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Moorpark Brewery Pours First Pint

The Enegren Brewing Company's Protector IPA is available at Lemmo's Grill and The Dougout.

Moorpark’s new—and only—brewery, Enegren Brewing Company, has tapped its first keg.

The brewery delivered its first keg to last week and the restaurant began pouring right away. The beer is also available by the glass at and growlers, or half-gallon bottles, will be available at the brewery itself after its official grand opening later this month.

Brewers Matt and Chris Enegren and Joe Nascenzi started making beer in college, first in their dorm rooms then in backyards and garages. In September, they got the City’s blessing, via a conditional use permit, to open a commercial brewery in a Moorpark wharehouse.

Now, nine-and-a-half months later, their first beer, Protector IPA is ready to drink and Patch photographer Eric Narvaez was there when the first pint was poured.

L July 20, 2011 at 06:30 PM
where is it?
Diana July 20, 2011 at 06:48 PM
Great story and photos! Can't wait to try their IPA.
Matthew Enegren July 21, 2011 at 05:52 AM
Grand Opening will be Saturday July 30th!! Hope to see you there.
Thomas July 21, 2011 at 07:42 PM
what time?
Soapy Johnson July 22, 2011 at 03:42 AM
Hope Enegren thrives and doesn't follow the footsteps of this now-closed Vermont brewery ... http://placeitonluckydan.com/2011/01/vermont-craft-brewery-bad-economy/
Thomas July 26, 2011 at 12:38 AM
anyone know what time this event goes off?
Rebecca Whitnall (Editor) July 27, 2011 at 12:19 AM
Thomas, the hours this weekend will be 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sunday

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