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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.

Only fully paid club members for the 2008 club year qualify for the
TAP discount so sign-up / renew your membership now! Dues for
this year will be accepted at our next meeting on March 9.

Ask our club treasurer Brian Lynch, or any Cask Commissioner for
the full details at the next meeting.
*additional $2 fee for production of membership ID card
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See you at
the Gaslight!   
Gaslight Named
Best Beer Bar by
"Best Beer
Gaslight Brewery"
DB15 Cask Commissioner Brian
Lynch wecomes Fritz Maytag
founder of Anchor Brewing as an
honorary member of the DB15!
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.
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

Supply is very limited.  Only a VERY few left - order NOW!
(sorry, small and medium, XL,XXL  sizes sold out)

Club members can order in person at the next meeting.
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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.
Next DB15 Meeting:
Sunday, March 9 at the Gaslight 3 PM
South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ
New Members
From Bottles to Growlers - read this new
section of beer reviews by a certified taster  only on BeerNexus!  
Club shirts are in!!
Next Meeting - March 9, Sunday, 3 PM
The Amarcord brewery, is actually located in the Republic of San
Marino, the oldest republic in the world.   The brand takes its name
from famed Italian director Federico Fellini's Oscar winning film. Both
Garrett Oliver and Roger Protz have given rave reviews to Amarcord
beers. Taste these brews before they become available to the general
public- another exclusive from the Draughtboard 15!

Remember: Daylight Savings Time begins March 9,  the date of
our next meeting - put your clocks ahead one hour!
TAP Beer Festival Trip

Join us for a DB15 trip to the TAP New York beer festival.
April 27, 2008 at Hunter Mountain, NY.  A luxury bus will leave
the Gaslight on Sunday, 4/27, at 9:30 AM sharp.
Enjoy coffee and bagels before departure and then settle in
with a supply of tasty  brews on board for the ride to upstate NY.

Total cost is only $50 for yearly dues paying club members.
The non-member fee is $75.
Price includes admission to the festival!

There are only 42 trip packages available so make
your reservations now, in person, only at the Gaslight, or at our
March 9 club meeting.
Last year's trip sold out so act now.

Complete details about TAP go to

Next Meeting: Amarcord Beers

The DB15's March 9 meeting, 3 PM, at the Gaslight
will feature the  highly anticipated return of
Northeast Regional Sales Manage of Elite Brands USA.
Ken will be leading us in a tutored tasting of the pride of the
Italian craft beer movement - Amarcord.


Amarcord Special Lager is a classic lager noted for its unique aroma and its
unsurpassed hoppy flavour. It is characterized by a brillant golden color, a compact
head, and its fresh, thirst-quenching qualities. 5.2% Alc. Vol.

Amarcord Double Pale Ale is a unique, intensely flavoured, pale, top-fermented
beer. It is characterized by golden nuances, a compact head and a satisfyingly rich
finish. 6.0% Alc. Vol.

Amarcord Double Red Ale is a unique, intensely flavoured brown ale. It is
characterized by a rich bland of complex Spring malt with mellow Saaz hops.
6.5% Alc. Vol.

Amarcord Double Brown Ale is a designer beer created for real ale aficionados! It is
characterized by the amber-colour of traditional ale and by the distinctive flavour
obtained from the use of select premium malts. 10.0% Alc. Vol.   

Read of review of Ken's line of Michael Plank beers
Last year's trip to TAP