From there she went to Craftworks, parent company of Rock Bottom Restaurant and Breweries, becoming an assistant brewer at Big River Grill and Brewery in Chattanooga, then an assistant brewer at Rock Bottom Restaurant and Brewery on Lower Broadway in Nashville. While she was there, she was part of a full scale brewery remodel, and the addition of the rooftop bar. The company then made her head brewer at a Rock Bottom in Short Pump, Virginia, and she oversaw the full-scale build-out of that restaurant and brewery.
She was recently recruited away from Mill Creek Brewery by Square One Holdings of Chattanooga, a company formed by formed by Allen Corey, who had been founder and CEO of Craftworks Breweries, the largest craft brewer in the country and her former employer at the Rock Bottom breweries.
commitment to, and increases investment in, canning and Carolinas-wide distribution.
The brewery on Saturday was scheduled to have an open house and oyster roast to welcome Hammond and to celebrate their latest Great American Beer Festival medal win.