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New Florida Brewery Auctioning First Pour

27 Dec

A new brewery and tap room opened in Dunedin, just north of Clearwater on the west coast Florida earlier this month. The brewery, Seventh Sun Brewing Company comes courtesy of two brewing veterans Justin Stange and Devon Kreps. Kreps’ has worked for Anheuser-Busch and Stange has worked for Sweetwater Brewing Company and Cigar City. While the brewery is busily brewing their own brews, they currently have a number of guest beers from around the state and overseas pouring.

The brewery will specialize in brewing Belgian-style beers with an emphasis on sours as well as IPAs and classic Berliner Weisse style brews.

Read more in the press release below.

Press Release:

(Dunedin, FL) – Seventh Sun Brewing Company in Dunedin, FL plans to unveil their beer on Jan 7th; the first glass poured will be up for auction, proceeds benefitting the Homeless Emergency Project (HEP).

Owner Justin Stange began brewing beer shortly after opening on December 2nd. Since that date, Seventh Sun has been offering guest taps of beer in the same styles the pair plan to offer – a mix of Belgian style ales, sour beers and a variety of IPA’s.

The brewery will open with all ten hand-blown glass taps pouring Seventh Sun beer for the first time on January 7th. Those vying for the first taste can bid on Ebay (or search Ebay with item # 230719655159) and take their pick of the first of the ten beers to be poured.

Proceeds of the auction will be donated to Clearwater’s Homeless Emergency Project (HEP), one of the oldest and largest providers of housing and support services for the homeless in Pinellas. Visit http://www.ethep.org for more information.

“We feel very lucky to have the opportunity to begin this venture and we wanted to give something back, especially to a cause that is helping where so many people are hurting right now, “says owner Devon Kreps. “We really hope that given the spirit of the holiday season, we will be able to raise a substantial amount for HEP. Getting a family back on its feet takes a lot of resources and every donation whether financial or by volunteering time, makes a difference.”

Seventh Sun’s official launch happens at 1012 Broadway in Dunedin with the first beer pouring at 2:00pm on January 7th. HEP will also have a booth for those wishing to donate or inquire.

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