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Adolph Coors

Updated 2019-06-23
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  • Adolph Coors, c. 1900

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    Adolph Coors (1847-1929) was a brewery apprentice in western Germany before moving to the United States in 1868. He worked in Chicago breweries until 1872, when he moved to Colorado to begin his own brewery in Golden.
    Adolph Coors, c. 1900
  • Coors Advertisement, c. 1890

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    Adolph Coors began brewing beer in Colorado in 1872; by the time this advertisement was printed in 1890, Coors was a millionaire.
    Coors Advertisement, c. 1890