I had a chance to visit with Sam Ely with Ska Brewing Company of Durango, Colorado about his beer and some of the new things you might expect from the four year old brewery. First let it be known that Ska was one of the early adopters of the can movement. Besides being able to decorate the can with its greater surface area, a canned craft beer protects the hops and seals in the flavor. This is something that initially can put off a new craft beer buyer, but it doesn’t take long to let go of that old school mentality.
Ska has something to cool you off for the summer in their Mexican Logger, which is an excellent example of what a lager should be. Think along the lines of Corona but only with great taste. Continue reading