There has been a little buzz about this place but they only have a small tasting room open a few odd hours per week and it took me awhile to sneak in. Initially had higher expectations due to the local buzz but my experience was a disappointment. Itís in an industrial park on the outskirt of Ft Myers and a small room with a bar and a few tables. The only food I saw was a bowl of pretzels and a food truck outside that I would probably avoid just from looking at it. There were about 5 of their own beers I sampled in plastic cups and they all were pretty average and most tasted like beer kit brew. Every one I tried tasted like a recipe gone wrong. Iím guessing the crowd theyíre pulling in are former Bud and Coors drinkers because I canít see anything even in the neighborhood of a Cigar City type of product or any other talented brewers product. In addition there was a couple Ommegang beers on tap but in plastic cups it was hard to enjoy them. Maybe it was the plastic cups, I donít know. I gave the service only a seven cause the bar person was not that knowledgeable about the product.I do know for sure that the Ft Myers Beers were really pretty average at best and Iíve been drinking good craft beer and a self professed beer snob for decades.
AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 10/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 10/10 OVERALL 17/20
adam42381 (41) Fort Myers, Florida | March 22, 2013| Updated May 10, 2013
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. Iím hoping they soon add a DIPA and Imperial Stout to the rotation. Iím 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.