Golden's Got It Gift Guide

Golden Gifts for Food & Drink Lovers

Small businesses need your support to stay open, so shop local and shop early in Golden this holiday season. 

To make it easier to support your local business community, we’re putting together six Golden Gift Guides. If you’ve got a food and drink lover on your list, check out the following gift suggestions that you can find at local Golden businesses.

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Fresh Baked Goods from Grateful Bread

A fresh, artisanal loaf of bread from Grateful Bread is worth waiting in line for, and you can get a some freshly baked goods at their weekly retail shop (open Saturdays only). They have several types of sourdough, plus organic blue corn and yellow corn grits milled in-house with a traditional Austrian pine stone flour mill. Give the gift of skipping the line by picking up fresh-baked handmade artisan breads, pastries, pretzels, and more for your gift recipient.

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A Bottle of American Aperitivos from atōst

Blending the luxury of a fine wine with the quality of a craft spirit, atōst‘s flavor forward line of American Aperitivos make great holiday gifts. They’ve got three different flavors depending on your preferences: Woods (barrel aged to draw out warm and smooth notes of oak, vanilla, and caramel without the burn), Roots (an earthy, spicy, yet incredibly fresh spirit showcasing a variety of underground flavors), and Bloom (refreshing floral notes combined with juicy strawberry fields).

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Fresh Roasted Coffee Bags from Pangea Coffee Roasters

Give the gift of coffee freshly roasted in Golden at Pangea. They sell 1lb and 1/2lb bags and also have 2oz sample bags that are great for stocking stuffers.

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Loose Leaf Tea from Old Barrel Tea Company

Old Barrel Tea Company‘s loose leaf tea, honey, and spices all make wonderful gift items. They even have a seasonal tea club subscription box for people who want to try different blends.

A Specialty Soda from Golden Goods Market

Have a daring drink lover on your list? These quirky soda flavors at Golden Goods Market are sure to be a hit. The market is a new addition to downtown Golden and is located next door to Golden Goods.

A Golden Gift Card

Who doesn’t love gift cards? And this year, more than ever, it’s critical to support our local restaurants and stores. Check your favorites to see if they sell gift cards. The Golden Chamber of Commerce also created a Golden Gift Card Hub, where you can purchase all your favorites in one easy transaction.

A Gift Card from the Golden Chamber’s Gift Card H

A Bottle, Growler or Gift Card from a Golden Brewery or Distillery

With nine craft breweries and two distilleries in Golden, there are plenty of options for Golden spirits and suds to celebrate the season at home. See the full list on Visit Golden’s website.

For a list of Golden retailers to support throughout the season (and beyond!), visit the Shop section of

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