Metal and Beer

No Corporate Beer Reviews: DOOM

January 6, 2023

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

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.

Set Times Announced for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Denver 2022!

November 29, 2022

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Denver kicks off THIS WEEK, which means you’ve been asking for set times for approximately five months now. Here you go.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: 25th Anniversary Ale

November 18, 2022

New York craft beer legends Ommegang give us yet another celebrate with their 25th Anniversary Ale.

Dreadnought, Vermin Womb & Cronos Compulsion Announced for Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer PRE-FEST Denver on Dec 1

November 9, 2022

Tickets are on sale Friday, November 11 at 10am MT for Decibel‘s Metal & Beer Fest official PRE-FEST featuring Dreadnought, Vermin Womb and Cronos Compulsion at the Marquis in Denver on Dec 1.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: DDH DirtWolf

October 28, 2022

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Watch: CANNIBAL CORPSE Guitarist Erik Rutan Talks Classic Cannibal LPs, Performing with the Mountain Goats & New Hate Eternal Music Ahead of Metal & Beer Fest: Philly

May 24, 2022

Cannibal Corpse guitarist Erik Rutan gives his picks for what he thinks would be the best Cannibal albums to perform in full ahead of the band’s headline performance at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 11.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Top Tier Trifle

May 13, 2022

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

A collab between Great Notion Brewing, the SteepleJack Brewing Co. and the Pink Boots Society produces the idea black IPA, Pink Sabbath.

200 Stab Wounds, Witching, Blood Spore and Year of the Cobra Announced for Metal & Beer Fest Philly After Parties!

May 5, 2022

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly is a little over a month away and we’re planning to keep festivities raging deep into the each night with a pair of special Metal & Beer Fest Official After Parties!

Watch: WOLVES IN THE THRONE ROOM Drummer Aaron Weaver Talks Special Guests For Their ‘Two Hunters’ Set at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly

April 14, 2022

Wolves in the Throne Room drummer Aaron Weaver discusses the USBM stalwarts’ first-ever performance of their classic Two Hunters LP at Metal & Beer Fest: Philly on June 10.

No Corporate Beer Review: Luchador en Fuego

April 8, 2022

Luchador en Fuego, the excellent barrel-aged Mexican chocolate stout from Clown Shoes, brings the heat.