Metal and Beer

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.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Fudgie the Beer

February 21, 2020

You needn’t have been raised on Tom Carvel’s ice cream cakes to appreciate Fudgie the Beer, but it doesn’t hurt.

Napalm Death Dominate the Cover of Decibel’s Metal & Beer Fest Issue

February 20, 2020

We have a limited number of advance copies of the April issue of Decibel, featuring an exclusive Satan flexi disc, available now. Don’t blow it.

Who’s That Girl?: The Making of Converge’s “Jane Doe”

February 18, 2020

Read the making 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: Philly on April 4.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: La Socarrada

February 7, 2020

At least the imaginatively named brewery “Premium Beers from Spain” offers truth in advertising via their La Socarrada spiced beer.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Superposition

January 31, 2020

Freethought’s Superposition almost smells too good to drink, but we are nothing if not professional and powered through JUST FOR YOU.

Satan to Release New Song “Twelve Infernal Lords” Via the Decibel Flexi Series!

January 31, 2020

Get your deluxe Decibel subscription by Monday, Feb 3 to obtain this HIGHLY LIMITED flexi disc single featuring a brand new song from NWOBHM heroes Satan!

No Corporate Beer Reviews: IPA X

January 24, 2020

Ardent Craft Ales’ IPA X may be #2,729 to the uninitiated, but currently #1 in Decibel’s hearts and bellies.