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Rusty Chain - Flying Bison Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
78
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125 Ratings
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Ratings: 125
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.38
pDev: 15.09%
Wants: 0
Gots: 14 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Bison Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: BuffaloTapHugger on 01-11-2009)
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Razor1955

New York

4.75/5  rDev +40.5%

07-24-2014 01:51:20 | More by Razor1955
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CaptJackHarkness

New York

4.73/5  rDev +39.9%

Fruity aroma, sweet malts and apricot. Pours bright copper amber body with nice slightly beige head. Head lasts a goodly time and lacing of glass is fine. Tastes well balanced, just the right bitterness in the finish with a very pleasant aftertaste. The lable states "smooth enough to enjoy as a session beer" and they are quite right!

P.S> The website states the ABV as 5%.

03-29-2012 00:13:32 | More by CaptJackHarkness
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buffalobeerfan

New York

4.5/5  rDev +33.1%

03-18-2012 23:24:03 | More by buffalobeerfan
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matt21


4.25/5  rDev +25.7%

07-02-2012 02:23:51 | More by matt21
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PhantasIPA

Delaware

4.13/5  rDev +22.2%

The appearance of this beer is a classic red amber color. My beer poured with no head or lacing at all...(glass not as clean as it should be?)

The smell is very nice. A well balanced, toasted malt scent that dominated the brew. It is followed by a mix of subtle spices and a hint of hops, but nothing bitter.

Taste is well balanced between the sweet, toasted malt, the spices and the hops which create a soft, easy to drink brew.

The mouthfeel is good up front but as the drink continues the carbonation takes over and is too heavy. Too much for me.

Overall the beer has a good smell and taste but still needs some refining in order to get the wild aspects in check or to run with them completely...still better than most. Above average brew.

05-03-2013 00:14:01 | More by PhantasIPA
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corylew

Oregon

4.03/5  rDev +19.2%

Had a sample of this during a "tour" of the brewery. Let me just say the taste of the beer was seriously improved after having a conversation with one of the smartest, most down to earth craft brewers I have ever met.

Pours clear golden brown, little white crown of head that settles slowly with time.

Smells malty and slightly toffee-roasted, mixed with the CO2, essentially covering all hop aroma

Mouthfeel is what really pulls for this one. It's the kind of beer that caused me (and the rest of us) to keep going back for more samples. Heavy enough to back some nice roasted malt flavor, light enough that it I feel almost refreshed drinking it.

Overall if you have access to this beer, grab it. You won't be disappointed.

10-18-2011 01:09:02 | More by corylew
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vtskidog

Vermont

4/5  rDev +18.3%

04-27-2013 22:44:42 | More by vtskidog
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spark3148857

California

4/5  rDev +18.3%

02-13-2012 11:32:03 | More by spark3148857
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Johnnyv310

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

05-29-2013 20:29:27 | More by Johnnyv310
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pathman

Ohio

4/5  rDev +18.3%

07-07-2013 01:33:25 | More by pathman
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johnso98

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

12-31-2012 04:04:56 | More by johnso98
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RWACKO

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

06-15-2012 11:01:14 | More by RWACKO
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electtodefer

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

03-04-2012 22:29:14 | More by electtodefer
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bluntedboywonder

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

11-23-2011 21:43:47 | More by bluntedboywonder
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icw70

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

06-17-2014 01:53:12 | More by icw70
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hollywood_15063

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +18.3%

10-29-2012 01:37:15 | More by hollywood_15063
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GoSabres87

New York

4/5  rDev +18.3%

12-17-2011 04:41:58 | More by GoSabres87
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riversider76

New York

3.9/5  rDev +15.4%

Pours amber orange with a fluffy head. Not much retention and just a bit of lacing. Aroma is of bready malts, and grain. Body is medium and carbonated. Taste is sweet and grainy upfront. Smooth, with a good balance of hops in the finish. Nice fall beer.

08-21-2011 00:53:14 | More by riversider76
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.78/5  rDev +11.8%

Poured from growler into pint glass

Appearance - A golden - orange color forming a white head upon pouring.

Smell - A warming toffee and malty aroma. Fits the image of the beer to a T.

Taste - Some maltiness first meet the thong. This gives away to a bit of unexpected hoppiness. At the end a nice sweetness ends off the experience.

Mouthfeel - A nice level of carbonation and body. Very drinkable and suitable for the style.

Overall - Quite a nice beer for sitting and continually sipping over and evening.

12-23-2011 01:08:46 | More by Darkmagus82
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zachturner39

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

09-08-2012 00:55:53 | More by zachturner39
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jpd026

New York

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

01-03-2014 03:57:08 | More by jpd026
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msondel

Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

09-22-2013 19:02:42 | More by msondel
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dkchandler

Georgia

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

09-30-2012 01:02:08 | More by dkchandler
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MightiestBeard

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

06-02-2013 18:38:12 | More by MightiestBeard
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rydev24

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +10.9%

04-17-2012 01:25:21 | More by rydev24
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Rusty Chain from Flying Bison Brewing Company
78 out of 100 based on 125 ratings.