Metal and Beer

No Corporate Beer Reviews: CHONK Peach Melba

February 18, 2022

Drekker’s CHONK Peach Melba is a flavor bomb, with hints of vanilla, marshmallow and coconut, and tons and tons of peach and raspberry flavor.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Blueberry Dreamboat

February 4, 2022

Blueberry Dreamboat bills itself as a “hoppy milkshake session mead,” which is three adjectives you don’t normally see applied to mead, but all of them are truly spot on.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Double Homestyle

January 21, 2022

Double Homestyle presents maximum hop flavor without any bitterness, similar to the effect achieved when using lupulin powder, but with zero bitterness

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Geisterzug

January 14, 2022

Despite its 600-year-old recipe, Freigeist Bierkultur’s Geisterzug tastes anything like a traditional gose.

Limited Edition Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles 2021 Merch Now IN STOCK!

January 14, 2022

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles 2021 festival shirts, pint glasses, screen-printed posters and woven patches now available at reduced prices.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: By Udder Means

January 7, 2022

Some of the best stouts out there are now aged in wine barrels, including To Øl’s tasty By Udder Means.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Christmas Morning

December 22, 2021

Santa’s not looking for cookies, so sweeten up his holiday with Hardywood’s killer Christmas Morning stout.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Birthday Zombie Annihilation

December 20, 2021

Metal & Beer Fest alumni KCBC (Kings County Brewers Collective) celebrate their fifth anniversary with a sour that just might get you, um, annihilated

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Tiny

December 10, 2021

Weyerbacher’s powerful Belgian-styled imperial stout Tiny is anything but small in stature.

Metal & Beer Fest: Los Angeles Starts TOMORROW! Tickets As Low As $25!

December 9, 2021

“Just Metal” tickets are now only $25 (single-day) and $49.50 for two-day passes. And “Metal & Beer” tickets are now only on $75 (single-day) and $150 for two-day passes.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Stjørdal

November 26, 2021

Stjørdal, a smoked farmhouse ale that encapsulates everything that the much revered HammerHeart Brewing is all about.

Metal & Beer Fest: L.A. Tickets Just $25 Now Through Cyber Monday!

November 26, 2021

Starting now through Monday night you can purchase “Just Metal” ticket options for just $25 (single-day ticket) or $49.50 (full weekend ticket) when you use the promo code DECIBEL at checkout!

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Stone 25th Anniversary Triple IPA

November 12, 2021

West Coast craft beer legends Stone continue their quarter-century celebration with an appropriately dank and bitter TIPA.

FLASH SALE! Discounted “Metal & Beer” Tickets for Decibel’s L.A. Fest This Weekend Only!

November 12, 2021

Starting now through Sunday night you can purchase “Metal & Beer” ticket options for just $75 (single-day ticket) or $150 (full weekend ticket) when you use the promo code BEERME at checkout!

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Mister Potato Dead

October 29, 2021

Abomination Brewing Company’s new Mr. Potato Dead artfully combines suds ‘n’ spuds for an all-year ’round Halloween celebration.

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.