Craftsmen Kitchen & Tap House downtown closes its doors

Craftsmen Kitchen & Taphouse (Facebook)

A downtown craft beer bar and restaurant is closing its doors.

Craftsmen Kitchen & Tap House, located at 12 Cumberland St., posted on Facebook that it is shutting its doors.

The business states "economic realities" caused the closing.

Crafstsmen Kitchen & Tap House posted on its Facebook page Jan. 2 that the business was closed for kitchen renovations until further notice.

The closing announcement was posted on Jan. 11.

The full statement is below:

"It brings us great sadness to inform you that Craftsmen Kitchen and Taphouse is shutting its doors for good. We poured our hearts into this project, in order to achieve our goal being one of the preeminent beer bars in the US. However, the economic realities have slowly set the pace for our future. We are proud to say that we gave it our best and none of it could have been possible without the hard work of all the amazing employees that we have had over the years. As well as, the support from our locals, visiting beer advocates, and fellow food and beverage employees. As we move on to the next chapter, it is you who we will miss the most. We owe you our deepest gratitude and hope to see all of your familiar faces in the future.

With all the best,

Craftsmen Staff"

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