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Golden, Colorado: Coors Plant Tours

The beer samples on the tour are free, but the tour isn't: Coors began charging in March 2019.

1221 Ford St., Golden, CO
Downtown. The parking area is on the southeast corner of Ford and 13th Sts.
M, Th-Sa 10-4. Closed Tu-W. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Adults $10.
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Coors Plant Tour

Go early if you don't want to wait for hours. We arrived at 9:45 am and a parking lot was closed off with a "Tours Parking" sign up. We circled and circled for a parking space to no avail. Well, at 9:50 they opened the lot for people to park. We were on the 2nd tour of the day, starting at 10. We got back to the car at 11:50. So allow 2 hours if no wait at the parking lot.

[Melanie Turner, 07/27/2019]

Coors tour.

Coors Plant Tours: Free Beer


hat a fun experience! And you can't beat the three free beers at the end!

[JessaRusso, 08/05/2016]

Coors plant.

Coors Plant Tours: Free Beer

The plant tours are closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays.

[Emily, 03/24/2012]

Coors plant.

Coors Plant Tours: Free Beer

Free and fresh beer= Awesome.

[Matthew, 02/08/2011]

Coors plant kettle.

Giant Copper Kettle

One of the first sights you see on the Coors Tour at Golden sits right in front of the brewery, a giant copper kettle that stands at least a couple stories tall. This kettle was hand-hammered and helped brew Coors Beer from the 1890s until 1914 -- when Prohibition started up in Colorado and the cops made them dump all the beer in the river. In the 1990s Coors set the kettle outside, though they won't let you get this much free beer on the tour.

[Richard J. Gardner, 07/25/2007]

August 2010: Added photo.

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