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The company name, Anheuser-Busch and its brands have been known around the world long before our time, but it’s interesting to know how it became an industry giant when so many breweries failed during Prohibition and the Depression. The second generation Anheuser’s daughter married a Busch son who had started his own small brewery. Young Busch went to work for his father-in-law and eventually bought into half the company, therefore, the name Anheuser-Busch. Even more interesting and unusual, is that a son from each future generation of Buschs not only took over and grew the business, but came up with continuous new innovations to boost sales.
According to the company, Anheuser-Busch survived the Depression by diversifying into more than 25 different non-alcohol products such as soft drinks, trucking and ice cream. They prepared ahead for Prohibition by producing the non-alcoholic Bevo, a cereal based beverage, in 1916. After Prohibition ended in 1933, Anheuser-Busch went right back to the beer biz hitting the two million barrel production mark in 1938. That was also when Adolphus Busch III built his beautiful Mediterranean-style Manga Reva estate on the South Florida Intracoastal Waterway.
Adolphus picked Fort Lauderdale, called both the Boating Capital of the World and the Venice of America, to build his winter vacation home - less than a mile from the town’s Atlantic beaches and the upscale Las Olas Boulevard. The 12,533-square-foot Manga Reva is just off Las Olas and on an end lot jutting out into the Intracoastal. Designed by Addison Mizner protege Francis Abreu, it has six bedrooms, 11 baths, a two-bedroom guest house, 60-foot lap pool, 130-foot dock and 525 feet of waterfront. So exquisite, the house even had a bit part in the 1960 film "Where the Boys Are" that launched the spring break party scene for generations of college students. For more information.
Anheuser-Busch estate in one of the best water locations in Florida. Was priced at $15 million, sold for $12.5 million.