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DB15 Cask Commissioner
Brian Lynch (left) and Fritz
Maytag, founder of Anchor
Brewing at their new hop farm
and International Beer Museum
located in Mayberry, SC.  
welcomes comments,
articles, and
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the Gaslight!  
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Choose from two different 4-color shirts. One with our Uncle Sam DB 15 logo
or one with the club motto -
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The DB15 is the largest beer appreciation organization in New
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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 $65 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 which is
now $10 per person.
Ask any Cask Commissioner
for the full details at the next meeting.
15 South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ
Nest Meeting - 7/10/16 - Sunday
4:00 PM at the Gaslight
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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
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Augie Helms
DB15's only
Member Emeritus
Medal winners from our
Dopplebock Home Brew
Challenge  (l-r) Vince Capano
(silver) and Livingston Hinckley
(gold).;Sean Guarnaccio
(bronze)  not present.
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June Meeting Notes
by Dan Hodge

Regular meeting commenced at about 4:20. Members
present were: Dan Soboti, DJ Soboti, Dan Hodge, Vince
Capano, Tom Nooney, Matt Chuchla, John Reed, Livingston
Hinckley, Nick Moramarco, Mark Ferguson, Glenn
DeLuca,  Leo Porter
,. and Lynn Lewis. Non-member
Neil Mukharjee was present and paid his $10.

The meeting was a presentation of 11 Scandinavian beers
with members being asked to rate them 1to 5 according to
their own preference and also to try to guess the beer by
both it’s name and style, which were provided, as well as
trying to match the beer with general descriptions as
provided by Beer Advocate

The beers were:
Nogne O Double IPA  (Norway)
Nogne o Peculiar Ale (Norway)
Nogne O Tiger Tripel  (Norway)
Nogne O Imperial Dunkelwit  (Norway)
Huvila Arctic Circle Ale  (Finland)
Carlsberg Pils (Denmark)
Elephant Malt Liquor (Denmark)
Einstock White Ale (Iceland)
Einstock Toasted Porter (Iceland)
Einstock Pale Ale (Iceland)
Limfjord’s Thisted Bryghus Porter (Denmark)

In order of preference the winners were:
29 points three way tie Einstock White Ale, Elephant Malt
Liquor, Limfjord’s Bryghus
4.  28 points Carlsberg Pils
5.  27 points Nogne O Imperial Dunkelwit
6.  25 points tie Einstock Pale Ale, None O Tiger Tripel
8.  24 points Einstock Toasted Porter
9.  22 points Nogne O Double IPA
10. 20 points  Nogne O Peculiar Yule
11.  14 points Nogne O Tiger Tripel

Two people got 5 out 11 correct
which was the highest.

Beers tried after the meeting were:
1.Bear Republic Mach 10 IPA provided by Tom Nooney
2. Flying Dog Airwaves IPL provided by Livingston Hinckley
3. Austin Bourbon Barrel Mead provided by
Livingston Hinckley
4. Straight to Ale Belgian Quad provided by Tom Nooney
5. Brotherly  Suds CBC Rye Bock Lager
provided by DJ Soboti
6. Nebraska Melange a Trois Belgian Ale in Chardonnay
barrels provided by Vince Capano

Members - don't forget to pick up your
free DB15 half
liter stein at the meetings.  Steins are also available
for purchase.

January Meeting Notes
February Meeting Notes
March Meeting Notes
May Meeting Notes

No regular meeting for April
Have an idea for a future meeting?  
Just tell any of the
Cask commissioners or e-mail it here.

Yearly Dues: $65 which includes all club meetings and all
event discounts.  The total savings equal much
MORE than the amount of the dues!
NOTE - Non-members now pay $10 per meeting.

Ten things Dan Hodge hates about beer

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more great beer articles
Do you need a
Beer Reality Check?
If you don't home brew you
should read this:
To Brew or Not to Brew
Check out member Glenn DeLuca's latest
beer musings in
The Big G Beer Beat

Read the behind the
scenes story and
watch the trailer for
the  upcoming
TV series"Beer
Snobs" filmed
at the Gaslight
Did you make it to the picture booth at TAP-NY?
Send it to
BeerNexus and we will publish it here.
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featuring items for beer lovers
Use coupon code
"BEER" for 20% discount
Remember -
All meetings are
generally held on
the second
Sunday of the
month, 4 PM,
at the Gaslight.
Congratulations to
club member
Doug Vohden  
for winning the Gold
Medal and "Best in Show"
at the NJ State Fair
Homebrew Competition
Read the latest news from the
NJ Craft Brewers Guild
Spike Lee WILL
attend our
June meeting!!

What celebrity
will be next??
Bill Murray has
been invited to
join us at our
July Meeting!
Co-winners of the
Member of the Year award
Tom Nooney, Faith Franzino,
Glenn Deluca.  
Show your appreciation and
buy thema beer at Gaslight!
Wins Title of
Best Beer in NJ
in the
Congratulations to
Head Brewer
D.J. Soboti
and the entire Gaslight
TAP- NY Fest
Identify all people in
both pictures below
and win a special
BeerNexus  prize.  
Submit entries
at the May meeting.
Make bad beer
good with
Mad Hops -
full product
review HERE
Next meeting
July 10
Sunday, 4 PM
Topic: TBA
Ambassador Mr. Geir
O. Pedersen of
Norway w
as invited
to attend our June
meeting on behalf of
his nation's breweries!
He did not respond.