Metal and Beer

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Oro Negro

February 26, 2021

When it comes to balancing the scales of justice between “sweet” and “heat,” Jackie O’s nailed it with Oro Negro.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Blood Amulet

February 12, 2021

B. Nektar Meadery’s Blood Amulet is a hard cider and, somehow, not the name of an occult rock band.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Tefnut Blackout

February 3, 2021

Tefnut is an ongoing collaboration series between Richmond’s The Veil and Swedish nomad brewing operation Omnipollo that offers radical reinterpretations of fruited gose. This one gose to 11… almost.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Mothman

January 28, 2021

Do you like Cascadian black… beer? Then Greenbrier Valley Brewing Company’s Mothman black IPA is worth a contemplative forest stroll.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Hubert

January 22, 2021

Like the Devil, Melvin Brewing’s American Pale Ale appears in different forms. Hubert seems like an IPA at first, but it reveals itself to be a very hop-forward APA.

UPDATE: Metal & Beer Fest: Philly Has Been Rescheduled

January 22, 2021

Decibel Magazine Metal & Beer Fest: Philly has been officially rescheduled for September 25-26, 2021 at Fillmore Philly. Tickets for the original 2020 festival dates will automatically be valid for the new dates.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Coolship Red

January 15, 2021

Allagash Brewing Company’s Coolship Red lambic is a nectar made by mortals, fit for the gods.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Chocolate Cherry Yeti

January 4, 2021

No reason for division on Great Divide Brewing Company’s fantastic Yeti imperial stout style, but we wonder if Chocolate Cherry Yeti takes the cake on the variants.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Sweet Potato and Sage Saison

December 24, 2020

Let Ardent’s Sweet Potato and Sage Saison get you through your second, massive gluttonous holiday meal is less than a month.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Waffle Sauce – Maple Pecan Imperial Brown Ale

December 10, 2020

Brown ales are the original domestic lager alternative. Luckily, Rusty Rail give the style a welcome spin with the not-as-sweet-as-it-sounds Waffle Sauce.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Palate Jack

December 4, 2020

Solera’s Palate Jack is a hazy IPA that will win the over-hopped hearts of beer drinkers looking for a respite from bitterness.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Seven Doors

November 18, 2020

Denver’s premier metal brewery sticks to the truest of brews with the grisette style Seven Doors.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Péché Mortel

November 12, 2020

Hands down, Brasserie Dieu du Ciel’s Péché Mortel (“Mortal Sin”) is one of the best coffee stouts you will ever taste.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Tropic Punch Ale

October 30, 2020

Tropic Punch Ale is proof that there’s more to the world of mid-range ABV sours than just the salty Leipizig gose style, and it blows pretty much every other fruit beer out of the water.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout

October 23, 2020

Peanut butter flavored stouts and porters are becoming ubiquitous, but Lost Coast’s Peanut Butter Chocolate Milk Stout are there great tastes that that taste pretty fricken good together.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: El Cuatro

October 9, 2020

El Cuatro is sweet but not cloying, and sour but not bracing—sugar and spice and everything nice in one bottle.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Saison 13

October 2, 2020

The latest collab between Megadeth frontman Dave Mustaine and craft beer legends Unibroue is the pair’s weightiest saison yet.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Trappistes Rochefort 10

September 25, 2020

This quad is a gold medal winner at the World Beer Championships and currently sports perfect “100” scores on the Beer Advocate and RateBeer websites, so, yeah, it’s pretty good!

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.