The 416 Fire has been burning in our home state of Colorado (13 miles North of Durango) since June 1. As of today, the fire’s eaten up 34,177 acres and is 35% contained.* In response, our friends at Ska Brewing in Durango are making a huge fundraising effort to benefit 416 fire relief through the Community Emergency Relief Fund; and we wanna help out.
Many Durango-area visitor attractions including the San Juan National Forest are currently closed, which is potentially damaging to local businesses. In a very rad move, Ska has donated beer to almost every beer-serving establishment in Durango and Silverton to support Beer Tourism during this time. “We want drinking Ska beer to be one more way you can support this cause, so we made it available absolutely everywhere in town,” said Ska Brewing Founder Dave Thibodeau in a recent press release. “Beer itself won’t put this fire out, but damnit I’d hook up the world’s longest hose to one of our tanks if it did.”
Ska has asked other breweries to get involved, and we said, “hell yes.” We’ll donate (more…)