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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

56 Reviews
The Flying Saucer Draught EmporiumThe Flying Saucer Draught Emporium
PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

111 E 3rd St
Fort Worth, Texas, 76102-4003
United States

(817) 336-7468 | map
www.beerknurd.com

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PLACE STATS
Place Score:
92
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
96
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
6.27%
 
 
Taps:
80
Bottles/Cans:
210
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 56 | Ratings: 96
Reviews by fragilehearted:
Photo of fragilehearted
4.1/5  rDev -1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3.5

I have been here many, many times. If I weren't so particular w/ favorite styles, I'd probably be working on a plate. (I probably should have gotten one anyway. Maybe I still will someday. We'll see.) So I'm not sure why I haven't reviewed this place yet. Let's go!

Great location - old building in downtown Fort Worth, Sundance Square. If the parking lot behind the place is full, there's a huge garage a few blocks away on Calhoun, & the area is very walkable. 2 stories. Downstairs bar area & living room area, upstairs bar area (recently remodeled), & outdoor areas both down & upstairs (for the smokers). A minus on the atmosphere though - usually the place is very busy on nights/weekends, so sometimes it's a bit too crowded for my liking. Usually I go on weeknights - weekends there's often a small cover for a band I really don't care about - I'm there for the beer.

Lots & lots of taps & bottles. (Go to the website if you want specifics.) They'll put the new stuff up on a chalkboard over the bar, which is helpful; however, sometimes they've been out of something I've asked for, which was a bummer. But overall very good selection, probably the best for Tarrant County bars.

They also have specials for the day of the week - Texas pint night, beer glass night...& my favorite, trivia on Tuesdays (which, if you're smart enough, can result in gift certificates to make your beer free).

Food - everything I've gotten has been good, but nothing outrageous - fairly standard bar food. They also have free popcorn, which rocks.

Service - it used to be hit or miss, but lately is mostly hit, since a lot of the servers know my group of friends now. It is understandable though - I've only had bad service when it's very busy, although it often is. For beer knowledge - some of the gals know about beer, & some of them don't know very much...but they are usually very nice, even if they aren't all beer nerds. For the guys - they all wear short plaid schoolgirl skirts. But I've had more good experiences than bad ones (otherwise I wouldn't keep coming back).

Value is pretty reasonable for the most part. Not cheap, but usually reasonable for what you are getting.

If you like beer, & you're in Fort Worth, you just have to go here - it simply is the best place for beer in the area.

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More User Reviews:
Photo of needMIbeerinMD
4/5  rDev -3.6%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4 | food: 4.5

A bit of a mixed bag of an experience but overall good. Though there were plenty of good options, 2 of the 4 beers I ordered while there were out but the beer menu and website had not been updated.Food was on point as expected. The service left something to be desired as our server didn't seem to have any sense of urgency and disappeared for roughly 15 minutes when we were ready for our check. I'll definitely visit agin though I'll likely choose to sit at the bar and call to confirm if specific beers are available as listed on the website.

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Photo of Bruce5
3.93/5  rDev -5.3%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 3

Photo of Mrsteveone
4.14/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.25 | food: 3.5

Photo of Thankin_Hank
4.6/5  rDev +10.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 3

Bar food. But no bad. I'm here for the beer and they never let me down.

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Photo of Bwagner1122
4.07/5  rDev -1.9%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25

Photo of jmikepool
4.86/5  rDev +17.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

The old location was better

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Photo of CWVegas
4.36/5  rDev +5.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.75

Photo of Kips
4.26/5  rDev +2.7%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.05/5  rDev -2.4%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4 | food: 3.5

Photo of evan35
4.43/5  rDev +6.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4

Best of the Saucer's that I have been to by a good margin.

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.92/5  rDev +18.6%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Fort Worth, TX
92 out of 100 based on 56 ratings.
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