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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
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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.
ID Card pictures are
now being taken.  Be
sure to update your
membership card.
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New Dues Policy
The DB15 now offers a new dues option.  You can continue to pay
the individual meeting fee each time you attend or opt for a one
year single payment of $48 which entitles you to additional benefits
and discounts.  Ask our club treasurer Brian Lynch, or any Cask
Commissioner for the full details at the next meeting.
Visit the
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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.

Supply is very limited.  Only a VERY few left - order NOW!
(sorry, small and medium, XL,XXL  sizes sold out)
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.
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Club shirts are in!!
at the GASLIGHT- MEETINGS, NEWS, INFORMATION
Next Meeting - November 11, at the Gaslight, 3 PM
Home-Brew Alert

Don't forget that our next home brew contest will be held at the January meeting.  
The style will be an imperial stout.  As in the past,  all brewers must use the same
recipe thus making this a true test of the brewer's art.  Dan has all needed supplies,
grain or extract, at U-Brew.  First time and experienced home brewers are
encouraged to participate in this fun event.  

Need brewing advice?  Dan can help every step of the way.  You can also read
Beginning Brewing Tips by Captain Mike Orloski right here on BeerNexus.
Gaslight Highlights

Victorian Dinner is scheduled for Dec. 12.
Plan ahead to attend the biggest event of the year!
Read a review of a prior Victorian Dinner
CLICK HERE
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Rumor has it that Gaslight's
award winning brewer, DJ Soboti,
is soon to release his first ever wet hopped brew.  
Think it might be an ESB? Don't miss it!!
NOTE--Prince of Darkness now pouring!!
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October Meeting Scores!
Did you miss our October meeting?  Hopefully not since the DB15
members were treated to a tutored tasting of several outstanding
beers courtesy of special guest speaker Ken Kerdock the Northeast
Regional Sales Manager
Elite Brands USA.  Ken poured samples of Lion Stout and a
selection of German brews from Brewery Michael Plank
In addition to leading a tutored tasting, Ken will showed a rare video
of the late Michael Jackson visiting the Lion Brewery.
This was the
only pub presentation of this unique film
on the entire East Coast! Special thanks to Ken for joining us and to
our own Jeff Levine for arranging the event.

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NEXT MEETING
NOVEMBER 11
3 pm, AT THE GASLIGHT
Be there for our first ever tasting of IMPERIAL STOUTS!
Join us for sampling from one of the best collections of
Imperial Stouts ever assembled by any beer club!
Old Rasputin, Yeti Oak Barrel Aged, Old Heathen,
Fat Dog, Storm King, and Samuel Smith's
And there just might be a few extra surprises!
SPECIAL
Tasting Notes from Ken Kerdock's presentation
now posted.
 
Click HERE
Could that be the famed founder
of Anchor Brewing, Fritz Maytag,
on the right?  Is that our own club
treasurer, Brian Lynch, tasting
the new Anchor offering?  Find
out at our next meeting!