myers Chamber to host Beers With Your Peers on March 29

2021-02-24T09:17:17-05:00February 24th, 2021|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

In place of its regularly scheduled monthly programs in March, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce will host Beers With Your Peers on March 29. Beers With Your Peers will feature a night of casual networking for Chamber members and guests to reunite with old friends and make new connections. The Chamber event will [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company’s Spyk’d earns Gold and Bronze medals at national beverage competition

2020-12-10T11:13:27-05:00December 10th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations, Uncategorized|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company’s locally crafted spiked seltzer beverages, Spyk’d Hard Seltzer, has earned two medals at the U.S. Open Beverage Championships held in November in Oxford, Ohio. Fort Myers Brewing Company’s Spyk’d Mojito Hard Seltzer won a Gold medal in the Hard Seltzer Herb category and the company’s Spyk’d Lemon Lime earned the Bronze [...]

Women in Business’ Nov. 4 virtual program to discuss how to turn a passion into a career

2020-11-03T11:01:52-05:00November 3rd, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce’s Women in Business Committee will host a virtual program on “Transitioning Your Passion or Hobby into Your Career” at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 4. Attendees will hear from three local business and nonprofit leaders who have turned their passions into their professions. Speakers include Alison Hussey of [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company’s Spyk’d named Best Hard Seltzer at national seltzer competition

2020-10-16T09:32:06-04:00October 16th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company’s locally crafted spiked seltzer beverages, Spyk’d Hard Seltzer, has earned national recognition, voted Best Hard Seltzer by attendees of Seltzerland 2020, a national hard seltzer competition held Oct. 10 at the Westchase Golf Course in Tampa. Over 900 attendees participated in the socially distanced tasting festival, with approximately 40,000 samples served [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company releases Adyn Strong, a limited-edition Pilsner to benefit Cape Coral boy battling leukemia

2020-08-04T16:43:49-04:00August 4th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is introducing Adyn Strong, a new light and refreshing German Pilsner brewed for a special cause. “Fort Myers Brewing fans likely remember our friend Adyn Pickett, the Cape Coral boy who is fighting leukemia,” said Jen Whyte, co-owner of Fort Myers Brewing Company. “Last year, we hosted a silent auction and [...]

Southwest Florida breweries to host Crowler Crawl 2020

2020-07-14T14:25:24-04:00July 14th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is teaming up with Momentum Brewhouse and Palm City Brewing to host Crowler Crawl 2020 this Friday, July 17 through Sunday, July 19. To complete the Crowler Crawl, beer-lovers must visit all three breweries this weekend, July 17-19, purchasing two crowlers to-go at each destination. Participants will be given a Crowler [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to celebrate American Craft Beer Week with new brews

2020-05-11T16:46:46-04:00May 11th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating American Craft Beer Week by debuting limited-edition, specialty brews each day. American Craft Beer Week runs May 11-17 and is an annual celebration of small and independent craft breweries. Fort Myers Brewing was the region’s first microbrewery when it opened in 2013, and the locally owned business is launching [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company collects 3,000 pounds of food and more than $1,400 at drive-thru food drive for Community Cooperative

2020-05-08T15:48:06-04:00May 8th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

  Fort Myers Brewing Company hosted “Gateway CAN do it: Food Drive Rally” and collected 3,000 pounds of food and raised more than $1,400 for Community Cooperative Thursday, April 30. The donations of food and money is enough to feed approximately 525 people for a week. Another drive-thru food drive is planned at Fort Myers [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company hosts food donation drive-thru for Community Cooperative

2020-04-23T15:32:29-04:00April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting “Gateway CAN do it: Food Drive Rally” to collect food and financial donations for Community Cooperative during drive-thru, take-out beer order hours Thursday, April 30 from 3 to 7 p.m. With the need to feed local families and seniors more than doubling, Community Cooperative is working throughout Lee County [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company, Wicked Dolphin partner to increase hand sanitizer production

2020-04-15T15:19:53-04:00April 15th, 2020|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is converting a portion of its brewery operations to support the production of another type of alcohol: hand sanitizer. To help ensure health care workers, first responders and the community have access to hand sanitizer during the coronavirus pandemic, Fort Myers Brewing Company is partnering with Wicked Dolphin to increase the [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company launches Spyk’d Hard Seltzer

2020-03-20T15:16:18-04:00March 20th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company has launched the area’s first line of locally crafted spiked seltzer beverages, Spyk’d Hard Seltzer. Cool, refreshing and freshly made, the new spiked seltzer is brewed naturally gluten free with all-natural flavorings, fermented just like Fort Myers Brewing’s other popular craft brews. The spiked beverage contains 5.0% alcohol with 90 calories, [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company now offering curbside pickup

