At The
March Meeting Notes
by Dan Hodge

Draught Board 15 Meeting of March 8, 2020

Members present: Raffi Manjeekian, Mrs. Raffi,
Tim Terhune, Nick Moramarco, Dave Simone, Vince
Capano, Glenn DeLuca, Livingston Hinckley,
Dan Hodge, Jeff Levine, DJ Soboti, Dan Soboti and
Leo Porter-Lee. There were three non members
present: Patrick, Ryan, and Samantha Sweeney

Meeting was the annual “March Madness” IPA
bracket meeting, results as follows:
APOLLO bracket:
Toppling Goliath Pompeii IPA beat
Lost Rhino Face Plant IPA
Figueroa Mountain Point Conception IPA  beat
Captain Lawrence Orbital Tilt IPA
Flying Dog Thunderpeel IPA beat
Heretic Make America Juicy Again IPA
Surly Furious IPA beat Uinta West Coast IPA
2nd round
Toppling Goliath Beat Figueroa
Surly beat Thunderpeel
3rd round
Surly beat Toppling Goliath

BRAVO bracket:
Wicked Weed Pernicious IPA beat
Cape May IPA
Good Life Descender IPA beat
Hidden Springs Aleworks Bear Lasers IPA
Hop Concept Rebellion Take on Anything IPA b
21st Ammendment Tasty IPA
Big Storm Palm Bender IPA beat
Sixpoint Meltdown IPA
2nd round
Wicked Weed beat Good Life
Big Storm beat Rebellion
3rd round
Big Storm beat Wicked Weed

CALYPSO bracket:
Ancient City Andalusia Island IPA beat
Mason Aleworks Peer Pressure IPA
Bell’s Official IPA beat
Rogue Batsquatch IPA
Grey Sails Pour Judgement IPA beat
Founders Unraveled IPA
Odd Side Citra Dank Juice IPA beat
Goose Island Next Coast IPA
2nd round:
Bell’s Beat Ancient City
Odd Side beat Grey Sails
3rd round
Bell’s beat Odd Side

DELTA bracket:
Thimble Island IPA beat Tonewood Fuego IPA
Cambridge Flower Child IPA beat
Urban Village Wrong Wa
Almanac Waves west Coast IPA beat
Virginia Beer Company Free Verse IPA
Ex Novo Mass Ascension IPA beat
Firefly Hollow Lizard’s Great IPA
2nd round:
Ex Novo beat Almanac
Cambridge beat Thimble Island
3rd round:
Cambridge beat Ex Novo

Big Storm beat Surly
Cambridge beat Bell’s

Cambridge beat Big Storm

Leftover brews were raffled off in the usual way, with
each attendee taking home about 8 brews

Beers tried after the meeting were:
 Treehouse That’s What She Said Stout
provided by Jeff Levine
 Tampa Bay Reef Donkey American Pale Ale  
provided by Glenn DeLuca
 Magnify Finer Things Tripel IPA
provided by Vince Capano
 Wicked Weed French Toast Imperial Stout
provided by Vince Capano
 Treehouse jukes Pale Ale
provided by Jeff Levine
 Treehouse Impertinence Imperial stout
provided by Jeff levine
 Plan Bee Farm brew
provided by Livingston Hinckley


Revisit Robert Burns Night
If you miss the Gaslight's annual salute to Robbie
Burns the national poet of Scotland not to worry.  It
was filmed by noted cinematographer and club
member Livingston Hinckley.  Get ready for
bagpipes, haggis, and readings by Burns scholar
John Reid.  Watch it here .  
Draughtboard 15 Club News
It's time to pay your yearly dues!

Membership and TAP fees will remain as they were
in 2018. (
Note - The dues were different in 2019 because
we switched to a “calendar year” basis,
Dues are $65 for a full year membership.
Non- members will pay $10 for each individual
meeting they attend with some exceptions.
. All meetings are
freefor members

TAP-NY Trip is on April 26 - it's our biggest beer
festival trip of the year! For non-members the fee is
$120.  The trip package includes coffee/bagels
before leaving, luxury bus, beer on the bus, and
admission to the largest festival on the East Coast.

DISCOUNT for the Tap-NY trip f
or members only
will be
$50 making the combination of one full
year of club membership
and TAP only $135.

Membership also brings a major discount on the
famed Victorian Christmas Dinner.Your
membership benefits actually exceed the amount of
the dues.  Join now!
Dues / payment for TAP will be collected
at the next meeting.
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NOTE- TAP-NY Has Been Canceled
Details HERE

Check back here for more information on our next
meeting and trip refunds..


Special thanks to Dan Hodge, DJ Soboti, and Glenn
DeLuca for securing all the beer in our March IPA
Madness meeting.  The majority of the beers are not
available in NJ making for a truly unique event.
An extra tip of the hat to Glenn Deluca - the two beers
in the Finals were both selected by him.
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