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Aviator Red - Flying Bison Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
84
good

121 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 121
Reviews: 77
rAvg: 3.72
pDev: 12.1%
Wants: 2
Gots: 5 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Flying Bison Brewing Company visit their website
New York, United States

Style | ABV
Irish Red Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: shirfan on 03-24-2003)
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philmen

Ontario (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

08-19-2012 17:49:22 | More by philmen
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teslaguy


3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-23-2012 23:40:23 | More by teslaguy
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DonFrap

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

07-10-2012 03:20:24 | More by DonFrap
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hockeyfighter19

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -12.6%

07-03-2012 23:22:45 | More by hockeyfighter19
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ThePorterSorter

Missouri

3.3/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

The beer pours a rusty, dried blood red with a wispy tan head that fades quickly, but keeps a thin blanketing throughout drinking. The nose and taste are all malt and NO hops or spice. There is big upfront caramel and a slight bite from the alcohol. The aftertaste is slightly tangy and bitter, but it's way overpowered by the malt. I
t's still a pretty drinkable beer while waiting for food...Probably would pass on this beer in the future.

Serving type: on-tap

06-15-2012 21:45:54 | More by ThePorterSorter
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RWACKO

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

06-15-2012 11:02:04 | More by RWACKO
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kynap55

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +0.8%

05-15-2012 19:50:37 | More by kynap55
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Rlombardi75

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +7.5%

05-06-2012 01:37:21 | More by Rlombardi75
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match1112

Illinois

3.48/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

pours a beautiful ruby red color. an inch of thick creamy tan head slowly settles into a patchy sea foamy cap leaving minimal lacing. nose is very sweet and malty, some chocolate, dark fruit and hops. taste is also very sweet from the malts used. not overly hopped or bitter. unfortunatly there is a certain something in there that gives it an astringency that makes the after taste unfavorable. almost like i let an asprin dissolve on my tongue. mouthfeel seems a tad thin for the style. carbonation is good.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2012 13:36:44 | More by match1112
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Darkmagus82

Virginia

3.73/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from bottle into pint glass

Appearance – Pours a nice mahogany color with a white head. The head faded relatively fast to leave a persistent film on the top of the brew with some moderate lacing.

Smell – The smell was largely of roasty malt with some toffee and caramel sweetness.

Taste – The taste is very similar to what was detected in the nose. There was a roasty malt flavor up front. Some sweeter flavors of toffee and caramel develop in the middle of the taste. These sweeter flavors persist, but toward the end are again dominated by a more roasty flavor which lingers on the tongue well after the brew is gone from the mouth.

Mouthfeel – Creamier then the average beer of its strength with a lighter to moderate level of carbonation. The body feels nice on the tongue and allows the roasty tastes to really permeate the tongue.

Overall – Easy drinking and affordable. It is somewhat one-dimensional, but overall makes for a good session brew.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2012 00:29:24 | More by Darkmagus82
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deonreds

New York

3/5  rDev -19.4%

03-18-2012 05:44:02 | More by deonreds
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buffalobeerfan

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

03-13-2012 23:36:39 | More by buffalobeerfan
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spark3148857

California

4/5  rDev +7.5%

02-13-2012 11:31:41 | More by spark3148857
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jbrumberg

Massachusetts

3/5  rDev -19.4%

01-21-2012 22:17:49 | More by jbrumberg
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electtodefer

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

01-19-2012 18:45:43 | More by electtodefer
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jpd7374

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -19.4%

01-13-2012 01:01:58 | More by jpd7374
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BeerForBuffalo

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

12-22-2011 20:52:15 | More by BeerForBuffalo
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ehnesandrew

New York

3.5/5  rDev -5.9%

12-19-2011 03:49:19 | More by ehnesandrew
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Spiderbeerman

New York

2/5  rDev -46.2%

11-27-2011 20:17:40 | More by Spiderbeerman
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bluntedboywonder

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-23-2011 21:42:55 | More by bluntedboywonder
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Tucquan

Pennsylvania

3.45/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Had this on 2011-11-22 in Columbia, PA

A - Pretty clear mahogany with a 1-finger head that fades quickly and leaves little lacing.

S - Caramel, bread and minty spice.

T - Raisin and prune, medium-roasted astringent malt hinting at caramel and chocolate. Not much citrus flesh but there's a breath of mint and some zest bitterness as it dries.

M - Light-medium body and carbonation. Watery feel.

O - Not a bad. There's a fair amount of flavor for this 5.25% ABV brew but it's not a flavor profile that really grabs me.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 17:40:02 | More by Tucquan
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tclapper

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-18-2011 00:27:17 | More by tclapper
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mjtiernan

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-15-2011 04:53:47 | More by mjtiernan
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Adamostella

Washington

4/5  rDev +7.5%

11-14-2011 23:04:39 | More by Adamostella
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gabedivision

New York

4/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz to a snifter glass.

Pours a dark amber red with hints of brown and orange and big healthy 2 finger head. Sweet bready malts hit the nose with touches of chocolate, cherries, almost a fudge brownie kinda smell with a smokey touch on the finish. A not too overwhelming caramel and chocolate, big malts on the tongue mixed with touch of bittersweet spice from the hops, again a little bit of a smokey/roasted feel. Medium to full bodied in feel, yet very easy to drink. This is Flying Bison's best year round beer, its an excellent choice if your in the Buffalo area.

Serving type: bottle

05-04-2011 02:33:39 | More by gabedivision
Aviator Red from Flying Bison Brewing Company
84 out of 100 based on 121 ratings.