Jacksonville's manufacturing scene is a Florida anomaly. Jacksonville is home to several manufacturers making products that one would not expect to find in Florida. Here's a few.
2. Anheuser-Busch Brewery
111 Busch Drive
Jacksonville, FL 32218
Completed in 1969, the Jacksonville brewery operates 24 hours a day year-round, filling up to 8.5 million cans of beer daily and producing more than 125 million cases of beer annually. With a $50 million payroll, brands brewed locally include Budweiser, Bud Light, Budweiser Select, Busch , Busch Light, Michelob, Michelob Light, Michelob AmberBock, Michelob Ultra, Land Shark, Natural Light and Natural Ice.
Free guided tours are available at the Jacksonville brewery. Visitors 21+ are given the opportunity to sample products in the brewery's Hospitality Room. There, visitors can choose from a variety of brews, including seasonal brands and new products. For more information, visit: http://www.budweisertours.com/home.htm