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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

Type: Bar, Eatery

130 Peabody Pl
Memphis, Tennessee, 38103-3718
United States

(901) 523-PINT | map

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Reviews by Osiris9588:
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4/5  rDev +0.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5

You've got to respect the concept of Flying Saucer--and they have over 80 beers on draught. They certaintly respect beer.

Their selection is pretty vast, though I think they could trim some of the macro fat, and they don't carry many of the major domestic craft beers from points east of Memphis. I "complained" on their beerknurd website about this and they explained the difficulty in distribution from some breweries. The beer-master (or whatever his title might be) stressed to me that Memphis is new to the craft brew game, and thus does not feature anything local.

They had a cool jazz trio playing, and any place with a cool menu such as theirs ranks high IMO. Their flights also lacked a little bit--Amstel Light was included as a susbstitute selection in my Around the World Flight.

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Photo of likelee2b
4.19/5  rDev +5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.5

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4.16/5  rDev +4.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

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3.81/5  rDev -4.5%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 3.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

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4.68/5  rDev +17.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

insane amount of draft beers, lively atmosphere and a young crowd

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Photo of jmdrpi
4.51/5  rDev +13%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Visited on a Friday night in February for a couple of beers

Vibe is beer hall - with a bar, tables, and real darts. We sat at the bar.

Draft beer list is expansive and a mix of local, national, import. Regular beers and a few limited releases. A smaller bottle list of special stuff. If you can't find a beer to order, you've got a problem. bartenders are nice and helpful.

Didn't have any food.

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Photo of hmvalp
3.69/5  rDev -7.5%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Best beer menu in town, food is mediocre, service is ok, can be loud

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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5/5  rDev +25.3%

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.5/5  rDev +12.8%

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of yemenmocha
3.64/5  rDev -8.8%
vibe: 3.5 | quality: 3.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.75 | food: 3

Enjoyed a few Belgians here and was pleased that I could find them in the area. I didn't have time to look up and evaluate some local options in a hurry so I went with this chain location because I knew that they would have something decent. Food was rather average. Service was a bit neglectful. Beer was good though, but a little pricey for some options but not others.

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4.75/5  rDev +19%

Photo of bditty187
3.78/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3 | selection: 4

Flying Saucer wasn’t on my list of stops in Memphis but I ended up parking right in front of it. And, hey, on Mondays its pint night all day, which means almost everything on-tap are $3 pints. So that’s cool!

We sat at the bar and our bartender was awesome. We told her we wanted a quick pint before moving on to Beale St. She asked if we needed help picking a beer and I said we just wanted something not sold in Nebraska. She offered some local beers but we had most. Ultimately we grabbed a pint each from Memphis Made, both beers were good, kind of malty per the style. But all was good. Great service. Good beer. Great price. We moved on…

We came back a few hours later for one last beer but didn’t sit at the bar. We sat in the open air area. The service was poor and the waitress was of little help. She knew nothing about beer and said they were out of everything we tried to order. None of the taps were cupped or pulled so I don’t know. She kind of killed my motivation to stay. We had one pint with her and left.

No food.

Overall, great location for somebody looking for good beer but I didn’t think finding local craft that hard… outside the area craft, yes, so this is your place.

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4/5  rDev +0.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +6.5%

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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Memphis, TN
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