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DAN HODGE's
Beer My Way
Don't miss the new
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Adventures in
Beerland
by Vince Capano
Draft Board 15
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SPECIAL
REPORTS
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

PICTURE REPORT:   
THE PABST BOTTLE
COMES DOWN
TAP Beer Festival Trip - SOLD OUT
The DB15 trip to the TAP New York beer festival,
April 27, 2008 at Hunter Mountain, NY has sold out over a
month in advance.  There may be late cancellations so call or
visit the Gaslight asap and sign up for the waiting list.   

Complete details about TAP go to
www.tap-ny.com
beernexus.com
welcomes comments,
articles, and
suggestions.  
See you at
the Gaslight!   
Cheers!
Vince

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.

Ask our club treasurer Brian Lynch, or any Cask Commissioner for
the full details at the next meeting.
Gaslight Named
Best Beer Bar by
AOL
"Best Beer
Gaslight Brewery"
http://cityguide.aol.co
m/northjersey/bestbeer
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
HERE.

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.
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.
Visit the
Pic Page
# 4
Next DB15 Meeting:
Sunday, April 13 at the Gaslight 3 PM
South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ
973-762-7077
New Members
Wanted
From Bottles to Growlers - read this new
section of beer reviews by a certified taster  only on BeerNexus!  
Club shirts are in!!
at the GASLIGHT- MEETINGS, NEWS, INFORMATION
Next Meeting - April 13, Sunday, 3 PM

April 13 meeting will feature
OPA-OPA Beers from Southhampton, Ma

Although Opa-Opa beers are not available in New Jersey an exclusive tasting
has been arranged by club member and beer writer
Dan Hodge.  

Possible beers to be tasted include:
Kix Brew -A light bodied ale, with low bitterness and a smooth finish.  
Honesty 47 Pale Ale- copper colored American styled ale with a snappy hop finish
Buckwheat IPA -  For those who appreciate the pure pleasure of the Hop
Red Rock Amber - German vienna malt and English crystal malts create this malty brew
Opa Opa Brown Ale- A full bodied brown ale with a sweet side

This event is funded by the DB15.

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Amarcord Beers Score

The DB15's March meeting, featured the  gala return of
KEN KERDOCK, the Northeast Regional Sales Manage of Elite Brands USA.
Ken led us in a tutored tasting of the pride of the Italian craft beer movement,
Amarcord.  Once again Ken dazzled with his outstanding presentation.
Read  tasting notes by clicking
HERE
Pictures from the meeting - Click to Enlarge - thanks to Jeff Levine
Home Brew Showdown
May 18 meeting -Steam Beer

All home brewers welcome to enter.

See Dan at Gaslight/U-Brew for the required ingredients.
Act quickly before supplies run out.