2020-03-18T11:29:22-04:00March 18th, 2020|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is now offering curbside pickup as an option for customers who wish to enjoy the brewery’s award-winning craft brews. “The safety of our customers and community is our top priority, and we have been closely monitoring the latest recommendations from the CDC and considering best ways to serve our loyal customers [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company earns 2 gold medals at 2020 Best Florida Beer Professional Championship

2020-03-11T10:57:53-04:00March 11th, 2020|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company won a pair of gold medals at the 2020 Best Florida Beer Professional Championship, a sanctioned competition for the state’s top brewers that helps promote the art of beer-making and the craft beer industry. The brewery’s popular “Fort Myers Wheat,” one of its seven flagship beers, won top honors in the [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to celebrate seventh anniversary with Feb. 27 – March 1 Anniversary Party

2020-02-10T15:39:50-05:00February 4th, 2020|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating its seventh anniversary with a four-day family-friendly festival featuring more than 50 specialty craft beers, 12 local food trucks, seven performers and a friendly-but-competitive beer mile. Fort Myers Brewing’s Anniversary Party will be held Thursday, Feb. 27 through Sunday, March 1 at Fort Myers Brewing Company, 12811 Commerce Lakes [...]

Winterfest coming to Fort Myers Brewing Company Dec. 28

2019-12-05T12:23:27-05:00December 5th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Winter is coming... well, Winterfest at least. Fort Myers Brewing Company has announced its popular winter celebration, an annual family- and pup-friendly event that includes specialty craft beers, local food truck favorites and live entertainment all day long. Winterfest will be held from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 28 at Fort Myers Brewing [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company wins medal at the Great American Beer Festival

2019-10-18T15:39:14-04:00October 8th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company’s signature chocolate stout, “Somebody Else’s Dream,” won a bronze medal at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival, a professionally judged craft beer competition held Oct. 5 in Denver, Colorado. Fort Myers Brewing medaled in the chocolate beer category and was the only Southwest Florida brewery, and one of just eight in [...]

Leadership NEXT highlights Lee County’s growing craft beer scene at Oct. 8 program at Fort Myers Brewing Company

2019-10-18T15:42:50-04:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Leadership NEXT, a monthly program for advancing business professionals, will highlight Lee County’s first craft brewery during its Oct. 8 session at Fort Myers Brewing Company. Led by Rob and Jen Whyte, co-owners of Fort Myers Brewing Company, the program will include an overview of the beermaking process, as well as discussion on the growth [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host Oktoberfest on Oct. 3-6

2019-09-06T17:46:14-04:00September 4th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company will host its 7th annual Oktoberfest, a four-day family-friendly event that includes craft beer, German food, live music and a first for the popular brewery – a Wiener Dog Race. Oktoberfest will be held Thursday, Oct. 3 through Sunday, Oct. 6 at Fort Myers Brewing Company, 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Suite [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host fundraiser on Saturday for 7-year-old SWFL boy battling leukemia

2019-08-07T08:53:59-04:00August 6th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting a community fundraiser on Saturday, Aug. 10 to benefit the family of a 7-year-old Cape Coral boy who is battling leukemia for the third time. The #AdynStrong Fundraiser will feature food trucks, drinks, live music and auction items, with a goal of raising money to help the Pickett family [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company announces plans for 40,000-square-foot brewery destination

2019-07-03T10:02:11-04:00June 27th, 2019|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company has big plans on tap as the first microbrewery in Lee County announces plans for expansion. Today, Fort Myers Brewing Company Founders and Co-owners Rob and Jen Whyte received unanimous approval from the Lee County Board of County Commissioners to purchase just over 22 acres of property from the Lee County [...]

Spiked Seltzer Sunday added to line up for 2019 Summerfest June 20-23

2019-06-18T14:15:31-04:00June 18th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company releases first craft spiked seltzers in local market Fort Myers Brewing Company debuts the area’s first line of locally crafted spiked seltzer beverages at the seventh annual Summerfest, a four-day summer beer bash featuring live bands, food trucks and over 50 specialty beers. Cool, refreshing and freshly brewed spiked seltzer will [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company celebrates summer with 2019 Summerfest June 20-23

2019-05-16T10:23:36-04:00May 16th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is kicking off the first weekend of summer with its seventh annual Summerfest, a four-day summer beer bash featuring live bands, food trucks and over 50 specialty beers. Taking place Thursday, June 20 through Sunday, June 23, the party of the summer will feature brew-tastic family- and pet-friendly festivities, including food [...]

