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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.
DB15 Cask Commissioner Brian
Lynch joins with Fritz Maytag,
founder of Anchor Brewing, to
tape a segment of Maytag's local
cable TV beer show.
Gaslight Update
Now pouring an outstanding array of brews including a
great Wee Heavy, the smooth Stout, the prize winning
Pirate Pale Ale,and coming soon - Oktoberfest!
*Every Thursday a fresh cask ale is available
on the hand pump.
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.
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Next  DB15 Meeting: Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Gaslight 3 PM
Gaslight Named Best Beer Bar!

America-On-Line has named the Gaslight as the Best Beer Bar
in New Jersey for the third consecutive year.  The online poll
attracted thousands of voters making this a true
peoples choice award.  Congratulations to head brewer DJ
Soboti and the entire Soboti family on their achievement.

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.
South Orange Ave.
South Orange, NJ
973-762-7077
New Members
Wanted
Club shirts sold
out- orders now
taken for next
shipment!
at the GASLIGHT- MEETINGS, NEWS, INFORMATION
Next  DB 15 Meeting - Sept. 14, at the Gaslight, 3 PM

Next Meeting Sept. 14

You don't have to travel to Munich to enjoy great Oktoberfest
brew - just come to the next club meeting at the Gaslight, 3 PM,
on Sunday, September 14.  While the real Oktoberfest lasts for
16 days our will run for only one, so don't miss it!

Oktoberfestbiers have been served at the event in Munich since
1818 and are supplied by 6 breweries- Spaten, Löwenbräu,
Augustiner, Hofbräu, Paulaner and Hacker-Pschorr.  Traditionally
they were all lagers called Märzen - brewed in March and
allowed to ferment slowly during the summer months.  Originally
these would have been dark lagers, but from 1872 a strong
March brewed version of an amber-red Vienna lager made by
became the favorite Oktoberfestbier. Since the 1970s the type of
beer served at the festival has been a pale lager about 6% abv

The original "Oktoberfest" occurred in Munich, on October 12,
1810 for the commemoration of a marriage between Crown
Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese of Saxe-Hildburghausen.

This year's' Oktoberfest takes place from September 20 until
October 5 so you have time to make the meeting and still go to
the main event!  

Don't miss the chance to taste some great traditional and surprise
Oktoberfest beers at our next meeting.

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.Baseball Trip Hits Home Run

The Gaslight/ DB15 August 4th field trip to Bears Riverfront
Stadium was an outstanding success as nearly 20 club members
enjoyed great baseball, beer and food on a beautiful Saturday
afternoon. Each club member received a record setting discount
of 50% off the trip package thanks to our Treasure, Brain Lynch.

Take advantage of all our special event discounts and sign up for
the fullpayment membership plan at our next meeting!