The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
BA SCORE
4.09/5
53 Ratings
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
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Added by AChamberlain on 05-11-2008

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
24
Ratings:
53
pDev:
9.54%
 
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Reviews by JonathanL7890:
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3.63/5  rDev -11.2%
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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More User Reviews:
Photo of Jmilton
4.61/5  rDev +12.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

I used to work in Columbia, SC and our group often went to the Flying Saucer for diner on Wednesday, which is beer night. I now travel to Austin for business and thought I would try the Flying Saucer. Great beer selection and good service. Not quite the fun college crowd that frequents the Flying Saucer in Columbia, SC, but still fun. Highly recommend visiting for a beer.

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Photo of GreatStoutman
4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

Photo of OldBrewer
4.31/5  rDev +5.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.75

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3.73/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 3.75 | food: 4

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4.25/5  rDev +3.9%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.75

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3.83/5  rDev -6.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 3.75 | food: 3.75

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4.26/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

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3.98/5  rDev -2.7%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

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4/5  rDev -2.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +16.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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3.5/5  rDev -14.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -8.3%

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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Austin, TX
Place rating: 4.09 out of 5 with 53 ratings
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