Updated 3/18/2020 - We cannot begin to express our gratitude for our incredible staff and patrons during this difficult time – your support has always meant the world to us. In accordance with the Alabama Department of Public Health and CDC recommendations, we are shutting down in-house dining to the public starting today until further notice. However, we are still open for to-go orders, both call-ins and walk-ins 12-8 pm daily, and we are working to add delivery through Grubsouth with a limited food menu. This was an excruciatingly difficult decision, but the health of our staff and patrons is of utmost importance to us here at Straight to Ale. We love this incredible community and we are sure that together we can make it to the other side of this.
We also want to express a heartfelt thank you to the patrons who have visited us in the past weeks and abided by our newly enforced guidelines, and to the staff that upheld pristine sanitation and health practices. It’s incredible to see people coming together to try to push through this with the consideration of others being top priority.
We will still be brewing, packaging, and distributing your favorite beers. You can visit our website ( www.straighttoale.com ) for an interactive map of places that carry Straight to Ale beer – just call ahead to verify the store hours as a lot of businesses are making adjustments to their hours. Our online store will still be open for merchandise and gift card purchases if you’d like to support us from the comfort of your home.
Straight to Ale was founded with the simple desire to create a space for our community to come together and enjoy great beer. Although this may seem like an aggressive approach, this is the best way for our community to come together at this time – by functioning with the greater good in mind. The more quickly we adhere to these standards and help flatten the curve, the sooner we can get back to serving you.
Stay safe, stay healthy, and take care of each other. We’ll have a beer together soon.Upon reopening, we will continue to enforce stringent hygiene policies and protocol while following the guidance of the CDC. This includes:
-frequent, thorough sanitation of high contact areas
-making adjustments to our taproom seating layout to ensure a safe distance between tables and bar stools
-emphasizing good hygiene practices among both staff and patrons
-reinforcing strict checklist procedures for all cleaning routines
-using only disposable serving items until further notice including plates, cups, and utensils
-taking great care to ensure that no employee comes to work if they appear to be ill
We will continue to stay up to date as the situation evolves and we will post more updates both here and on our social media as needed. We're still open and doing everything in our power to ensure the health and safety of our patrons and staff. Your business is important to us, and we look forward to continuing to provide you with high quality service, delicious food, and your favorite brews. We appreciate your support during this time!