Guide To Bad Beer
Where Beers are
It's All About
Lies about Beer
The Best Beer
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Belgium Ales Not Wine
Hops- the full story
Judge Beer Like a Pro
Bottles v. Cans
Beer World Records
Beer and Taxes
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
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THE PABST BOTTLE
of all Special
|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!
See you at
|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 email@example.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.
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
|Next Meeting - November 10- Sunday - 4 PM
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.
Full highlights HERE
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.
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.
Gaslight Victorian Dinner
Read the story of the DB 15 Membership Card Here
Check out the story of the Gaslight Jukebox Here
|New Jersey beer
laws have changed.
Get the story from
the President of the
NJ Craft Brewers
Guild D.J. Soboti
as seen on PBS
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