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No Corporate Beer Reviews: Parabolita

January 18, 2023

As stouts go, Firestone Walker’s Parabolita is perfect. Aged in bourbon barrels with a mix of vanilla beans, cocoa nibs, and sea salt to create an enhanced stout experience.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Colossal Claude

April 4, 2022

Old-school American craft envelope-pushers, Rogue return with the more traditionally balanced double IPA Colossal Claude.

No Corporate Beer Review: Forest Bänger

March 25, 2022

Forest Bänger is another stellar offering from a brewery that excels in the art of dark beers.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Phantom Scream

March 11, 2022

So drink to forget / And drown all your sorrow / Bury your dreams / And choose catharsis!

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Nocturna

March 4, 2022

America’s finest Belgian brewery, Allagash, master the dark arts of imperial stouts with the bold Nocturna.

No Corporate Beer Reviews: Trooper IPA

February 25, 2022

Your body’s numb and your throat will be dry after sampling Robinsons Brewery‘s Trooper IPA.

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: 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.