Adelaide Hills microbrewery Prancing Pony will look at whether or not it has a legal case after being forced to shut its doors by SAPOL.

The Mount Barker-based microbrewery was issued a shut down notice by police last week, with three hours notice to close its doors.

South Australia’s wineries and cellar doors have been ordered closed in a bid to help stem the spread of the coronavirus.

However, Prancing Pony co-owner Corinna Steeb told the ABC that the order had been “wrongly applied” to the Adelaide Hills brewery.

“It is definitely not the right thing to close a business like ours down, which will then cause unemployment.”

The brewery employs 26 staff members, however, with its doors closed the majority of those now face unemployment.

SAPOL told the ABC that the brewery was asked to change its business operations in-line with any South Australian cellar door-style business.

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