Southern Brewing Hosts Epilepsy Services Foundation Fundraiser

Tampa Brewery and Epilepsy Services Foundation work together to raise money for Epilepsy education and awareness in the Tampa Bay area.

Tampa, FL, August 23, 2014 --( Southern Brewing & Winemaking (Southern) is hosting the 3rd Annual ESF SeptemBEERfest in their biergarten on September 27th, 2014. This is the third year in a row that the festival has taken place at Southern.

This beer festival, which features beers brewed by local homebrew organizations, is a fundraiser for the support programs at Epilepsy Services Foundation, Inc. (ESF) and all proceeds benefit the organization. Through past events, ESF has been able to raise $5,000 in its first two years, and 100 percent of the money raised was used to send kids with epilepsy to Camp Boggy Creek.

At SeptemBEERfest, attendees will have the opportunity to sample 24 different homebrews from local clubs and vote for their favorite ones.

Members of the following clubs will be in attendance:
Water to Fire Brewers Collective
Brandon Bootleggers Homebrew Club
Special Hoperations
Suncoast Barley Mashers Guild
Beer Pressure of the Nature Coast
Tampa Bay B.E.E.R.S.

The festivities will also include raffle prizes and kid’s games, and complimentary food and beverages will be served.

Tickets are available online for $25 or at the door for $30. Children 15-years-old and younger are also welcome at the event for just $5.

For more information about the event, please visit Southern’s Facebook event at or call 813-238-7800. To purchase tickets to the event, visit

About Epliepsy Services Foundation
ESF is a private, non-profit organization that raises awareness and educates persons with epilepsy, families and caregivers, community organizations, businesses and school personnel about epilepsy and its impact on individuals with this medical condition. ESF works primarily with children with epilepsy and their families. The Epilepsy Services Foundation celebrates the persons with epilepsy whose seizures are controlled, works with persons whose seizures remain intractable, and honors those who have died due to seizures ESF provides a number of support programs for its children and families.

About Southern Brewing & Winemaking
Located in Seminole Heights, Southern Brewing & Winemaking is a small, local craft brewery that makes and serves beers, ciders, meads, and sodas on site. The taproom has 24 taps and is located inside the conjoined homebrewing and winemaking supply shop.

Southern Brewing & Winemaking brings in weekly food trucks and musicians, offers monthly classes on home brewing, and hosts events throughout the year in their newly redesigned biergarten.
Southern Brewing & Winemaking
Cindy Lyons