01/15/16 4:00pm

Moustache Brewery Co. owners Matt and Lauri Spitz at their ‘Dexterity Issues: A Multiple Sclerosis Fundraiser’ on Thursday. (Credit: Jen Nuzzo photos)

For Moustache Brewery Co. owners, husband-and-wife team Lauri and Matt Spitz, raising money for Multiple Sclerosis is a cause that hits close to home.

That’s because Mr. Spitz was diagnosed with the illness, a central nervous system disease that disrupts the flow of information from the brain, two years ago — just as the couple was getting the fledgling business off the ground.

On Thursday, Jan. 14, they hosted “Dexterity Issues: A Multiple Sclerosis Fundraiser” at the Riverhead brewery and raised $2,170 for MS research.