Anheuser-Busch - Van Nuys, CA
N 34° 13.147 W 118° 28.503
11S E 364127 N 3787435
Quick Description: So here's where Budweiser brews it's beer for So. Cal. This Van Nuys location was established in 1954.
Location: California, United States
Date Posted: 1/31/2010 7:34:09 PM
Waymark Code: WM85CB
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member kbarhow
Views: 7

Long Description:
Anheuser-Busch traces its origins back to the Bavarian brewery, which was established in 1852. Eberhard Anheuser acquired the Bavarian brewery in 1860 and renamed it E. Anheuser & Co. In 1864, his son-in-law, Adolphus Busch, joined the company that would later become Anheuser-Busch.

1852 - George Schneider establishes the Bavarian Brewery - located on Carondelet, between Lynch and Dorcas streets in St. Louis
1857 - Adolphus Busch, a German immigrant, arrives in St. Louis
1876 - Budweiser introduced
1879 - Brewery changes name to Anheuser-Busch Brewing Association
1896 - Michelob introduced
1901 - One million barrels in annual production
1920 - National Prohibition begins; Anheuser-Busch diversifies with a long line of products including ice cream, barley malt syrup, ginger ale, root beer, chocolate- and grape-flavored beverages, corn syrup, truck and bus bodies, refrigerated cabinets, baker's yeast and dealcoholized Budweiser
1933 - National Prohibition ends; Budweiser Clydesdales introduced
1936 - Budweiser sold in cans for first time
1950 - Dalmatians first ride on Clydesdale hitch
1952 - 100th anniversary of founding of company
1959 - Busch Gardens in Tampa opens
1964 - Ten million barrels in annual production
1976 - 100th anniversary of Budweiser introduction
1980 - Anheuser-Busch listed on the NYSE
1982 - Bud Light introduced; "Know When to Say When" responsibility campaign introduced
1983 - 50th anniversary of Budweiser Clydesdale hitch
1986 - Anheuser-Busch breaks billion-barrel mark of beer brewed since founding of company
1989 - SeaWorld purchased
1993 - Anheuser-Busch invests in Grupo Modelo (Corona beer) in Mexico
1995 - Company purchases majority interest in Chinese brewer, Budweiser Wuhan International Brewing Company
1997 - Annual worldwide beer volume exceeds 100 million barrels for first time (including equity volume)
2003 - Bud Light becomes the best-selling beer in the United States
Product manufactured here: Budweiser, Michelob, Bud Light

Address:
15800 Roscoe Blvd.
Van Nuys, CA United States of America
91406


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