Friday, March 10, 2023

March 10th, 2023 - A Controlled Spill Of Slime And Punishment


Hello and happy Friday metal maniacs and craft brew freaks!  Your pal the Meista here with another kick-ass pairing for ya... "Slime And Punishment", the killer 6th album by thrash metal monsters Municipal Waste and a hoppy and tasty Controlled Spill Pale Ale from the fine folks at Fisher Brewing Company!  Hell yeah!

Album Info: 

  • Artist: Municipal Waste
  • Title: "Slime And Punishment"
  • Recorded: 2017 at Blaze of Torment Studios in Richmond, Virginia
  • Release date: June 23rd, 2017 (6th studio album by Municipal Waste)
  • Record company: Nuclear Blast
  • Production: Municipal Waste 
  • Album cover art: Andrei Bouzikov
  • Personnel: Tony Foresta (vocals), Land Phil (bass and backing vocals), Nick Poulos (lead guitars), Ryan Waste (guitars and backing vocals), and Dave Witte (drums)
  • Additional musicians: Vinnie Stigma (vocals on "Parole Violators")
  • Musical style: Thrash metal, crossover thrash
    Sound: Unapologetically inspired by late '80s thrash and crossover bands like Nuclear Assault, DRI, and S.O.D., Municipal Waste brings blends fast-paced, machine gun fire drums and guitars with humorous and aggressive vocals! 
  • Major themes: Blending humor with biting social commentary along with the undead, themes on the album include rebellion, heavy metal, partying, drinking, crime, death, anti-religion, destruction, violence, corruption, etc.
  • Tracks:  
  1. "Breathe Grease"
  2. "Enjoy The Night"
  3. "Dingy Situations"
  4. "Shrednecks"
  5. "Poison The Preacher"
  6. "Bourbon Discipline"
  7. "Parole Violators"
  8. "Slime And Punishment"
  9. "Amateur Sketch"
  10. "Excessive Celebration"
  11. "Low Tolerance"
  12. "Under The Waste Command"
  13. "Death Proof"
  14. "Think Fast"

Brew Info:

  • Brewery: Fisher Brewing Company (Salt Lake City, Utah)
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  • Brew: Controlled Spill Pale Ale
  • Style: West Coast American Pale Ale (APA)
  • Serving: 32 ounce crowler can
  • ABV: 5.0%
  • IBUs: 45
  • Ingredients: Citra and Amarillo hops 
  • Pour: The Controlled Spill Pale Ale pours a fairly clear, deep bronze-amber hue with a billowy and creamy, eggshell white, 2+ finger head with good sustain and lots of sudsy, sticky, and layered lacing.
  • Nose: The nose is characterized by dank, earthy, citrusy, floral and herbal hops, and more subtle sweeter malts.  There are aromas of grapefruit rind, tangerine, orange zest, wildflowers, barley, doughy bread, pine resin, and sweet caramel.
  • Taste: The taste of the Controlled Spill Pale Ale follows the nose with lots of citrusy, earthy, spicy, and herbal flavors along with more subtle sweet malts.  There are notes of grapefruit, tangerine, orange pith, black tea, light pine, crackery biscuit, and soft caramel.
  • Mouthfeel: Medium to full-bodied with moderate carbonation, the mouthfeel is crisp with a dry, peppery and bitter finish.

Overall pairing: The Fisher Controlled Spill Pale Ale is a perfect brew for kicking back on a lazy Friday with the wonderfully aggressive "Slime And Punishment" by the mighty Municipal Waste!  'Nuff said!

Cheers and hails!!

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