No Corporate Beer Reviews: Thiccolas Cage
May 19, 2023 Nick Green
Nepenthe’s Thiccolas Cage will make your eyes go wide and your hair stand on its head like Nic Cage in, well, every goddamn Nic Cage flick.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Bow Echo Hazy IPA
April 28, 2023 Nick Green
Wiseacre Brewing Company’s Bow Echo Hazy IPA is bright, like a warm hug, and can turn your day around instantly.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Secret Machine – Baked Alaska
April 7, 2023 Nick Green
Secret Machine beers are largely for fans of extremely fruit-forward kettle sours. Baked Alaska, aged on pistachio, chocolate, raspberry and vanilla, fits right in.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Framinghammer
March 24, 2023 Nick Green
If Jack’s Abby says this is a lager, we’re down with that, because Framinghammer has a sweeter swing than Jim Rice.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Long Jawns
February 17, 2023 Nick Green
Metal & Beer Fest stalwarts Yards go dark via a sessionable winter lager with any extremely Philly name.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Applocalypse
February 10, 2023 Nick Green
Even though the gose is really a summer style, The Brewing Projekt’s Applocalypse works beautifully year round.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Parabolita
January 18, 2023 Nick Green
As stouts go, Firestone Walker’s Parabolita is perfect. Aged in bourbon barrels with a mix of vanilla beans, cocoa nibs, and sea salt to create an enhanced stout experience.
Dinosaur Jr. – You’re Living All Over Me
January 13, 2023 Nick Green
Dinosaur Jr.‘s freaky, noisy 1987 sophomore slugger You’re Living All Over Me gets its Hall of Fame induction.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: DOOM
January 6, 2023 Nick Green
As an ESB, Adroit Theory pretty much nailed it with DOOM, another standout of the Virginia brewery’s growing heavy metal genre tribute series.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Babylone
December 9, 2022 Nick Green
The idea behind the Brussels Beer Project’s “bread IPA” is up-cycling: At least 20% of the grain base of Babylone is from loaves of unsold bread, which have been dried out and pulverized into crumbs.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: 25th Anniversary Ale
November 18, 2022 Nick Green
New York craft beer legends Ommegang give us yet another celebrate with their 25th Anniversary Ale.
Scorn – Evanescence
November 15, 2022 Nick Green
Scorn‘s shadowy electronic landmark, Evanescence is granted a Decibel Hall of Fame induction.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Solstice
November 4, 2022 Nick Green
Bock, Bock til you drop with OEC Brewing’s Solstice.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: DDH DirtWolf
October 28, 2022 Nick Green
Victory’s DDH DirtWolf is double the pleasure, double the fun, and definitely double the trouble for anyone wedded to a lower gravity experience.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Good Gourd
October 21, 2022 Nick Green
We don’t generally advocate pumpkin beer at NCB, but get ready to meet your fave: Cigar City’s Good Gourd.
No Corporate Beer: High Speed Steel
October 7, 2022 Nick Green
3 Floyds’ High Speed Steel collab with Decibel faves Municipal Waste will electrify what’s left of your brain
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Origin of Darkness Imperial Stout
September 16, 2022 Nick Green
This version of Origin of Darkness presents a rare opportunity to get a beer from Garage Project in North America. Stout hounds, look no further!
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Tynt Meadow
September 2, 2022 Nick Green
Tynt Meadow is absolutely unique for a Trappist beer, but it’s so much more than a novelty.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Sparklepuff, Galaxy Starfighter Defender of the Universe
August 10, 2022 Nick Green
Sparklepuff, Galaxy Starfighter Defender of the Universe is Flying Monkeys’ Triple IPA that will send you into orbit.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Full of Hell
June 24, 2022 Nick Green
Get full of beer via the wonderfully crushable Wake x Full of Hell collaboration Italian Pils.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Ce N’est Pas La Fin du Monde
June 3, 2022 Nick Green
Ce N’est Pas La Fin du Monde presents a crafty spin on a beloved brew, with some subtle enhancements that transform the Belgian tripel base into more of a West Coast style IPA.
Dazzling Killmen – Face of Collapse
May 24, 2022 Nick Green
American math/noise rock heroes Dazzling Killmen join the Decibel Hall of Fame via their swan song, Face of Collapse.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Top Tier Trifle
May 13, 2022 Nick Green
Top Tier Trifle—courtesy of the best sour purveyors south of the Mason-Dixon Line (Southern Grist) and one of America’s top meaderies (Garagiste Meadery)—certainly lives up to its name.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Pink Sabbath
May 6, 2022 Nick Green
A collab between Great Notion Brewing, the SteepleJack Brewing Co. and the Pink Boots Society produces the idea black IPA, Pink Sabbath.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Barrel Aged Behemoth
April 22, 2022 Nick Green
Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest OGs 3 Floyds deliver a barleywine with an ABV worthy of its Barrel Aged Behemoth name.
No Corporate Beer Review: Luchador en Fuego
April 8, 2022 Nick Green
Luchador en Fuego, the excellent barrel-aged Mexican chocolate stout from Clown Shoes, brings the heat.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Colossal Claude
April 4, 2022 Nick Green
Old-school American craft envelope-pushers, Rogue return with the more traditionally balanced double IPA Colossal Claude.
No Corporate Beer Review: Forest Bänger
March 25, 2022 Nick Green
Forest Bänger is another stellar offering from a brewery that excels in the art of dark beers.
No Corporate Beer Review: Motörhead Röad Crew
March 18, 2022 Nick Green
(We Are) Reviewing The Motörhead Röad Crew.
No Corporate Beer Reviews: Phantom Scream
March 11, 2022 Nick Green
So drink to forget / And drown all your sorrow / Bury your dreams / And choose catharsis!