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Beer My Way
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Read the
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


PICTURE REPORT:   
THE PABST BOTTLE
COMES DOWN


Complete Index
of all
Special
Reports HERE
New Members
Wanted
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, celebrating
being selected as Best Balloon
Walkers at the recent Macy's
Thanksgiving Day Parade.
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See you at
the Gaslight!   
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 - The Victorian Dinner - Dec. 18
The Gaslight
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Victorian Dinner
December 18, 2013

It's the biggest event of the year - the Gaslight's renown
Victorian Dinner, a 7 course feast complete with great beer
and wine!  It's not to be missed.  
The complete menu -
HERE
Price per person $90 - all inclusive.

**DB15 MEMBER DISCOUNT**
Every paid up member of the Draught Board 15 can purchase a
ticket to the Victorian for only $40 and can bring one guest for
a price of $50.  This is the largest discount ever offered by the
DB15 courtesy of the club treasury - your dues at work!

Don't miss this fabulous evening of good cheer,
amazing beers / wines, and incredible food.

Sign up only at the Gaslight.  Seating is limited so do it asap!

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November 10 Meeting
HOME BREW SHOWDOWN - RESULTS
by Dan Hodge
Members present: Jeff Levine, Joe Biland, DJ Soboti, Vince
Holmes, Dan Hodge, Peter Ford, Justin Jackson, Glenn
DeLuca, Andrew MacKenzie, Dan Soboti, Vince Capano, Doug
Vohden, Brandon Einhorn, Chris Johnson, Mark Ferguson,
Livingston Hinckley, Tom Nooney, Faith Franzino, Raffie
Manjikian, Wayne Ferraro, Randy Needham
Non members present: Alex Bricki, Mary Bricki,
Rich Easson, and Bob Fleno

Meeting was a homebrew competition of “Session” IPAs, with
14 entries and 1 “ringer”.  Results of the competition were:
1st place…Founders All Day IPA  - “ringer”
2nd place…Livingston Hinckley (beer #11)- GOLD Medal
3rd place…Dan Hodge (beer #12) SILVER Medal
4th place… Randy Needham (beer # 8)  BRONZE Medal)
5th place…Alex and Thomas (beer #13)
6th place… Dr. Joe Biland (beer #1)
7th place…Gaslight (DJ) Ba Massive (beer # 6)
8th place…Peter Ford (beer #10)
9th place… Mark Ferguson (beer #14)
10th place (tie)…Doug Vohden (beer#7) , Chris Johnson (#15)
12th place…Jeff Levine (beer #15)
13th place…Andrew MacKenzie (beer #2)
14th place…Raffi Majekian (beer #5)
15th place… Tony Soboti (beer # 9)
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Beers tried after the meeting were:
1.   Doug Vohden’s Berlinerweiss  homebrew
2.  Rushing Duck Nimptopsical, growler
supplied by Tom Nooney
3.  Cottrell Old Yankee Ale, bottle
supplied by Glenn DeLuca
4.   Hodge’s 2013 Oktoberfest, homebrew
5.  Doug Vohden’s West Coast American Red Ale, homebrew

Meeting ended at 6:50 PM
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January  2014 Meeting

Winter beer tasting - not the usual suspects.
Details coming soon.
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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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Read the story of the DB 15 Membership Card Here

Check out the story of the Gaslight Jukebox Here
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For the latest updates on what's being
poured at the Gaslight go to
http://gaslightbrewery.com/
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
television
View HERE
For all the latest beer and club news go to
the most read beer website in the Tri-Sate area
www.beernexus.com
Read the story
of Augie Helms
DB15's only
Member
Emeritus
(L-R) Rando Needham, Dan Hodge,
Livingston Hickley