When most people travel to Colorado and think of getting drinks, one of the first things that come to mind are the countless great craft breweries littered across our state. This is especially true for the City of Golden, home to the world recognized Coors Brewery. Where the city of Golden is proud of our many home-grown breweries, we are also excited for the numerous local distilleries and outstanding businesses serving our city.


When exploring Golden, you will find there are a variety of hidden gems, offering different atmospheres, specialty drinks, and specials for thirsty visitors. If you’re looking for something a little stronger or maybe a little unique? Make sure to take a trip over to a distillery for a hand-crafted cocktail that is sure to delight!

Golden Moon Distillery –  the first legal distillery to operate in Golden Colorado since prohibition is known for their hand-crafted herbal liquors offering artisanal products made in a process mimicking the 1800s. Golden Moon’s numerous award-winning spirits are featured in some of the best restaurants and cocktail bars in this country.

State 38 Distilling – a boutique distillery built by hand with extreme attention to detail celebrating the birth year of Colorado, 1876 offering award-winning agave-based spirits. Stop by the tasting room and take a tour of the distillery or check out the new Corner Saloon located in one of the oldest wooden storefronts in Colorado next to the Buffalo Rose in downtown Golden.

Local Distilling - a family- run business that is a labor of love for what we do. We create high-quality products that can hold their own with large name brands. 


Are you looking to indulge? You can always sip on wine at Golden’s Indulge Bistro & Wine Bar with over 40 wines by the glass for every budget and every style. Choosing the perfect wine for any occasion is easy with help of knowledgeable staff in an elegant lounge atmosphere.

Across local breweries to restaurants offering countless Colorado drafts on tap, there is something for everyone. From after-work happy hours to intimate dates, check out all the great places that make Golden an ideal destination for relaxing and unwinding.