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|DB15 Cask Commissioner
Brian Lynch (left) and Fritz
Maytag, founder of Anchor
Brewing in the cellars of
Köstritzer Bier Lab discussing
if the fix was in at the recent
DB15 schwarzbier competition.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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 $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
|Next Meeting - June 11
at the Gaslight - 4 PM
|Don't Be A Loser -
Bad Bar Behavior
20 Rules to Follow
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Check out the story
of the Gaslight
|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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| Meeting Notes- May 21
by Dan Hodge
Members present were: Dan Soboti, DJ Soboti, Dan Hodge,
Vince Capano, Jeff Levine, Tim Terhune, John Reed, Matt
Chuchla, Livingston Hinckley and Dan Flachsland.
Non-members present were: Vince Holmes,
Chris Johnson and Neil Mukharjee.
The first part of the meeting was a demonstration of the
Pico brewing system by member Livingston Hinckley.
Attendees got to try an American Wit made by this system.
The second part was a home-brew competition of
schwartzbier with 6 entries and 3 “ringers”. Each attendee
was asked to rate them 1 to 10 based on how close they
were to the guidelines for schwartzbier that was
presented to each. Results were:
1st 86 points…….Ramstein Ink (ringer) 2nd beer
served…blue identifying label.
2nd 84 points (1st in the club) Livingston Hinckley
1st beer served…purple
3rd 71 points (2nd in club) Dan Hodge
4th beer served…green
4th 66 points (3rd in club) Jeff Levine
9th beer served double green
5th 65 points Kostritzer (ringer)
6th tie 59 points Chris Johnson (4th in club)
7th beer served double blueYuengling Porter
(ringer) 5th beer served yellow
8th 53 points (5th in club) Vince Capano
3rd beer served red
9th 48 points (6th in club) Tony Soboti
6th beer served double purple
Beers tried after the meeting were :
1. Devil’s Backbone Salted Caramel Apple Baltic Porter
provided by John Reed
2. Bolero Snort Bullazed provided by Vince Capano
Meeting ended at 6:40pm
Special thanks to Livingston Hinckley for his
outstanding demonstration of the Pico machine
and for the tasting of an entire production unit.
Members - don't forget to pick up your free DB15 half
liter stein at the meetings. Steins are also available
TAP-NY Fest - Trip Notes
April 2017 Meeting Notes
March 2017 Meeting Notes
February 2017 Meeting Notes
January 2017 Meeting Notes
2016 Meeting Notes
(No Dec. Meeting - Victorian Dinner)
November Meeting Notes
October Meeting Notes
September Meeting Notes
July Meeting Notes
(No August Meeting)
June Meeting Notes
May Meeting NotesFeb
(No April Meeting)
March Meeting Notes
February Meeting Notes
January Meeting Notes
Have an idea for a future meeting?
Just tell any of the Cask commissioners
or e-mail it here to BeerNexus.
Yearly Dues: $65 which includes all club meetings and all
event discounts. The total savings equals much MORE than
the amount of the dues! NOTE - Non-members now
pay $10 for non-special meetings.
Great Beer Articles
Hope You're Not A "Novuveau"
The History of Happy Hour and More!
Ten things Dan Hodge Hates About Beer
A Trip To The Grocery Store
To Brew or Not to Brew
The Tasting Room
Check out member Glenn DeLuca's latest
beer musings in The Big G's Beer Beat
|Read the behind the
scenes story and
watch the trailer for
at the Gaslight
|DB 15 Member Discount!
The Finest Executive Gifts
featuring items for beer lovers
Use coupon code
"BEER" for 20% discount
All meetings are
generally held on
Sunday of the
month, 4 PM,
at the Gaslight.
for winning the Gold
Medal and "Best in Show"
at the NJ State Fair
|Read the latest
news from the
NJ Craft Brewers
|Co-winners of the
Member of the Year 2016
awardTom Nooney, Faith
Show your appreciation and
buy them a beer at Gaslight!
and the entire Gaslight
|The DB15 running team
celebrates victory at the
|Club Members at last year's
|Send your pictures from TAP-NY and have
them featured here on our club page.
|Bus to TAP
|Steve Austin celebrates his
winning the last DB15
Home Brew Challenge.
|Silver Medal winner
|Bronze Medal Winner
Topic - TBD