Bill Coors, American Brewing Icon Lived to 102 – CHEERS!...and Thanks for Everything!

By Rebeka Knott
MAR 12 1976 - William K. Coors - Coors Industries, Credit: Denver Post (Denver Post via Getty Images)

If you have been paying attention lately, you may have noticed that the craft of brewing has really caught on these days. Beer has typically been known as something as common as apple pie to many Americans. Not surprisingly, the brewing craft has been honed over the years and the Coors family is included among some of the most iconic pioneer brewers.

Bill Coors was a very notable American beer brewer who recently passed away at the ripe old age of 102.