Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Addison

Mayor: legion242 (2) | Taps: 100+ | Bottles: 100+
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 10/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
Headbanger  (94) Aurora, Illinois | March 26, 2016
Typical flying saucer. Pissed me off when they had a special pint glass and most places include the glass in the price of the beer but not here. An extra cost just for the glass. BS in my opinion.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 13/20
fiveacestx  (171) Texas | December 26, 2013
Just another Flying Saucer. Not the best or worse one in my opinion. The atmosphere is ok and the beer selection is average. There are better places around town.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 15/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
richie747  (45) Sydney , Australia | December 16, 2013
Great beer selection, but donít expect an education on craft beers. Staff are always busy, does seem understaffed. However if you know beers, and know what you like/want , then youíre in for a treat. Be nice, and staff are nice back, and youíll find more tasters flow ;)
78
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
t0rin0  (1516) Do Not Resuscitate, California | September 25, 2013
Visited February 2012.

This was very busy this particular night, but I guess I canít compare it to anything. It happened to be trivia night so that may have had something to do with it. Parking was interesting given the large parking lot as most of the open spots were marked for the Mexican restaurant next door. Inside is the requisite large collection of plates/saucers on the ceiling belonging to people that have tried the most different beers on tap. Also, much like a lot of the beer nerd bars in TX they have a ton of different taps. I made sure to try some locals. They also had some left over glasses from the last election. This is a fun place to hang out and despite being further from where I was staying I enjoyed it about as much as Ginger Man.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
PRBeer  (518) Parsippany, New Jersey | March 21, 2013
Locally owned chain of craftbeer bars in the DFW area. Nice selection of bottles. Although the tap list is large...the quality and availability of great beers can be hit or miss. Given the money spent on this type of establishment I was suprised to find them not that clean. Whenever I visit they always seem a bit like a frat crowd just passed through and the staff hadnít time to clean up yet. Nonetheless, it is a great place to experiment with a variety of beers. Also, the food is good enough but not noteworthy.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 17/20
theisti  (737) Kansas | March 5, 2013| Updated September 8, 2014
Visited on a Monday night for beers around 8:30ish. It was pretty busy, which surprised me some. This is a big loud place, featuring a pretty typical Flying Saucer layout, with tables throughout and a big bar with a ton of tap handles. Despite being parked in the middle of a generic suburban parking lot, it had a nice pub feel. Specifically, the space makes good use of open air, real comfortable around the edges. I came here for Live Oak Hefe, and was not disappointed. It was on, fresh, and delicious. Also very much enjoyed a Deep Ellum IPA. Overall, a great spot to grab a beer in this part of town.

82 = ★★★Ĺ (Solid place, near the top of the list for locals and visitors)

I only use the total score, not the component parts.
76
  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
magsinva  (153) Virginia | September 3, 2012
visited a couple years ago. If I recall correctly, itís a typical Flying saucer, huge, tons of taps, industrial feel, bad service when theyíre busy, they tend to forget about you unless you are at the bar, because they seem to be under staffed.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 9/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
msante79  (342) Mount Prospect, Illinois | June 30, 2012
Your typical Flying Saucer. Nice selection and deals on Texas beers on the Sunday I stopped in. $3 pints of selected brews from what I remember. Nothing rare or surprising on tap, but a nice variety including some fresh local IPAs. Food at this place is pretty underwhelming overall, but I was there for the beer.
82
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
Jur  (37) , Netherlands | May 21, 2012
Great selection, but it has a commercial feel to it. Staff is business-like and a bit pushy. No love for the beer or customer. If you can get past that, great things are to be had.
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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 4/10
  • SELECTION 14/15
  • FOOD 5/10
  • VALUE 5/10
  • OVERALL 12/20
Caytinator  (113) Tucson, Arizona | February 6, 2012
Itís another Flying Saucer, what do you want? The waitresses know jack about beer and when itís crowded, you wait forever for beer. That being said, you might catch me here on a weeknight for trivia or something.

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