Rusty Chain | Flying Bison Brewing Company

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BA SCORE
31.6%
Liked This Beer
3.43 w/ 193 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:
#40,661
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
193
Liked:
61
Avg:
3.43/5
pDev:
15.16%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
51
Trade:
0
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 193 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of dfritz40
3.23/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of wattersmike90
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

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 mhuber
4/5  rDev +16.6%
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 +41.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ryan1610
2.81/5  rDev -18.1%
look: 2.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3

Photo of Nyrangersgrrl
3.35/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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 speedvagen
3.87/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TheMirrorOwl
2.27/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

Poured from a 12oz. bottle into a pils glass.

Appearance: Pours dark copper brassy color, airy off-white head that dissipates quickly. Moderate carbonation drifts lazily upward.

Smell: Toasty caramel, raisin, sweet buttery bread. Smells sweet but pleasant.

Taste: Uh oh. Bland with off-flavors. Was my bottle five years old? Faint yeasty sourness up front, vaguely floral, the sourness just washes over the whole flavor profile. Unfortunately this tastes pretty bad.

Mouthfeel: Fairly thin and watery. Gentle scrub from the carbonation. Faint warming from alcohol.

Overall: Yikes man, this one's a stinker. Avoid.

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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 Mule420
3.53/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mlockman
3.04/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of j0hnc2468
3.43/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of koneill1976
3.25/5  rDev -5.2%
look: 2.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Sabre311
2.9/5  rDev -15.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Donkster46
3.44/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of IPAchris
3.03/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Iamjeff6
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of tlema1
3.5/5  rDev +2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Kishvier
3.92/5  rDev +14.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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 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 Mr_Rocca
3.47/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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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Rusty Chain from Flying Bison Brewing Company
Beer rating: 31.6% out of 100 with 193 ratings
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