Metal and Beer

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Spooky Tooth Imperial Pumpkin Ale

October 15, 2021

Pumpkin beer gets a desperately needed makeover from Ohio’s Fat Head’s Brewery via Spooky Tooth Imperial Pumpkin Ale.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Paradoxe

October 8, 2021

Grab a bottle of La Sirêne’s wonderful summery Paradoxe sour before all the leaves have fallen from the trees.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Junkyard God

September 24, 2021

The third 3 Floyds x Pig Destroyer collaboration beer, the Mexican-style lager Junkyard God, is a dramatic departure from the high gravity.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Death By Coconut

September 17, 2021

Get ready for cooler temps with this 6.5% ABV Irish-style porter that produces a warming effect in your throat.

EXCLUSIVE: Pre-Order This Limited IMMOLATION “Metal & Beer Edition” Cassette Box Set RIGHT NOW!

September 17, 2021

Get this hyper-limited edition of only 100 Immolation cassette Metal & Beer fest cassette box sets in Smoky Gray “Metal”-Colored shells, and in Translucent Yellow “Beer”-Colored shells.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Kyoto Bakushu Matcha IPA

September 10, 2021

Kizakura has achieved a fine balance here with a beer that’s like a Japanese version of an Arnold Palmer, with a 50/50 split between matcha tea and IPA.

Turning 20: The Making of Converge’s “Jane Doe”

September 3, 2021

Celebrate the 20th anniversary of Converge‘s classic, Hall of Fame-inducted Jane Doe before the metallic hardcore legends perform it in its entirety at Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: LA on December 10.

No Corporate Beer Review: White

August 27, 2021

America’s only Trappist brewery, Spencer, has a new witbier with a long and storied history—albeit not a traditional Trappist brew.

COVID-19 Safety Protocol for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly

August 19, 2021

Entrance to the festival will require proof of vaccination or a negative COVID-19 test result within 72 hours of the event. Additionally, in accordance with current Philadelphia guidelines, masks will also be required.

Women of the Bevolution and the Fight Against Sexism in Craft Beer

August 17, 2021

Women of the Bevolution founder Ash Eliot discusses ways the craft beer industry can make REAL positive changes for women in the workplace and the culture.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Juxtapose

August 13, 2021

Finding balance with a Brett IPA is particularly difficult, but Four Winds Brewing’s Juxtapose hits all the right notes.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Gherkin

July 30, 2021

Lost Boy Cider’s Gherkin is like a screening of Deuce Bigalow: European Gigolo—you can find ways to enjoy this, but it means that you are totally dead inside.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: My Name is Fon

July 2, 2021

You’ll be saying the name of Asheville’s “other” craft brewery, DSSOLVR, when you try their hoppy ale My Name is Fon.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Leveler

June 25, 2021

The Elder Pine x August Burns Red collab Leveler is red ale conceived like a West Coast IPA, with bold pine-y notes from the hops and an appealing bitterness that clings a bit to your palette.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Loral Roberts

June 11, 2021

Tulsa brewery American Solera manages to make German Kŏlsch Loral Roberts shine despite being limited to strictly American ingredients.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Black Miso

June 4, 2021

Japas Cervejaria’s Black Miso is a high-octane Russian Imperial Stout that incorporates a totally different type of fermentation: red miso paste.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Puff Puff Fish (Venom Series)

May 28, 2021

Tripping Animals Brewing Co‘s Puff Puff Fish is light, airy and refreshing—a mid-range ABV sour that drinks like a session beer.