On our complimentary tour, discover how your favorite beer is crafted by following it through the steps of the brewing process.Â Since its founding in 1852 in St. Louis, Missouri, Anheuser-Busch has been perfecting this process, taking pride in producing some of the worldâ€™s finest beers, one batch at a time.
From the finest, all-natural ingredients, to the finished product, visitors of all ages will experience first-hand how we brew and package Budweiser.Â Those who are 21 and older will then have an opportunity to taste some of our quality products in the Hospitality Room at the conclusion of the tour.Â Soft drinks and snacks are also available.
Along your complimentary tour, you will observe the art of brewing and state-of-the-art technology as you discover how some of the worldâ€™s greatest beers are carefully brewed and packaged.Â You will also learn about the extraordinary environmental initiatives and practices Anheuser-Busch has in place.Â With innovative recycling programs and energy-recovery systems, the brewery is able to off-set some of its natural gas usage by environmentally friendly energy methods.Â Youâ€™ll also learn how the Jacksonville Breweryâ€™s conservation efforts are helping to support wildlife in surrounding wetland areas.
The complimentary tour is offered throughout the year.Â Please check daily schedules for dates and times.Â If you are interested in a more in-depth look at the brewing process or desire to refine your skills as a beer connoisseur, check out the Beermaster Tour.
JacksonvilleÂ will now be offering Beer School: Beer School is a fun, interactive, and informative experience that explains the steps for beer appreciation.Â The class is about 45 minutes long, and introduces you to a variety of beer styles, ingredients, proper pouring techniques, and food-pairing suggestions.Â This program is limited to guests who are 21 years of age or older.Â The cost is $10 per person, which includes the class and gifts for the beer connoisseur.Â Please call to check class scheduling, times and days vary.
Before or after your tour, be sure to visit the Anheuser-Busch Gift Shop to pick up hats, shirts, glassware or any of the wide selection of Budweiser and Anheuser-Busch branded merchandise.Â Of course, you can always shop on-line at www.budshop.com.
Please note: We are closed for the following holidays - New Yearâ€™s Day, Easter, Thanksgiving, Day after Thanksgiving,Â Christmas Eve, Christmas Day and New Yearâ€™s Eve.