5 free food and beverage tasting tours you'll love

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If you're looking for an interesting and affordable way to spend a day, Moderncities.com highlights a few places offering complimentary food and beverage tours and tastings.

Article by Ennis Davis, AICP originally published on Transform Jax section of Moderncities.com on August 30, 2016. Meaning Better TRANSportation and Urban FORM today, for a sustainable Jacksonville tomorrow, TransForm Jax's vision is to improve the vitality and quality of life in Jacksonville through creative, innovative, attainable, and sustainable solutions.

2. St Augustine Distillery

Learn about the history of ice and distilling in Florida by taking a free tour of the St. Augustine Distillery. Located in a historical ice plant dating back to 1917, the tour illustrates how the company mixes, mashes, cooks and distills small batch vodka, rum, gin and whiskey.

Then guests are provided the opportunity to sample a small batch of the distillery's spirits. Tours are provided every 30 minutes, 10:30am to 5:00pm Monday through Friday. On Saturdays, the first tour starts at 10:30am and the last tour starts at 5:30pm. On Sundays, tours start at 11:30am and end at 5:00pm.

St. Augustine Distillery
112 Riberia Street
St. Augustine, FL

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Full article originally published on Moderncities.com on August 25, 2016 by Ennis Davis, AICP. A graduate of Florida A&M University, Ennis is a certified urban and transportation planner with 15 years of experience in the fields of architecture, planning and transportation. In addition, Ennis is a co-founder of Modern Cities, TransForm Jax, Atlanta-based HGI Investment Group and author of Reclaiming Jacksonville, Cohens: The Big Store and Images of Modern America: Jacksonville. Contact Ennis at edavis@moderncities.com or follow on Twitter at @modern_cities.