Category Archives: Beer

Rex2 September is the best!

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Just looking for one more excuse to venture away from home?  September is my favorite month here in Durango.  Crisp mornings, cool nights and warm, sunny days are perfect for being outside and breathing our incredible Colorado fresh air.  This is month to enjoy awesome hiking and mountain biking in the high county, and the amazing wildflowers are still thriving!   You all know Durango is home to the famous Durango & Silverton Historic Train and Mesa Verde National Park is a short drive away. But, there are so many other reasons to come visit! Whether you are into outdoor adventures, Southwest…
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Rex2 Our Favorite 10 Best FREE Things to do in Durango

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As you may have heard through the grapevine, our incredibly mild and dry weather makes Durango, Colorado a year-round destination for visitors from around the world. All four seasons offer something for everyone. And, if you are fortunate enough to live here, you know this first-hand. We moved our young family here from Florida nearly 29 years ago in the middle of January and have never regretted that decision. We spend much of our free time outdoors – all year long – enjoying the weather and our incredible scenery! Summer is delightful in Durango. Warm sunny days give in to…
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Rex2 Gateway’s Guide to Downtown Durango

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In our tiny town, we’re fortunate to have a wealth and range of premier dining options and cultural treats.         Here’s our list of top drinks & eats from our “Taste Buds” in downtown Durango to whet your appetite: Brew Pub & Kitchen BREW was opened by long-time Durango locals, Erik & Lainie Maxson in March of 2013. Their mission: make amazing, hand-crafted beer and delicious food from scratch. Top dish The Brew Burger—1/2 lb local Sunnyside Farms beef patty, caramelized onions, Monterey jack cheese & caper aioli on a house-made bun Top drink Ursula, a honey…
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Rex2 The Best Spring Break Ever!

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Living here in Durango, we don't really need to go anywhere for Spring Break!  It's all right here in our own backyard.  I'm planning a week for my family that we'll never forget! First, I reserved a hotel for us right in downtown Durango, with an indoor pool for the kids and a hot tub for us parents!  Plus, we'll be within walking distance of all the great restaurants and nightlife in Durango. On the first day of our Spring Break adventure, we're going skiing at Durango Mountain Resort!  Conditions have been great this year, and the groomers are incredible! …
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Rex2 Fall Colors with Family and Friends

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This weekend, the fall colors will most likely be peaking in Silverton, CO.  I'm super excited to ride the train with my family to soak in nature's splendor!  Even after living here for over 12 years, I continue to be awestruck by the beauty in the Four Corners area.  Not only are the views breathtaking  in every direction, but the many activities for families and outdoor enthusiasts keep us active and excited about life! Last weekend, our good friends from back East came to visit!  Friday night was spent catching up at our favorite restaurant, El Moro, followed by window…
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Rex2 Durango – Most Affordable Ski Vacation In North America

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Well, Durango is back in the news for being one of the best ski values on the continent! Trip Advisor recently completed the Trip Advisor Index: Ski index for 2012 / 13 and we are excited to see something that we actually already knew... Durango is one of the best ski values in the world and the #1 value in North America!  When looking at the total package of what it costs for a hotel stay, lifts, rentals, a meal and, most importantly, a beer - Durango was by far the best value and most affordable at an easy going…
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Rex2 Durango Wedding Party Ideas

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Durango is a great place to get married, and we can help you plan something original for your bachelor or bachelorette party.  Durango also offers fantastic ways to spend the days before your wedding relaxing with family and friends. If you want your party to be an adventure try a raft trip on the Upper Animas river for 1-3 days.  During the day ride down class VI and V rapids and at night gaze at the stars around the campfire.  A memorable way to spend time with friends before your big day. Do you and your friends love local micro-brewed beer? Book…
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Rex2 Durango named as one of the “Best Towns in the USA” by Outside Magazine!

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Well, it's no surprise to those of us that live and work in Durango that it was recently named one of a handful of the "Best Places to Live" in the USA by Outside Magazine in its upcoming October 2011 issue!   Durango was proud to be one of the 19 "perfect towns" that were named in their selection of the Best Places to Live.  Among the highlights, the readers selected Durango because of our "geographic and cultural link between high desert and high country," over 1000 miles of mountain biking surrounding town, Skiing at DMR, 4 different Breweries, and our…
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Rex2 Durango beer tours are up and running!

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Well, not too long after Bruce's inagural run on Durango's full brewery tour, the tour is up and running and is great fun for any true beer lover.  We have built Durango's first brewery tour package, the  "City of Brewerly Love" package, named after Durango's self-proclaimed title as a true beer loving town.  We have made it easier and more affordable than ever before to enjoy our award-winning craft brews while you learn about the brewing process at each of our 4 breweries.   Enjoy the differences and similarities of our close knit brewery family at Ska Brewing Co., Carvers Brewing Co., Durango Brewing…
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