Rusty Chain | Flying Bison Brewing Company

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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:
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Added by BuffaloTapHugger on 01-11-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
188
Reviews:
28
Avg:
3.37
pDev:
15.73%
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
49
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 188 |  Reviews: 28
Photo of generallee
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DaveCash
3.79/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of AJmon13
3.47/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tucquan
3.01/5  rDev -10.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Had this on 2016-12-17 in Columbia, PA from a 12oz bottle.

A - Clear amber with a 1.25-finger white head and decent lace.

S - Very little aroma. Just a touch of malt sweetness.

T - Sourdough bread, light caramel, mineral, nuts. Somewhat acerbic bitterness in the finish.

M - Light-medium body and medium carbonation.

O - Had this side-by-side with a Yuengling (Amber) Lager and preferred the Yuengling. This has more bitterness but is harsher. Not a bad brew by any means; just not something I'd seek out regularly.

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Photo of KTCamm
3.94/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

9/25/16...pours mostly clear amber with white foam lid layer. Nose has cola and vanilla, mostly sweet. Taste is a light sweet caramel malt with a light bitter back. Firm carbonation bite with a light spice. Hints of cream soda.

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Photo of shortkut
3.25/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of nater919
4.23/5  rDev +25.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Keith27614
4.12/5  rDev +22.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of allentownpaguy
2.74/5  rDev -18.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Bedfordbeer
2.89/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of BillRoth
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of SkiBumbo
3.6/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Whiskey smell, nutty, great lager

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Photo of kwjd
3.75/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of fx20736
3.1/5  rDev -8%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Bought a single bottle from Wegmans.Served cold in a Duvel tulip

Look: orange amber, thin offwhite head, no lacing.

Smell: mild, lightly sweet and a hint of noble hops

Taste: thin caramel malt body, assertive hop finish

Feel: thin and spritzy

Overall: meh

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Photo of robebo44
3.5/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rock_Glenn
3.03/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4 | smell: 2.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Amber Ales have a hard time pleasing me, I often taste a little taste and wish there was more taste. This is pretty good, it has a little more body than a typical amber, a nice hops profile and most importantly looks great poured into a glass. If only it tasted as good as it looks. The smell is dull, but I prefer it to a Sam Adams.

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Photo of StrangerTides
3.23/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JRFresh
3.93/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of chucksim
3.85/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nyrblue2
3.74/5  rDev +11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of dfritz40
3.23/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattersmike90
3.43/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Almasi_
4.29/5  rDev +27.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mhuber
4/5  rDev +18.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Clear, caramel color. Starts with the bitterness of the hop which quickly gives way to a fruitiness.

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Photo of kruggiero
4.85/5  rDev +43.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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Rusty Chain from Flying Bison Brewing Company
3.37 out of 5 based on 188 ratings.
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