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Rusty Chain - Flying Bison Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
77
okay

123 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 123
Reviews: 21
rAvg: 3.37
pDev: 14.84%
Wants: 0
Gots: 12 | 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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Thads324

Connecticut

2.03/5  rDev -39.8%
look: 4 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

A: Pours a clear dark golden color. Very thick off white head, dissipates very slowly.
S: very faint toasted grains, absolutely nothing else...fail
T : Starts light, watery. A super sweet bread and corn syrup flavor. no hops at all. Pretty damn terrible really. Way way too sweet with nothing else there. Finishes skunky and smooth.
M : medium bodied despite the early wateryness. Carbonation is all right, carries the flavor nicely.

Way too sweet. No depth or character or anything in this beer. Fake sugar taste and no aroma. No thanks, never again

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2012 21:13:09 | More by Thads324
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BltByKrmn

New York

2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

04-09-2013 19:53:25 | More by BltByKrmn
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CreightonSM

New York

2.25/5  rDev -33.2%

05-24-2013 04:41:39 | More by CreightonSM
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randjuke

Iowa

2.4/5  rDev -28.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.5

Bottle pours medium copper with persistent foamy white head. Aroma fruity with adjunct tones. Taste OK, kind of weak malts and a bit metallic. Palate watery. Finish slightly prolonged mild hop bitterness. Alcohol not apparent.

Just not a lot going on with this beer. I can't even call it a good session beer since there isn't anything about it to make me want another, and it borders on unpleasant.

Serving type: bottle

05-03-2012 22:09:18 | More by randjuke
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Domingo

Colorado

2.43/5  rDev -27.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 2.5

Got this from a friend who didn't care for lagers and got it in a BOTM package. Funny enough, it doesn't appear to be a lager and is just a "Vienna Style Beer"
Pours a standard amber copper color with a decent head. Kind of fizzy, though.
Smells a little astringent? A little like a bad homebrew.
Ugh. Tastes just like a bad homebrew, too. A little rubbery with a bitter plastic note from the yeast. Not good, as this covers up anything the malts tried to offer.
Got about 5-6 sips into this and couldn't go any further.
It doesn't taste old, unfresh, etc. but instead reminds me of something with yeasts gone awry as I don't really get the"extract tang note some have. Not sure how to describe it except - "tastes like bad homebrew"
Nothing about the bottle seems off and it's not showing any signs of being mistreated. Maybe this just isn't good?

Serving type: bottle

04-10-2012 01:17:16 | More by Domingo
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JaredStone


2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

08-27-2012 01:42:20 | More by JaredStone
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beernads

Florida

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

06-03-2013 17:46:17 | More by beernads
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Porter

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

05-17-2013 22:11:34 | More by Porter
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mttdls

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

09-19-2012 18:34:54 | More by mttdls
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lmundane

New York

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

05-03-2012 00:58:24 | More by lmundane
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JG_McNaulty

Ontario (Canada)

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

06-21-2014 01:57:45 | More by JG_McNaulty
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ctrevino

Indiana

2.5/5  rDev -25.8%

02-25-2013 23:50:54 | More by ctrevino
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BuffaloTapHugger

New York

2.58/5  rDev -23.4%
look: 3 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Limited release from Flying Bison to help raise funds for local bicycle parking within the city. Available in local establishments late, 2008. Consumed at Mr. Goodbar.

A: Very light in color for an amber, some darkness in tint form, little head to be found. No lacing.

S: Malt, some light citrus notes

T: Very dismal flavor. Little carbonation and flat on the outtake. A typical amber beer that is massed produced is mainly absorbed in this one.

M: None. Refreshing is best the quality.

D: Worth the price of admission for a pint. Think local.

Serving type: on-tap

01-11-2009 01:31:23 | More by BuffaloTapHugger
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clark25

Pennsylvania

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

05-25-2013 18:36:38 | More by clark25
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

08-15-2012 03:05:09 | More by DonFrap
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gbgreg1

New York

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

05-01-2014 15:21:01 | More by gbgreg1
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rapayn01

Kentucky

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

09-05-2012 01:47:39 | More by rapayn01
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doctorb

Maryland

2.75/5  rDev -18.4%

10-05-2012 20:35:34 | More by doctorb
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DWolf

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -11%

06-25-2013 00:30:50 | More by DWolf
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Larrydoherty

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -11%

06-17-2013 21:24:44 | More by Larrydoherty
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timbobandit

New York

3/5  rDev -11%

02-16-2012 23:13:54 | More by timbobandit
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Karibourgeois

Texas

3/5  rDev -11%

03-08-2014 22:42:29 | More by Karibourgeois
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cfalovo97

Ontario (Canada)

3/5  rDev -11%

06-23-2013 23:58:10 | More by cfalovo97
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OriolesFan1008

Maryland

3/5  rDev -11%

06-25-2013 23:19:39 | More by OriolesFan1008
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bigbeerfan

Illinois

3/5  rDev -11%

06-19-2013 03:18:45 | More by bigbeerfan
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Rusty Chain from Flying Bison Brewing Company
77 out of 100 based on 123 ratings.