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DAN HODGE's
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, share a
toast at the celebrity studded
New Year's Eve party in
Manhattan sponsored by the
International Beer Brewers and
Distillers Association.
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See you at
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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 - 4 PM - January 12
The Gaslight
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Winter Beer Meeting

Have you checked the shelves of your local packaged goods
establishment lately?  We may only be in the early throes of
winter but most of the winter beers are already MIA.  You
might even see a few spring beers already on the shelf.  

Fear not, the Draught Board 15 has an array of winter brews
ready for tasting at our next meeting,
January 12, at the Gaslight, 4 PM.  
The beers have been personally selected by  Dan Hodge with
the proviso that the world "winter" must appear on the bottle's
label.   You're sure to be surprised at some of his picks;
get ready to expect the unexpected!

--BONUS--
To celebrate our first meeting of 2014 all beer remaining
after the tasting will be distributed FREE to every member in
attendance!  This is one meeting you just can't afford to miss!
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Upcoming Gaslight Beer Events

Thursday 1/16
Stone Night
Featuring a Cask Conditioned Ruination IPA Oak Aged
& Dry Hopped with Crystal Hops

Saturday 1/25
Robbie Burns Day
Come celebrate the birth of Robert Burns, The Bard,
with a special reading of Ode to a Haggis accompanied
by Bag Pipes. Gaslight will have on tap their 80 Shilling
Wee Heavy and will be serving a special Scottish menu

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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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TAP- NY Beer Festival

Save the date - it's the biggest and best beer fest on the East
Coast!  The legendary TAP-NY Gaslight/DB15 bus trip is
tentatively scheduled for April 27,2014.

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Don't Be A Loser - Bad Bar Behavior
20 Rules to Follow

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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
Medal winners from our last Home Brew Challenge
are scheduled to appear - IN PERSON -
at the next DB15  meeting!
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