Jacksonville was in the running for the title of Beer City USA not too long ago but their beer scene is going to get even better in the coming months.

 Some of the additions to the food & beer landscape in Jax include:

  • NEW: The Jacksonville Ale Trail Craft Beer Passport is a hit! Jacksonville’s eight local breweries have partnered with Visit Jacksonville to launch the Jax Ale Trail, turning Jacksonville’s hopping beer scene into an attraction in its own right. Visitors can pick up a passport at any of the local breweries and collect a stamp from each one to win prizes.
  • COMING SOON: Alewife will be opening soon in the Historic Five Points area of Riverside. The new craft beer establishment will feature retail craft beer sales, a tasting bar, and craft beer focused classes.
  • COMING SOON: Wicked Barley Brewery will open a waterfront location, it will be one of the first craft breweries in the city that patrons can travel to by water, complete with its own dock.
  • COMING SOON: Acclaimed chef Scott Schwartz will lead a full service restaurant and bar named “The Bullbriar” in the Laura Street Trio's historic Marble Bank building, which is slated to open in 2016.
  • COMING SOON: Building is underway at Super Food Truck's new restaurant at the 11 East Forsyth Building. “The Super Food & Brew” restaurant is expected to open in spring 2015.
  • COMING SOON: Intuition Ale Works announced plans to move Downtown by September 2015. The popular brewery will be moving from its Riverside location into the former Boland co. Building near the Sports Complex. With plans for a tap room, rooftop beer garden, event space, a restaurant element and their production facility – this should be a welcome expansion of Jacksonville’s already hopping beer scene.
  • COMING SOON: The Bearded Buffalo Brewing Co. will offer craft beer, a broad liquor selection, food, bowling and more – all under the same roof!
  • COMING SOON: The Happy Grilled Cheese, a popular Jacksonville food truck, will be opening a brick and mortar restaurant in 5 Points in 2015.
  • NEW: Engine 15 has opened a new location in Downtown Jacksonville, moving their production to a historic building on Myrtle Avenue with ample room to grow and ambitious plans to use the space – including a unique beer garden/tap room.
  • NEW: The Jax Food Truck Food Court is now open for lunch during the week featuring dozens of different trucks each day. The Food Court is located in Jacksonville’s Southside neighborhood.
  • NEW: Brew, Bottle and Tap has opened at 835 Park Ave. in Orange Park, with supplies and classes to make your own beer, wine and cider.