Enegren Brewing Company Struggles Under County Mandate

The beer garden at Enegren Brewing Company once bustled with patrons. Chris Enegren, owner of the business, enjoyed strolling through the outdoor area, striking up conversations with his customers. The atmosphere was alive. That atmosphere ended on Saint Patrick’s Day 2020, the last normal day of business for the brewery. Like nearly all other Ventura County business owners, Enegren readily agreed to shut down for two weeks. Now “we’re still doing the ‘two weeks to slow the spread,’” remarks Enegren, who has not operated at full capacity since then. Enegren…