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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
Ranking:
#41,534
Reviews:
30
Ratings:
195
pDev:
15.16%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
4
Gots:
52
Trade:
0
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 195 |  Reviews: 30
Photo of chucksim
3.85/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of nyrblue2
3.74/5  rDev +9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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