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Fort Myers Brewing Company to host Oktoberfest on Oct. 7-10

Fort Myers Brewing Company will host its annual Oktoberfest, a four-day family-friendly event featuring craft beer, authentic German food and live music, from Thursday, Oct. 7 through Sunday, Oct. 10 in Fort Myers.

Throughout the four-day celebration, guests can experience more than 10 different food trucks serving up specialty dishes, in addition to a wide selection of locally brewed ales, stouts and lagers. Festivities kick off Thursday and Friday with food truck rallies and first-time releases of Fort Myers Brewing’s specialty Oktoberfest beers. This year’s signature Oktoberfest brews include Fort Myers Festbier, a Dortmunder export for a light, crisp lager; Apple Strudel Ale, a blonde ale aged with apple, cinnamon and vanilla; Hurricane Heffie, a Bavarian hefeweizen with flavors of banana, clove and bubble gum; and YO!! Hans!!, a German amber ale that’s crisp, clean and slightly fruity.

The German festivities continue Saturday with Fort Myers Brewing’s signature festival brews on tap for a second time, and guests can return Sunday to help Kick the Keg with food trucks and specialty beers being poured until the keg runs out.
Below is the full schedule of events:

Thursday, Oct. 7
• Event hours: 2-10 p.m.
• Food Truck Rally and over 10 specialty beers
• Food Trucks: The Nosh Truck, Doggone Organics, Mobstah Lobstah, Red Roc Cravings and Vesuvius Wood Fired Pizza

Friday, Oct. 8
• Event hours: 2-11 p.m.
• Food Truck Rally and over 10 specialty beers
• Food Trucks: Currywurst, King’s Tacos & Burritos, Don’t Give Up and Doggone Organics

Saturday, Oct. 9
• Event hours: Noon to 11 p.m.
• Rotating through more than 30 beers
• Food Trucks: Currywurst, Wicked Streatery, The Meat Cottage, King’s Tacos & Burritos and Mobstah Lobstah

Sunday, Oct. 10
• Event times: Noon to 8 p.m.
• Kick the Keg Party: Specialty brews will be served throughout the day until the keg runs out.
• Food Trucks: MAD Brunch, Doggone Organics and Cositas Gourmet

Oktoberfest will be held at Fort Myers Brewing Company, 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 and IPAs are winners of multiple prestigious awards, including golds at the Best Florida Beer Competition, a silver at the 2018 World Beer Cup and a bronze at the 2019 Great American Beer Festival. Fort Myers Brewing was named “Best Large Brewery in Florida” in 2016. 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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