BeerMetalShow 1 | Craft Beer Reviews + Extreme Metal

In late October 2017, a new idea came to mind. This idea was to put my reviews up in a podcast. I purchased some inexpensive equipment to start off with, since I am a cheap mother fucker, and I am good at making cheap shit work like luxurious shit!

It was definitely a lot easier to talk about a beer over a microphone rather than typing out what I was trying to say in paragraph form for the blog. I will still put up a written review here and there for those that are not reviewed on the podcast, but majority of my beer reviews will now be talked about. I hope you still follow my Craft Beer & Metal journey, and click the link to the podcast. Please share it, comment, like it, all that good shit.

**NOTE: Since the editing was already completed, I just left it as is, but the name of the show changed from BeerMetalDude’s Craft Beer Reviews to The Beer Metal Show.

Host: Aaron “BeerMetalDude” Mendiola
Intro/Background Music by: Putrilage (my old band), Monstrosity (Metal Connection Intro), and Sound Clips from
Recorded at: BeerMetalDude’s Domain (my house)


Brewery: Tallgrass Brewing Company
Beer: Strawberry Shortcake
Style: American Pale Wheat Ale
ABV: 6.0%
Character: Wheat Ale brewed with strawberry purée
Ratings: BeerAdvocate: 3.36/5 | Untappd: 3.15/5
Metal Connection: Decimation – Chains from the Abyss
BeerMetalDude Rating: 4.25/5

Brewery: Infamous Brewing Company
Beer: Oktoberfest
Style: Oktoberfest/Märzen
ABV: 6.0%
Character: Traditional Märzen style beer
Ratings: BeerAdvocate: n/a | Untappd: 3.54/5
Metal Connection: Gorefest – Infamous Existence
BeerMetalDude Rating: 4/5

Brewery: Spindletap Brewing Company
Beer: Boomtown Blonde
Style: American Blonde Ale
ABV: 5.5%
Character: A blond ale made using German hops
Ratings: BeerAdvocate: 3.08/5 | Untappd: 3.55/5
Metal Connection: Krokus – Long Stick Goes Boom
BeerMetalDude Rating: 4.25/5

Brewery: Brash Brewing Company
Beer: Cortado
Style: American Double/Imperial Stout
ABV: 10.0%
Character: Made with the Guatemala Flor Del Café coffee beans roasted by Fusion Beans
Ratings: BeerAdvocate: 4.32/5 | Untappd: 4.21/5
Metal Connection: Macabre – How ‘Bout Some Coffee
BeerMetalDude Rating: 5/5

Brewery: Renegade Brewing Company
Beer: Hiatus
Style: American Brown Ale
ABV: 6.5%
Character: Brewed with local Denver coffee roaster, Novo Coffee, and their expertise in cold-brewed coffee
Ratings: BeerAdvocate: 3.77/5 | Untappd: 3.68/5
Metal Connection: Trauma – Renegade
BeerMetalDude Rating: 4.25/5


Author: BeerMetalDude

Owner of Beer Metal Media. Creator/Host of The Beer Metal Show Podcast & It Came from the Cellar Podcast

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