Under Los Angeles County Public Health Department regulations during the coronavirus pandemic, breweries cannot have their tasting rooms open unless they have an on-site kitchen to serve food.

If a brewery wants to utilize a food truck or a third-party restaurant to meet the requirement, no luck. Brew masters interviewed by the Business Journal can't understand why consumers can eat dinner safely on the patio of a restaurant, but they can't serve beer on their patios.

"It is very unfair," said Derrick Olson of 8One8 Brewing Co. in Canoga Park.

Read the full story in the September 28 issue of the San Fernando Valley Business Journal.