A cool little place just south of town in a commercial/industrial district. Small modern style tap room with a bottle selection to go. Nothing really special on tap when i was there however, great service and friendly people made it fun. If your in this area, definitely stop here.
Even though it’s set in an in industrial park, Ska has down an excellent job at setting up a great fun tap room, full of character and great ambiance. The service is classic colorado.. Super genuine friendly service with a smile. Big airy place well decorated, great music playing. Nice selection on tap, lots of exclusive stuff. I have to emphasise again how great service was. Pleasure to drink there and well worth the drive!
It’s a beautiful sight from the outside: a brewery tucked into the side of a snow covered mountain. The inside is a large open warehouse type space with a bar and a few tables. You can see the canning machine through a window. Beer is available to go also in cans and in growlers. They didn’t have a large variety of styles and Ska is really hit or miss. They make some awesome beers and few so-so ones. There is a lot of cool merchandise for sale.
Since we were in Durango to visit some of my GF’s friends and check on real estate, had to get a trip in to SKA since I like their Modus Hoperandi. The place is a large, open tasting room with a rack of clothing in the corner. Atmosphere was fine for a tasting room and very clean. Service was ok. Had a Modus on cask and another from tap. Didn’t care for it on cask. I guess I prefer to have my IPAs a little cold. Price of brew was low, unfortunately, didn’t have time to drink too many. We came during the afternoon since we were on vacation, so it wasn’t busy. Bought a T-shirt, too. I would come here often if I lived in this town.
stopped in on 7/17/10. slow time apparently. we just missed the live music... bummer.
beautiful location at the base of a frikkin mountain! good vibe. lots of beers on tap.. all of which taste better than when we get them in phx! what’swith the music?... it’s not ska at all
The epitome of what a micro-brew is all about. Good/ loud music. Owners who care about good beer and love to hate the corporations...check out rotgutzen.com. Really creative marketing and just a great place to be with the local crowd. This is really a diamond in the rough...on the outskirts/ south side of Durango (near Walmart...enough said). If you are ever in the area, go to Ska!