FORT MYERS, Fla. (May 24, 2013) – The Crowne Plaza Hotel at the Bell Tower Shops announces its 5th Annual Beer Summit to take place on Thursday, June 6 at 5:30 p.m.

Featuring Florida Avenue Ales, the summit with include guest speaker and owner of Florida Avenue Ales Bruce Talcott, as well as a summer-inspired four-course menu, prepared by Executive Chef Kevin Healey, paired with hand-picked beers from Florida Avenue Ales.

“The demand from past guests at our Beer Summits make this one of the most fun and creative events we do at the Crowne Plaza,” said Jim Larkin, general manager of the Crowne Plaza Hotel in Fort Myers. “This time, we are delighted to feature native Florida Ales.”

All proceeds from the summit will be donated to the Boys & Girls Clubs of Lee County.

Located in Tampa, Florida Avenue Ales offers brews that can be enjoyed during hot summer months to mild winters on the beach, including Florida Avenue Ale, Florida Avenue Blueberry, Florida Avenue IPA, Betchy Brown Ale and Copper Head, all of which have been recently recognized by the Florida Beer Guild.

Tickets are $50 per person all inclusive. Space is limited. Reservations can be made by calling 239-210-2465.

The Crowne Plaza Hotel is located at 13051 Bell Tower Drive in Fort Myers.