Fiesta at Fort Myers Brewing Company during Taco Fest, May 3

2019-04-29T09:26:33-04:00April 29th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting a Cinco de Mayo pre-party at the second annual Taco Fest on Friday, May 3. The fiesta gets started at 3 p.m. at Fort Myers Brewing Company, 12811 Commerce Lakes Dr., Suite 28 in Fort Myers. The event features local craft beer, music and taco trucks including Taco Tummy, [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host fundraiser for San Carlos Park food truck owners rebuilding after home fire

2019-04-26T11:57:25-04:00April 26th, 2019|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is holding a fundraising event Sunday, April 28 in support of a San Carlos Park couple whose home recently sustained significant fire damage. The homeowners, Virgil Metcalf and his wife Karen Cheney, operate Flavour Street, a local food truck that makes stops at popular destinations around Southwest Florida, including regular appearances [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company to host holiday celebration for National Beer Day on April 7

2019-03-28T19:47:17-04:00March 28th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company, Lee County’s first microbrewery, is recognizing National Beer Day on April 7 with a special holiday celebration featuring beer, food and live music. National Beer Day commemorates the date, April 7, 1933, that Franklin Roosevelt signed a law permitting Americans to brew and sell beer. Fort Myers Brewing will have 20 [...]

Fort Myers Brewing Company wins two medals at 2019 Best Florida Beer Competition

2019-03-07T23:09:15-05:00March 7th, 2019|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company, which just celebrated its sixth anniversary, won two prestigious medals at the Best Florida Beer Competition in Tampa. The local brewer took home the gold medal for its classic Sand Loafer in the Wheat-Rye Beer category and bronze for its flavorful chocolate stout Somebody Else’s Dream in the Coffee/Chocolate Beer category. [...]

Fort Myers Brewing releases ‘beer schedule’ for this weekend’s anniversary celebration

2019-02-28T01:14:50-05:00February 28th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , |

To celebrate its sixth anniversary this weekend, Fort Myers Brewing Company is introducing more than a dozen limited-edition specialty beers, some of which might only be flowing from the tap for a few hours. “We are always experimenting in our brewery and asking patrons and friends to provide feedback and we’re really looking forward to [...]

Cheers to six years! Fort Myers Brewing Company celebrates sixth anniversary with beer festival on tap for Feb. 28 – March 3

2019-02-13T18:52:56-05:00February 13th, 2019|Categories: Events, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , |

Fort Myers Brewing Company is celebrating its sixth anniversary with a four-day festival that includes 15 food trucks, 7 live bands, a beer mile fun run, hangover party and beer… lots of beer. A trendsetter in the craft beer industry, Fort Myers Brewing is Lee County’s first brewery and has been recognized as the “Best [...]

Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay raises $3,500 for Operation Open Arms

2018-11-19T19:45:10-05:00November 19th, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Event proceeds to benefit military outreach efforts, PTSD mental health care Matanzas on the Bay’s first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” has raised $3,500 for Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) in military personnel. Held at Matanzas on the [...]

Craft beer, food, live music on tap Nov. 10 at first-ever Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay

2018-08-22T22:31:41-04:00August 22nd, 2018|Categories: Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach is pleased to announce its first-ever craft beer event, “Matanzas Craft Beer Fest on the Bay,” on tap from noon to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 10. Bringing local breweries, musicians and cuisine to Matanzas on the Bay’s waterfront setting along the back bay of Fort Myers [...]

Matanzas on the Bay’s Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ raises more than $7,000 for Operation Open Arms

2017-06-14T18:22:37-04:00June 14th, 2017|Categories: Awards and Recognition, Brands that Inspire, Events, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

Proceeds to support outreach and PTSD mental health care efforts for U.S. troops Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach recently hosted its fourth annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ on May 27, raising more than $7,000 to benefit Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder [...]

Wine and beer on tap at Norman Love Confections’ Fort Myers-McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon

2016-11-11T18:02:32-05:00November 11th, 2016|Categories: Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Norman Love Confections is pleased to introduce new wine and beer offerings at its Fort Myers-McGregor Chocolate and Dessert Salon. Norman Love Confections is proudly serving beers from Fort Myers Brewing Company, including the popular Gateway Gold golden blonde ale and High 5 IPA draught beer, available by the glass. More locally produced beers will [...]

Matanzas on the Bay’s third annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ fundraiser raises $7,000 to benefit Operation Open Arms

2016-11-08T14:59:14-05:00June 3rd, 2016|Categories: Brands that Inspire, Fundraising, Media Relations, News, Public Relations|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Matanzas on the Bay on Fort Myers Beach raised $7,000 during its third annual Bluegrass, Brew and BBQ event to benefit Operation Open Arms, a nonprofit organization dedicated to the care and treatment of Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) in military personnel and veterans. The Memorial Day weekend event attracted more than 800 guests, and featured [...]

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