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Fort Myers Brewing Company

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22 Beers
152 Ratings
Place Score: 95
Ratings: 15
Reviews: 5
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: n/a
Taps: 10
Bottles: --
Cask: N
Beer-to-Go: Y
[ Brewery, Bar ]

12811 Commerce Lakes Dr Ste 27-28
Fort Myers, Florida, 33913-8649
United States
phone: (239) 313-6576

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Place added by: adam42381 on 03-08-2013

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Photo of FrankShirley
4.3/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

My wife and I found FMBC while spending some time in Naples. We saw that they were having their annual Winterfest and thought we should try it. The beer list sounded great, and didn't disappoint.

They had about 10 regular beers on tap and additionally they had 4 rotating taps every 2 1/2 hours or so. On the day of our visit they had food trucks parked outside. Also noticed a cigar shop open next door, which I was a fan of but didn't partake in on this visit. Not sure if they own the shop or not.

As expected, the place was crowded, with lots of people in the parking lot in their own lawn chairs. Overall, it was a good vibe for an event like this and I loved that they rotated their specialty taps to accommodate people coming and going throughout the day (like us). We were only able to spend a little over 2 hours here, but it fell during a tap change so we were able to try some awesome stuff.

The En Fuego (Habenero Brown Ale) was delicious. I was really happy with many of the 10 or so beers I sampled. However, I should say, most of what we tried was on the specialty list that I was told they only brew for the special events like this. While their beers tasted great, their everyday lineup didn't excite me as much as this list. So if I visited on any other day, I might rate them slightly lower.

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3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

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4.8/5  rDev +9.6%

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4.77/5  rDev +8.9%

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4.56/5  rDev +4.1%

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5/5  rDev +14.2%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

Photo of dmgallag
4.2/5  rDev -4.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 5

Hidden in an industrial setting. Food provided by nearby taco cart. The tacos are awesome! Pretty good selection of brews on tap and reasonable prices for what you get. Beers ranged from alright to pretty good. Didn't have one that I didn't like, but didn't have one I was in love with. Service is good and they are friendly and are willing to talk brewing with you. If asked they will show around the brewing operation located in back of tasting room. I wish them the best of luck!

Photo of Gatordaddy
4.25/5  rDev -3%

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4/5  rDev -8.7%

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4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

Photo of Gtreid
3.98/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 4 | quality: 3.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 3.75

So happy we finally have a brewery here in swfl. FMBC is housed in a warehouse in the gateway region of fort Myers. As you walk in you're greeted by the bar that has the ability to carry probably around 12-15 taps. FMBC had 6 of their beers on tap the day I was there with 3 guest taps. The tasting room is rather small with picnic tables lining the walls. One odd thing...no stools at the bar. You have to stand. The beer is solid. I think they had a blonde, a pale ale, strong ale, and a brown. They also blended the blonde with the strong, and had a small batch beer on as well. No food, but they do have food trucks that camp,out from time to time.

Overall, I hope they venture into more unique ingredients as they grow. The beer is solid, but I prefer more in your face flavors, which I have no doubt will come with time. FMBC will be getting a lot of my business.

Photo of adam42381
3.91/5  rDev -10.7%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 5 | selection: 3.5

Finally, a brewery has opened up in Fort Myers. This place is located in the industrial park side of Gateway. This works great for me because I happen to live in Gateway. They currently offer 5 of their own beers to go with a rotating selection of guest taps. They have a mix of solid beers right now, with Tamiami Tan being my favorite. The pale ale seemed under hopped. I'm hoping they soon add a DIPA and Imperial Stout to the rotation. I'm told they are going to start barrel aging in the future which would be awesome! The staff is incredibly friendly and willing to talk beer with anyone who asks, regardless of knowledge level. I really want this place to do well. Best of luck in the future.

Photo of andy1701
5/5  rDev +14.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

This place is great! The first brewery to open in Lee County. Their Tasting Room is open on Friday from 3-9 and on Saturday from 12-6. Prices are very reasonable and all their beers are great! Nice atmosphere and plenty of good beer-talk. Sometimes a food truck (the Nosh Truck) comes on Friday or Saturday and sites outside. Come support an awesome local business!

Their only website is a facebook page, and a list of their beers can be viewed there as well.


The also sell shirts, pint glasses, and growlers (32oz). They will also fill gallons if you bring them in as well.

See you there!

Fort Myers Brewing Company in Fort Myers, FL
95 out of 100 based on 15 ratings.