Craft breweries have begun popping up here in Fort Myers Florida, serving up summer ales that are light and crisp in flavor, as well as, seasonal ales that usher in the coming of a new season. No matter the type of beer you fancy, many microbreweries in town will carry a variety freshly brewed IPAs, Stouts, Lagers, and much more. Not only are the breweries known for producing crafted beers, but they have also become a cultural hub for the Fort Myers area. Many of the breweries host events multiple times a week and/or have games for guests to play while sipping down a refreshingly cold beer. Not up for beer? that’s cool, many of the local breweries in town also make their own seltzer or have wine also served at the bar.
Our list is compiled of all the known breweries in town as well as some local bars that carry a wide variety of craft beers.
Psst… if you scroll all the way down you’ll see our top 5 list of best breweries in Fort Myers! Or just click here for a shortcut.
Fort Myers Brewing Company
Tucked away in Gateway, FL Fort Myers Brewing Company is tucked away, surrounded by a warehouse setting. Their shop greets you with the option of walking through their front doors or walking around back to their garage-style doors, open to all during operation hours. Their dog-friendly and semi-outdoor brewery is spacious and lively, their micro-brewery usually holds a number of fun events and has plenty of games for guests looking to hang out.
- High 5 IPA
- Gateway Gold
- Strawberry Hard Seltzer
Housed just outside of Downtown Fort Myers, Millenial Brewing has a lot to offer. Their brewing doesn’t end with just making craft beer, but also extends into elixirs, Cava, and other non-alcoholic alternatives. Inside they have games to play while you hang out, including beer pong, a pool table, and some board games. Almost every day of the week they will have a food truck or event happening that draws in a large crowd.
- Triple Deke
- Orange Dreamsicle
Point Ybel Brewing
Their homey little bar greets guests with a warm feel and relaxing vibe. A large “L” shaped bar is present in the center with a few picnic-style tables in the center and a small stage in the back. Their beers truly lean toward the European style of brewing with a few Vermont-inspired beers as well. They truly range from light beers to a large variety of IPAs and a few dark beers in the mix. Their live music events and trivia, tend to bring in a generous crowd and fun times.
- Snook Bite IPA
- Focal Point Vermont Style IPA
Phone: (239) 603-6535 | Address: 16120 San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33908
Coastal Dayz Brewery
Located in downtown Fort Myers Coastal Dayz, brings the feel of an island lifestyle. With Open doors, decorations that resemble the beach, and a chill environment for all, t’s no wonder it has an island feel. Here you’ll find a solid selection of light beers and easy-to-drink IPAs, complimented by free popcorn. Their small brewery melds both inside and outside so perfectly, making it a wonderful place to bring your dog and friends to.
- Seaz the Day IPA
- Rock-N-Reef Red
Phone: (239) 204-9665 | Address: 2161 McGregor Blvd unit e, Fort Myers, FL 33901
Crazy Dingo Brewing Company
Is part of a hidden farm area in the central Fort Myers area. Here you’ll be greeted by a dirt road, a fresh fruit stand, and a beautiful outdoor hang-out spot. Their fully outdoor brewery is made up of many different pieces, including a small stage, a small bar area where you can grab your drinks then find a seat, and plenty of seating. Here they grow their own fruit, so naturally, the brewery would contain a wide variety of fruit-infused beers for patrons to try.
- Lily White
- Koreshan Kolsch
Phone: (239) 768-0309 | Address: 8500 Penzance Blvd, Fort Myers, FL 33912
Palm City Brewing Company
Hidden in San Carlos off Alico, back in the warehouse and industrial area is where you’ll find Palm City Brewing Company. Their fully indoor bar, includes large tables, seats at the bar, some games, and a large projector displaying sports games or popular TV shows. Here they take their beer tasting very seriously and offer guests the option of ordering an 18 glass flight of beers. They take pride in providing quality porters and NE-style IPAs.
- GB Porters
- Hazify IPA
Phone: (239) 362-2862 | Address: 7887 Drew Cir Suite 130, Fort Myers, FL 33967
Smokin’ Oyster Brewery
Are they a bar? are they a restaurant? or are they a brewery? The answer is…. they are all 3. Located on Fort Myers Beach, Smokin’ Oyster Brewery is a mostly outdoor covered bar, with plenty of tables and seats at the bar for patrons to relax in. Their specialty dishes involve a large amount of seafood and aside from their beers, they do have a full liquor bar to serve up some frozen cocktails and non-frozen cocktails. They have an extensive guest tap, as well as, an assortment of their own beers on tap or in cans and bottles for guests to purchase.
- Beach Brew IPA
- Belgian Style WIT
Phone: (239) 463-3474 | Address: 340 Old San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
BJ’s Restaurant & Brewhouse
Known mostly for being a popular pizzeria, BJ’s Restaurant and Brewhouse is also known for its wide selection of craft beers. Aside from pizza, their restaurant also offers guests a wide list of food options to choose from along with a full liquor bar to help “wet the whistle”. Their beers range significantly from dark stouts to light ales, they have a little something for every beer lover to enjoy.
- Jeremiah Red
- PM Porter
Phone: (239) 204-5760 | Address: 9960 University Plaza Dr, Fort Myers, FL 33913
These places may not sell their own beer, but have a vast collection of beer samples for anyone to partake in. They usually have a tap list of all the local breweries here in Fort Myers and then some from other regions of Florida. Their tap lists are usually very long and include well over 10 taps to select from. Craft beer bars are also great places to grab a bite of food and catch a sports game for anyone casually drinking a beer or 2. But, one of the more important items each one carries is a flight or typically 4 beers, that allow you (The guest) to try either 4 beers from local breweries here in Southwest Florida or to sample beers from around the nation …. or you can put 2 local beers in a head-to-head competition with 2 non-local beers and determine whose is better.
World Of Beer
Sample some of the best craft brews, from around the world without leaving Fort Myers. Their bar and restaurant give guests the opportunity to have a flight of beer and eat a delicious pub-style meal. Aside from their products, each one holds a variety of different games to play with your friends while at their establishment, and on certain nights, they will host events like trivia or karaoke. Make sure to sign up for their reward and try as many beers as possible to get on their list of “Most Tried”. It is equally important to note that World of Beers is known to be dog friendly on their patios and have plenty of TVs to catch local sports games on.
(In Belltower) Phone: (239) 437-2411 | Address: 13499 S Cleveland Ave Suite 111, Fort Myers, FL 33907
(In Gulf Coast Town Center) Phone: (239) 56-10773 | Address: 10041 University Plaza Dr #170, Fort Myers, FL 33913
Features 44 taps of locally-focused craft beer, making it one of Fort Myers’ largest beer gardens. They take absolute pride in providing a great local beer selection, but also quality food. Although you have the option of the attached Chronic Taco, Marlins Brewhouse makes its own high-quality pub cuisine loaded with burgers, pretzels, and wings. With such a large amount of space, they are known to host live music sessions, trivia events, and indoor tailgate/watch parties.
Phone: (239) 220-5918 | Address: 5611 Six Mile Commercial Ct suite 4, Fort Myers, FL 33912
House Of Brewz on Fort Myers Beach
Combined with Zushi Zushi, their joint efforts are to bring Fort Myers Beach dwellers both sushi and beer. Indulge in a local craft beer from their extensive tap list or select an imported bottle of your choosing. Either way, make sure that your beer pairs well with sushi if you plan on ordering any. Aside from that, you can always order a cocktail from their liquor bar or a glass of wine.
Phone: (239) 463-9874 | Address: 277 Old San Carlos Blvd, Fort Myers Beach, FL 33931
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