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SPECIAL
REPORTS

Guide To Bad Beer

Remembering
Michael Jackson

Beer Etiquette

Where Beers are
Really Brewed

It's All About
The Water

Not True-  
Lies about Beer

The Best Beer  
in the World

Reinheitsbebot  &
Belgium Beer

Belgium Ales Not Wine

Hops- the full story

Judge Beer Like a Pro

Bottles v. Cans

Beer World Records

Beer and Taxes

Czech Beers

How to Pour Beer

How to Taste Beer

Summer is Beer Time

The Pabst Heritage

Growlers and Cans

Beer History in Bavaria

History of Beer
in New York


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THE PABST BOTTLE
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BOTTLES TO GROWLERS
-read this new section of beer reviews by a
certified taster  only on BeerNexus!  
DB15 Cask Commissioner / club
treasurer Brian Lynch (left) and
Fritz Maytag, founder
of Anchor Brewing, hosting a
seminar at the Great Canadian
Beer and Scotch Festival. Their
session sold out in less than 10
minutes - a festival record!   
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Cheers!
DB15 shirts are here!
Choose from two different 4-color shirts. One with our Uncle Sam DB 15 logo
or one with the club motto -
" I'd rather die of thirst than drink from the cup of mediocrity"
Order by mail
HERE.

Club members can order in person at the next meeting.
If you are not currently on the DB15 mailing list or would
like to join simply write
webmaster@beernexus.com or
stop in the Gaslight and ask your friendly
bartender for a registration form.  
New members always welcome - it's a pefect time to join.
Sign up a new member,
win a beer!
The DB15 is the largest beer appreciation organization in New
Jersey, but what about the East Coast?  Well it's time to make
our move.  Bring a new member to the next meeting, have them
officially register, and get a Gaslight beer compliments of the
DB15 Cask Commissioners.
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Why sign up for the club dues full payment plan?

Enjoy the many benefits available to club members on the
full-payment plan. A one time fee of only $50 covers all meetings,
plus discounts for DB15 special events.

This year members received benefits that totaled well
over the dues
amount.  Substantial discounts were provided for the TAP NY
beer fest trip, the Newark Bears baseball outing, the NJ Brewers
Festival, and the Victorian Dinner.  In addition members on the full
pay plan are exempt from the individual meeting beer fee.

Ask club treasurer Brian Lynch, or any Cask Commissioner
for the full details at the next meeting.
15 South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ
973-762-7077
at the GASLIGHT- MEETINGS, NEWS, INFORMATION
Next Meeting - November 10- Sunday - 4 PM
The Gaslight
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October Meeting Notes
by Dan Hodge

Meeting was called to order at exactly 4:00 pm for the first ever
on time start in the long history of DB15.  Members present
were: Jeff Levine, Dan Soboti, DJ Soboti, Dan Hodge, Vince
Capano, Brian Lynch, Justin Jackson, Mark Ferguson, Tom
Nooney, Faith Franzino, Andrew MacKenzie, Livingston
Hinckley, Brandon Einhorn, Glenn DeLuca, Raffi Manzikian,
Chris Johnson and Wayne Ferra.Non-members present were:
Patrick Shipman and Vinny.  .Beers sampled were:
1.  Widmer Brothers Okto Festival Ale  Portland , Oregon
2.   Port City Oktoberfest   Alexandria, Va.
3.  St. George Oktoberfest  Hampton, Va.
4.  Otter Creek Oktoberfest  Middlebury, Vt.
5. Gordon Biersch Marzen Festbier  SanDiego, Ca.
6.   Souther Tier Harvest Ale  Lakewood, NY
7.   Legend Oktoberfest  Richmond, Va.
8.   Ayinger Oktoberfest  Aying, Germany
9.  Neshaminy Creek Ziggy Zaggy Oktoberfest,Croydon, Pa.
10.  Summit Oktoberfest   St. Paul, Mn
11.  Goose Island Oktoberfest  Chicago, Il.
12.  Abita Oktoberfest  Abita Springs, La.
13.  Left Hand Oktoberfest  Longmont, Co.
14.  Gaslight Oktoberfest   South Orange, NJ

All leftover beer from the tasting was given away
in the order of 50/50 tickets randomly selected.  With that the
meeting ended at 6 PM.  Beers sampled after the meeting were
Red Hook Out of Your Gourd Pumpkin Porter provided by
Tom Nooney and  Pat Shipman’s homebrewed American Pale
Ale which was excellent.

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September Meeting

Full highlights HERE

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Member Emeritus
Did you know that the Draught Board 15 has one and
only one Member Emeritus?  It's Augie Helms.
You can read about his amazing beer life in
the new
Beer My Way by Dan Hodge.

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November 10th Meeting - 4 PM at the Gaslight
HOME BREW SHOWDOWN

It's not to late to enter.  Just register with Dan at Gaslight and
pick up materials from U-Brew for a session IPA.
Any and all are welcome to compete.  
Everyone at the meeting, brewers and non-brewers alike,
will be judges for the event. Taste beer from some of the finest
home brewers in the state!  Don't miss it.
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December Meeting
Gaslight Victorian Dinner
Details TBA



Read the story of the DB 15 Membership Card Here

Check out the story of the Gaslight Jukebox Here
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New Jersey beer
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Read the story
of Augie Helms
DB15's only
Member
Emeritus