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Coors Brewing - Memphis Brewery
(Molson Coors)
5151 East Raines Road
Memphis TN 38118


Opened: 1971

Closed: 2006

Annual Production: 3,000,000 bbl

Contributor: Alan Johnson

Coors merged with Molson in 2005. They closed this brewery in September 2006.

Updated: September 13, 2007

Beer List

    • Date: July 20, 1998 (#2983)
      Package: bottled
      Place: 1st Wines and Spirits, Allouez WI
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, high carbonation, good head. Smells grainy, like fresh caramel malt. Medium body, big grainy caramel flavor. Mildly sweet, drying and alcoholic at the end.

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    • Date: August 4, 2003 (#4994)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Peabody's Ale House, Oshkosh WI
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Golden, hazy. Thick white head. Citrusy, earthy aroma. Light body. Spicy, earthy...even musty. And very fizzy.
    • Date: March 3, 1997 (#2025)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Kamuela Liquor Store, Kamuela HI
      Score: 16 points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Yellow, hazy, high carbonation, good head. Spicy-orange aroma. Good body, definite coriander flavor all the way through to the finish. Fairly sweet. Brewed by Hudepohl-Schoenling, Cincinnati OH.
    • Date: September 27, 1996 (#1742)
      Package: draught
      Score: 15½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Yellow. Citrus-spicy aroma. Citrusy, spicy, sweet, well-balanced. It's not Celis, but it's not bad.

  • Garden (Vegetable) Beer
    • Date: March 13, 1998 (#2446)
      Package: bottled
      Place: Capital Liquor, Grand Island NE
      Score: 14½ points
      Overall Impression (3)
      Amber, moderate carbonation, thick head. Some pumpkin aroma, hint of spice. Lots of pumpkin flavor, no spices. Tastes fairly vegetal, just like a pumpkin would. Paris and Dad both say "lots of spice, not much pumpkin".

  • Experimental Beer
    4.60% abv.
    • Date: April 7, 1998 (#2688)
      Package: bottled
      Score: 13½ points
      Overall Impression (2½)
      Looks like fizzy water. Smells like lime, some solvent - aftershave. Thick lemon lime soda. Some grapefruit. Very drying at the end. I guess it's supposed to taste like this.