Rusty Chain | Flying Bison Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
3.43/5
195 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Flying Bison Brewing Company
New York, United States
flyingbisonbrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by BuffaloTapHugger on 01-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#41,083
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
195
pDev:
15.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
52
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 195 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of Hey_schmidty
5/5  rDev +45.8%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My new favorite go to beer.

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Photo of kruggiero
4.85/5  rDev +41.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Razor1955
4.75/5  rDev +38.5%

Photo of CaptJackHarkness
4.7/5  rDev +37%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Fruity aroma, sweet malts and apricot. Pours bright copper amber body with nice slightly beige head. Head lasts a goodly time and lacing of glass is fine. Tastes well balanced, just the right bitterness in the finish with a very pleasant aftertaste. The lable states "smooth enough to enjoy as a session beer" and they are quite right!

P.S> The website states the ABV as 5%.

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Photo of bfortun
4.54/5  rDev +32.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of buffalobeerfan
4.5/5  rDev +31.2%

Photo of Pallyo
4.48/5  rDev +30.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Tastes great at a ball game or after a round of golf.

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Photo of Almasi_
4.29/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of TraceOfBass
4.29/5  rDev +25.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Got this on tap at One Eye Jack's in Lockport. Good, mild flavor. Very drinkable, not too heavy. Definitely would get again.

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Photo of matt21
4.25/5  rDev +23.9%

Photo of nater919
4.23/5  rDev +23.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Pylon_Johnson
4.2/5  rDev +22.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Bold, but easy drinking. Body is a nice amber color with a medium head. Bitey, yet smooth and drinkable, and doesn't get too heavy if you drink more than one or two like many similar beers.

Not overly hoppy, full flavored, hints of caramel, above average bitterness but not too bitter. Mass market beer most similar to in my opinion is New Castle brown ale. Label says Vienna style lager, but tastes more like an English brown ale to me.

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Photo of Trichter2408
4.16/5  rDev +21.3%

Photo of Bear1964
4.13/5  rDev +20.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of Keith27614
4.12/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of PhantasIPA
4.12/5  rDev +20.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

The appearance of this beer is a classic red amber color. My beer poured with no head or lacing at all...(glass not as clean as it should be?)

The smell is very nice. A well balanced, toasted malt scent that dominated the brew. It is followed by a mix of subtle spices and a hint of hops, but nothing bitter.

Taste is well balanced between the sweet, toasted malt, the spices and the hops which create a soft, easy to drink brew.

The mouthfeel is good up front but as the drink continues the carbonation takes over and is too heavy. Too much for me.

Overall the beer has a good smell and taste but still needs some refining in order to get the wild aspects in check or to run with them completely...still better than most. Above average brew.

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Photo of E-Mission
4.01/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

Great local brew I recommend trying it if your in the buffalo area.

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Photo of vtskidog
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of spark3148857
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of Johnnyv310
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of pathman
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of johnso98
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of RWACKO
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of electtodefer
4/5  rDev +16.6%

Photo of bluntedboywonder
4/5  rDev +16.6%

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Rusty Chain from Flying Bison Brewing Company
Beer rating: 3.43 out of 5 with 195 ratings
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