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Adolph Coors Company

The Golden, Colorado Adolph Coors Company was formerly a holding company controlled by the heirs of founder Adolph Coors. Its principal subsidiary is the Coors Brewing Company. It was founded in 1873.

In 2005, the company merged with Molson, Inc. to become the Molson Coors Brewing Company.

In 2007, the company created a joint venture with Miller Brewing Company, Inc. called MillerCoors. SABMiller will have 58% stake in the company, Molson Coors will have a 42% stake. MillerCoors combined their operations within the United States with the headquarters in Chicago.

Business name

  • Schueler & Coors, Golden Brewery (1873-1880)
  • Adolph Coors, Golden Brewery (1880-1913)
  • Adolph Coors Co., Golden Brewery (1909-1913)
  • Adolph Coors Brewing and Malting Company, Golden Brewery (1913-1915)
  • Adolph Coors Company (1933-1989)
  • Coors Brewing Company (1989-2004)
  • Molson-Coors (2004- )


External links

  • Denver Business Journal Article detailing the proposed merger

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