Coors Brewery ~ Golden, Colorado

Coors Brewery, located in Golden, Colorado, is known for producing some of the best beer in the world.

Since 1873, Coors has used “rocky mountain spring water” to produce alcoholic beverages, including craft beers and specialty beers.

Coors offers free 30-minute self-paced tours of the brewery, Thursday through Sunday. The tours include a glimpse into how the beer is malted, brewed, and packaged. And the Coors showroom has vintage photos, neon signs, beer cans, and other memorabilia.

  • Fun Facts About Coors Brewery:
  • Free samples are available to everyone over the age of 21 on the Coors Brewery tours.
  • Adolph Coors, the founder of Coors, began as a brewer’s apprentice when he was just fourteen years old.
  • By 1880, the brewery was producing 3,500 barrels a year.
  • Coors began a recycling program in 1885 – paying 45 cents for 12 empty quart bottles.
  • In 1978, the “Silver Bullet” was introduced, the Coors version of a light beer.

Location of Coors Brewery:

Coors Brewery is located at 13th Street and Ford Street, in Golden, Colorado.

Other tourist attractions in Golden include: Buffalo Bill Museum and Grave, Heritage Square, Colorado Railroad Museum, and NREL (National Renewable Energy Laboratory).

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