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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium

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BA SCORE
92
outstanding

57 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
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PLACE STATS
Score:
92
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
98
Avg:
4.15
pDev:
6.27%
 
 
Taps:
80
Bottles/Cans:
210
Cask:
N
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 57 | Ratings: 98
Reviews by tronester:
Photo of tronester
4.2/5  rDev +1.2%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 3.5 | food: 4.5

The Flying Saucer is a conveniently located beer bar in downtown Ft. Worth. I visited at the same time the Arts Festival was going on, so it was quite crowded the first Friday night I visited. I had Avery's Maharajah on gravity pour cask, it was in excellent shape, very fresh and tasty. Also tried the Live Oak Hefeweizen, which is the best Hefe I have had.

The next day I came back for lunch, at 11:30, and it wasnt nearly as crowded, so I was able to sit at the bar. The bartenders were knowledgeable about the beers, and I ended up going with a flight of 5 beers on tap. A very nice idea, as it lets you try many different beers.

The only negative thing was that the beer engine was not hooked up to anything. But I really shouldnt complain too much because they had Maharajah on gravity pour. They don't have as esoteric beer lists as some bars, but they have a very solid offering nonetheless.

If you are in Ft. Worth I highly recommend going to the Flying Saucer!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of jellibeen
4.66/5  rDev +12.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of DoubleJ
4.17/5  rDev +0.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Nicely spotted in downtown Fort Worth, Flying Saucer gave me the opportunity to get a buzz before I headed off to the Stockyard. There's a very large patio which stretches out onto the street, and also a large interior with a long bar. In some ways, it felt like a biergarten. Sticking to the theme is a long tap list with certain days for discounts and events ($3 Texas Pints, Meet the Brewer). A well varied taplist from the somewhat common to the more unusual kegs, with beers like Kulmbacher Eisbock, Founders Rubaeus, Moonlight Desire, Avery Persik, Ninkasi Gound Control, Erdinger Pikantus, Watermelon Dorado. While downtown Fort Worth doesn't have much going on, the Flying Saucer does.

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Photo of needMIbeer
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 SimcoeKid
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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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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5/5  rDev +20.5%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4/5  rDev -3.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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4.75/5  rDev +14.5%

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4.25/5  rDev +2.4%

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4.5/5  rDev +8.4%

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3/5  rDev -27.7%

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The Flying Saucer Draught Emporium in Fort Worth, TX
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