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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


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THE PABST BOTTLE
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Complete Index
of all
Special
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Wanted
BOTTLES TO
GROWLERS
-read this new
section of beer
reviews by a
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only on
BeerNexus!  
Former DB15 Cask
Commissioner Brian Lynch
(left) and Fritz Maytag, founder
of Anchor Brewing in Munich
as official guests of the German
Government for Oktoberfest.  
They will deliver the keynote
speech in the opening cermony..
beernexus.com
welcomes comments,
articles, and
suggestions.  
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
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Club members can order in person at the next meeting.
If you are not currently on the DB15 mailing list or would
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stop in the Gaslight and ask your friendly
bartender for a registration form.  
New members always welcome - it's a pefect time to join.
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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 $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
973-762-7077
at the GASLIGHT- MEETINGS, NEWS, INFORMATION
Next  Meeting 11/13/18
The Gaslight
Don't Be A Loser -
Bad Bar Behavior
20 Rules to Follow
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Read the story of
the Draughtboard 15
Membership Card
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Check out the story
of the Gaslight
Jukebox
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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
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Gold Medal
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October Meeting Notes
by Dan Hodge

Meeting started at 4:30pm Members present were: Dan
Hodge, Dan Soboti, DJ Soboti, Vince Capano, Livingston
Hinckley, Glenn deLuca, Raffi Manjeekian and Tim Terhune

The meeting was a presentation of German Oktoberfests
versus American Oktoberfests. Five German and six
American beers were tasted: Beers were scored on a scale
of 1-10. Results were:

#1.  57 points  Flying Fish Oktoberfish    American
#2.  50points Lakefront Oktoberfest     American
#3.  45points Weihenstephaner Oktoberfest   German
#4.  43 points Paulaner Oktoberfest    German
#5.  42 points Warsteiner Oktoberfest  German
#6.   41 points Hacker-Pschorr Oktoberfest   German
#7. (tie)   38 points  Saranac Oktoberfest  American,

Clipper City Heavy Seas Treasure Chest Oktoberfest   
American, Victory Festbier   American
#10.  34 points  Hofbrau Oktoberfest   German
#11.  31 points  Revolution Oktoberfest American


Be
ers tried after the meeting were:
  
1 . Cypress Alva Vanilla Porter, can
provided by Vince Capano
  
2. Sly Fox Vulpulin IPA  can,
provided by Glenn De Luca
   
3.Saranac Moe.Saic IPA  bottle,
provided by Vince Capano
 
4.  Tim Terhune’s Aber Ale homebrew  bottle
5.   Livingston Hinckley’s NE IPA  home-brew  bottle
6.   Pipeworks Lizard King IPA  can,

provided by Tim Terhune
7.   Sam Smith’s 2017/2018 Winter Welcome  bottle
provided by Vince Capano
8. Livingston Hinckley’s American Strong Ale home-brew

Meeting ended approximately 7:00pm

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Thanks to Dan Hodge for personally selecting all the beers
at the October meeting and bringing them to the Gaslight.

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SPECIAL EVENT
Friday, Oct. 19, 2018

Seton Village Food Truck and Beer Festival

The Seton Village Food Truck Festival in South Orange is
back for another great year of food and drink!
5 – 10 p.m. on October 19, 2018.

Back for its fifth year, the festival will spotlight more than
20 area food trucks, two live bands, and local restaurant
specials as well as a big craft beer garden featuring a wide-
ranging collection of local craft brews.
Seventeen New
Jersey breweries will be represented.  Entry  to the beer
garden is free (must be over 21.. Pay as you go for beer.
Gaslight is the host of the beer garden.

Directly behind Seton Hall University at
Irvington Avenue and W. Fairview, South Orange NJ








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Past Meeting Notes
September 2018 Meeting Notes
March 2018 Meeting Notes
May 2018 Meeting Notes
November 2017 Meeting Notes
October 2017 Meeting Notes
September 2017Meeting Notes
August 2017 Meeting Notes
July 2017 Meeting Notes
June 2017 Meeting Notes
May 2017 Meeting Notes
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
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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
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Great Beer Articles
How To Be A Fake Beer Geek
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

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Check out member Glenn DeLuca's latest
beer musings in
The Big G's Beer Beat
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AWARD WINNERS
Home Brew Showdowne
Read the behind the
scenes story and
watch the trailer for
the  upcoming
TV series"Beer
Snobs" filmed
at the Gaslight
HERE.
The Finest Executive Gifts
featuring items for beer lovers
Use coupon code
"BEER" for 20% discount
SPECIAL
DISCOUNT
DB 15 Member Discount!
The Finest Executive Gifts
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
HERE
.Best wishes to
long time  
members
Tom Nooney
and  Faith
Franzino,
who are
moving to
Washingto
n
Gaslight
Wins Title of
Best Beer in NJ
in the
Scoutology.com's
JERSEY BEER
BRAWL
Congratulations to Head
Brewer
D.J. Soboti
and the entire Gaslight
Team!
Make bad beer
good with
Mad Hops -
full product
review HERE
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Club Members at last year's
TAP-NY
Festival
Silver Medal winner
Dan Hodge
Bronze Medal Winner
Jeff Levine
Winners of the
"Sing a Beer Jingle"
contest at our last
meeting.
Congratulations to
club member
LIVINGSTON
HINCKLEY
for passing the BJCP
test to become a fully
Certified
Beer Judge.
He has also
passed the
Mead Judge exam!
Videos
"How Barrel
Aging Works"
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More On Barrel Aging
Video Special
Rabbie Burns
Night at the
Gaslight
produced and
directed by
Livingston Hinckley
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Peter Wittig
German Ambassador to
the United States
had to
cancel his appearance at
our October meeting
since he has recently
become allergic to beer.
Doctors have assured
him it is only a
temporary condition.