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Fort Myers Brewing to host Halfway to Oktoberfest April 22

Fort Myers Brewing Company is marking the halfway point to one of its most popular beer festivals of the year, Oktoberfest, by hosting a Halfway to Oktoberfest celebration from noon to 11 p.m. on Saturday, April 22 that will feature limited-edition brews, German-inspired eats and live music.

Specialty beer releases are on tap for the occasion, including Hefeweizen, Oktoberfest, Dunkel and Tom Jordan. Hefeweizen is a traditional wheat beer. Oktoberfest is Fort Myers Brewing’s popular German Marzen, a traditional Oktoberfest-style beer with balanced malt flavors. Dunkel is a dark lager with notes of caramel and toffee, but very light and drinkable. Tom Jordan is a wood-aged doppelbock, playfully named after the German root of “bock” (goat) style of beer and G.O.A.T. (greatest of all time) athletes Tom Brady and Michael Jordan.

Throughout the day, guests can taste dishes from local food trucks including Cositas Gourmet, Easy Cheesy and The Meat Cottage.

German tunes can be enjoyed in the evening with a live performance by Petra and Teresa from 4 to 7 p.m., followed by live music by David Rojas Jr. from 7 to 10 p.m.

Halfway to Oktoberfest festivities 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, IPAs and hard seltzers are winners of multiple prestigious awards, including a gold at the 2022 World Beer Cup, golds at the Best Florida Beer Competition and Great American Beer Festival, and Grand National Champion at the 2021 and 2022 U.S. Open Hard Seltzer Championships. 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 1,600 locations, including bars, restaurants and 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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