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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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BA SCORE
89
very good

23 Reviews
PLACE STATS
Place Score:
89
Reviews:
23
Ratings:
52
Avg:
3.96
pDev:
6.06%
 
 
Taps:
70
Bottles/Cans:
150
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

815 W 47th St
Austin, Texas, 78751-2359
United States

(512) 454-7468 | map
www.beerknurd.com

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Added by AChamberlain on 05-11-2008

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Reviews by JonathanL7890:
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3.63/5  rDev -8.3%
vibe: 3 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Most of this review was from Jan 14, 2008 -- They opened Jan 10. I've added a few comments though.
- Parking not bad -- it was a Monday, though.
- Comprehensive, well organized beer menu.
- Waitress was clueless about the beers ( but cute). Woe to the casual beermonger that needs help in making a decision on what to drink.
- They should post the % ABV on the menu. They had Avery Mephistopheles as a guest beer (16%!!) Somebody should know that before buying.
- My friends LOVED the UFO club. They were intent on drinking the 200 beers to get their saucer on the wall and the free T shirt.
- The bratwurst was disappointing. Poorly warmed bratwurst , kinda greasy. Covered up by lots of kraut and mustard. Roll was nice, though.
- Bratwurst and Abt 12 is not a good pairing.
- I guess they'll have outside seating when it warms up.
- I had a Brackenridge 471, Abt 12, Franziskaner Hefeweizen, and Racer 5. Only the Abt 12 had 1 finger of foam the others had absolutely no head.
- They really need to increase the CO2 pressure on their gas. All the beers are stadium pours -- absolutely no head. I've had some beers that were kind of flat also.

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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Austin, TX
89 out of 100 based on 23 ratings.