Metal and Beer

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Mind Haze

September 18, 2020

It might sound like a band that would tour with Psychofunkapus, but Firestone Walker’s Mind Haze is heavy on hops and light on bass slaps.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Cold Brew Coffee Pumking

September 10, 2020

If pumpkin beers become a year-round thing, Southern Tier Brewing Company‘s Cold Brew Coffee Pumking is a great place to start.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Through the Brambles

August 21, 2020

Through the Brambles – the inaugural release from SweetWater’s the Woodlands Project—is a stunning blackberry sour aged in oak barrels for 12 years.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Dark Truth Stout

July 31, 2020

You can’t handle the truth. You want answers?! Reach for a bottle of Boulevard Brewing Co‘s Dark Truth Stout

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Belgian National Day Ale

July 21, 2020

You needn’t partake in SUNN0))) cosplay to celebrate Belgian National Day. Just grab a Belgian National Day Ale from Cooperstown’s always excellent Brewery Ommegang.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Jam Up the Mash

June 26, 2020

Canadians Collective Arts Brewing have a distinct visual aesthetic that is the perfect foil to their crisp sour Jam Up the Mash.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Chimay Dorée

June 5, 2020

You can get your day drinking on with the Dad Beer, uh, we mean, the Patersbier from Bières de Chimay.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Barrel-Aged Narwhal

May 29, 2020

Do not sleep on the Barrel-Aged Narwhal, which Sierra Nevada is offering in limited release in a four-pack of pounder cans—it is one of the legendary California brewery’s greatest beers ever.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Hilma

May 22, 2020

Hilma is an imperial IPA brewed with vanilla burger buns, french fries, and lactose. Or, in other words, all members of Aqua Teen Hunger Force represented in a pounder can.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Special Hoperations (2020)

May 15, 2020

What the world needs now is an extra supply of toilet paper, not another West Coast IPA. But we will make an exception for the Special Hoperations collab from Fat Head and 3 Floyds.

Rescheduled Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Dates Announced!

May 12, 2020

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly has been officially rescheduled for April 9-10, 2021 at Fillmore Philly! Tickets for the original 2020 festival dates will automatically be valid for the new dates.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Kindred

May 6, 2020

Upland Brewing Company and Paradox Beer Company collaborate on what might be the world’s most complex brown ale

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Black Horsemen

May 1, 2020

The birth of Black Horsemen would soon be realized. The second coming of the Euro dark lager in disguise.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Wild Tripelle

April 24, 2020

La Sirêne Brewing’s Wild Tripelle took a little while to make it across the Pacific Ocean. By the time this hit shelves last year, it was already aging.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Future You Hates You

April 6, 2020

Future You Hates You – a collaboration between Adroit Theory and Cushwa – is a 13.5% ABV Imperial Stout designed for slow-sipping and maximum impact

The Decibel DIY Guide to Metal & Beer Fest: Home Edition

March 31, 2020

Your official resource for home-delivery and curbside pickup options from the breweries, and the streaming options for the bands, labels and radio stations of the postponed Metal & Beer Fest: Philly.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Can-O-Bliss Double IPA

March 27, 2020

Oskar Blues might be on to something with this mid-coast IPA that marries the hoppy dankness of a West Coast IPA with the haziness and extreme drinkability of a New England IPA.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: El Chavo

March 17, 2020

Beers brewed with any sort of hot pepper can be a hard sell, but El Chavo is deceptively complex and surprisingly addictive.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Funky Prowler

March 6, 2020

If Metallica’s “The Thing That Should Not Be” described a beer, it would be Funky Prowler.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Synopsis Dark Cherry Sour

February 28, 2020

Synopsis Dark Sour Cherry is fantastic and fun to drink, with ample amounts of cherry flavor. It’s also somewhat hard to describe.