UPDATE: Yellowhammer Brewing taproom reopens following temporary COVID-19 related closure

Published: May. 27, 2020 at 12:51 PM CDT|Updated: May. 27, 2020 at 12:52 PM CDT
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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WAFF) - UPDATE: Yellowhammer Brewing reopened their taproom on Wednesday.

As of today, our taproom is back open. Employees were tested over the long weekend and we thoroughly sanitized the...

Posted by Yellowhammer Brewing on Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Employees were tested over the holiday weekend and the taproom was sanitized. Yellowhammer said in a Facebook post on Thursday that all returning employees received negative test results.

One part-time office worker tested positive last week, but they continue to be asymptomatic and their friends and family tested negative.

ORIGINAL: A Huntsville brewery is temporarily closing due to an employee testing positive for COVID-19.

Yellowhammer Brewing posted to its Facebook page Sunday evening regarding the decision to close.

The brewery plans to close “for a few days." Yellowhammer Brewing operates a taproom at Huntsville’s Campus 805 entertainment venue. The company also brews and distributes beer across Alabama and Tennessee.

[READ MORE: South Huntsville Rosie’s temporarily closing after employee contracts COVID-19]

Earth and Stone Wood Fired Pizza, which shares a building with Yellowhammer, plans to screen employees for COVID-19. The restaurant will reopen later in the week pending test results from employees.

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