Fort Myers Brewing announces events for Thanksgiving weekend Nov. 23-27

Fort Myers Brewing Company is hosting Thanksgiving weekend festivities Nov. 23-27 that include a Thanksgiving Eve Bash, specialty beer releases, a handcrafted night market and Small Brewery Sunday celebration.

On Wednesday, Nov. 23, from noon to 10 p.m., Fort Myers Brewing’s Thanksgiving Eve Bash will kick off the Thanksgiving weekend with a food truck rally featuring King’s Tacos & Burritos, Mobstah Lobstah, The Nosh Truck, Vesuvius Wood Fired Pizza and Wicked Streatery, as well as live performances by Jenny Ve at 1 p.m., James Prather at 4 p.m. and Gator Nate at 7 p.m.

On Friday, Nov. 25, from noon to 11 p.m., the brewery has a special Black Friday deal – two new limited-edition bottle releases of Brown ‘N Out and Barley Know Ya. The Brown Sugar Rum Barrel Aged Brown ‘N Out is an imperial brown ale that spent time aging in brown sugar rum barrels, resulting in displays of dark caramelized sugar, cocoa, vanilla and smooth rum character. The Blackberry Brandy Barrel Aged Barley Know Ya is an English-style barley wine aged in blackberry brandy barrels, which brings bright blackberry jam and spice notes to compliment the rich, biscuit and caramel malt character of the beer.

A Black Friday Handcrafted Night Market will showcase handmade goods from local artisans ranging from jewelry, soaps, candles and more. Mobstah Lobstah and Wicked Streatery will be serving up food throughout the day and Matt Walden will perform at 7 p.m.

On Saturday, Nov. 26, from noon to 11 p.m., Fort Myers Brewing is pouring specialty brews throughout the day. Food will be served up by Dynamite Street EatZ and King’s Tacos & Burritos, and Briz and Lady will perform live at 7 p.m.
On Sunday, Nov. 27, from noon to 8 p.m., the brewery is celebrating Small Brewery Sunday, an annual day encouraging beer-lovers to support the craft beer industry by visiting their local taprooms. Fort Myers Brewing is hosting a Kick the Kegs Party and guests can enjoy food from Wicked Streatery as well as live music by Jeff Lyons at 2 p.m.

The brewery is closed on Thanksgiving Day.

Fort Myers Brewing Company is located at 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Suite 28, in Fort Myers. For more information, visit Facebook.com/FMBrew or call 239-313-6576.

About Fort Myers Brewing Company

Established in 2013, Fort Myers Brewing Company was the first microbrewery to open in Lee County and continues to lead Southwest Florida’s surging craft beer movement. Founded by Rob and Jen Whyte, Fort Myers Brewing carries a signature line of flagship beers in addition to seasonal brews and small batch specialties. Its ales, pilsners, stouts, IPAs and hard seltzers are winners of multiple prestigious awards, including golds at the Best Florida Beer Competition, a silver at the 2018 World Beer Cup, a bronze at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival and Grand National Champion at the 2021 U.S. Open Hard Seltzer Championship. Fort Myers Brewing was named “Best Large Brewery in Florida” in 2016 and received the Business Resiliency and Innovation of the Year Award at the Lee County Economic Development Office, Horizon Council and Horizon Foundation’s 2021 Industry Appreciation Awards. Its beers are poured at 1,041 locations, including 620 bars and restaurants, and are available for purchase in 421 retail outlets, including grocery, package and convenience stores. The brewery is located at 12811 Commerce Lakes Drive, Suite 28, in Fort Myers. For more information, visit FMbrew.com or call 239-313-6576.

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