Looking for great beer in Durango, Colorado? These local Durango breweries make up the best of the best that Durango has to offer in ways of microbrews and brewpubs. Read below to learn more about local brewers from Durango, Colorado.
It takes characters to brew beer with character. Since 1995, Bill Graham and Dave Thibodeau have been brewing their own beer. The Ska brand boasts flavorful flagship brews sporting colorful artwork and attitude. From the Hazy IPA to the True Blonde Ale or the award winning Euphoria Pale Ale ("the beer of choice for epic powder days), you're sure to find the brew for you at Ska. Find it at 225 Girard Street in Durango.
Animas Brewing Company
A family-friendly brew pub serving house-made beers and Colorado wine and spirits. Animas Brewing offers plenty of flavorful craft beers as well as tasty comfort food options like pasties, craft burgers, sandwiches and desserts. The friendly atmosphere also includes outdoor seating for those nice spring and summer days. Find it on 1560 East 2nd Avenue.
Steamworks Brewing Company
Award winning beer, fresh and brewed with love. Steamworks is widely known as a top notch restaurant in the Durango area, and their beer selection does not disappoint. With 18 medals from the World Beer Cup and Great American Beer Festival, the brewery has a beer for every sort of palette. You'll spot the can holding their signature ale by its Colorado flag artwork. Find it on 801 East Second Avenue.
Carver Brewing Company
Pioneers of craft brewing in the southwest since 1988. The Carver Brothers' brewery was the first one in the four corners region since prohibition and the second brewpub in the state of Colorado. Aside from their award-winning beer selection, the restaurant in Downtown Durango is wildly acclaimed. Fun fact: Carvers' refillable growlers have kept 1.2 million bottles and cans out of the waste stream. Find it on 1022 Main Avenue.
Durango Craft Spirits
Inspired by the true taste of Durango. As Durango's first legal grain-to-grass distillery since prohibition, Durango Craft Spirits & Tasting Room has a lot of history in this mountain towm. The owners and their twin boys have lived in Durango for 30 years. Stop by their tasting room for craft cocktails featuring fresh herbs and locally sourced ingredients.
Bottom Shelf Brewery
Great food starts with great ingredients. Bottom Shelf Brewery features a selection of hand crafted beers in a variety of styles and flavors that are sure to meet the most discriminating tastes and palates. Hand selected hops and barley go into each style of beer the brewery creates, and the food and atmosphere are a huge draw for the folks in Durango.
Looking for more tips on Durango beer? Try our Beer Lovers Guide to Durango for some helpful information on lagers, ales and more. Be sure to check out our selection of Durango hotels and vacation rentals to start planning your next Southwest Colorado adventure.