First Magnitude Brewery is Gainesville’s second local production brewery, and though they have been open for just a couple of months, they are already featured in several popular restaurants in Gainesville, including The Top.
Eric Dreyer completed his undergraduate degree and masters degree at the University of Florida in Food Science and has now decided to turn his passion of brewing into a career. Eric Dreyer cofounded First Magnitude Brewery with John Denny, Meg Losen and Wells Losen.
First Magnitude is located in downtown Gainesville off of South Main Street, and its warehouse spans 21,500 square feet. Inside the brewery you will find games, televisions and of course, beer. First Magnitude has seasonal brews as well as year round brews, and dependent on popularity is considering distributing their beer.