NJ Craft
Brewers
return to
North Jersey
for the first  
Oktober
Festival
Enjoy
our award winning
feature writer

DAN HODGE's
Beer My Way
Don't miss the new
installment of
Adventures in
Beerland
by Vince Capano
Draft Board 15
can be contacted
by writing
webmaster@
beernexus.com
or
draughtboard15
@yahoo.com
Congratulations
Gaslight on winning
your 3rd consecutive
Best Beer Bar Award
from America on Line
Read the
SPECIAL
REPORTS

-new-
Embrace the Can

Beer in a Box

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
From Bottles to Growlers - read this new
section of beer reviews by a certified taster  only on BeerNexus!  
beernexus.com
welcomes comments,
articles, and
suggestions.  
See you at
the Gaslight!   
Cheers!
Vince
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 is toasted by Fritz Maytag,
founder of Anchor Brewing, in
celebration of Brian being named
"beer club treasurer of the year."
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.
Visit the
Pic Page
# 4

Next  DB15 Meeting: Sunday, Sept. 14 at the Gaslight 3 PM
September Meeting Votes Best Beers

It was an Oktoberfest beer tasting at last month's meeting.  
A lively crowd evaluated ten quality fest/autumn brews and a
few home brews, including one from
award winning brewer Chris Johnson.
When the votes were counted the top three brews were:
1.  Sam Adams Oktoberfest
2.  Gritty's Halloween Ale
3.  Saranac Octoberfest

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
Oct. 19, 2008 - Special Event

Next Meeting
SPECIAL EVENT

It's Munich in Newark! The Garden State Craft Brewers'
Guild will hold their first ever Oktober Festival on Oct. 19
at Newark Bears Riverfront Stadium, 1-5 PM.
Enjoy unlimited tastings of Oktoberfest brews, cask ales,
and some special surprises at this first time ever event.  
Click
 HERE for all the details.

Because of this special event there will be no regular October meeting.
Support New Jersey beer - don't miss the festival!

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Festival Discount for DB 15 Members

The Gaslight has secured a very limited number of advance
sale tickets to the Oktober Festival.  They will be sold on a
first come, first serve basis.  DB15 members who are fully
paid for the year are eligible to purchase a
$45 ticket (door price) for only
$25!
The difference will come from the club treasury.

Tickets must be purchased in person at the Gaslight.  
One ticket per paid member.  Once the supply is sold out
no further discount tickets will be available.
The Gaslight
Newark Bears Stadium, site of the Oktober Festival - click to enlarge