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A beer done by FBBC in collaboration with Green Options Buffalo, Buffalo Rising, and Buffalo Microparks to raise resources for bicycle parking throughout Buffalo. Rusty Chain will quickly become the beer of choice for cyclists and beer aficionados alike. http://www.rustychainbeer.com/

UDBeernut's rating

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
UDBeernut (2566) - Between JAX and SGJ, Florida, USA - AUG 18, 2012
Had on tap at a local chain. Amber pour with off white with food retention. Nose is bland with a hint of flower hop. Taste was just as bland with a watery body. Boy, this was disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jsquire (4097) - St. Marys, Ohio, USA - DEC 2, 2015
Amber color with a thin off white head. Big malty nose. Flavors of dark brown sugar, malt syrup, and some dark toast. Like most ambers, its a pretty generic beer. Nothing wrong, but nothing interesting.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
bigda83 (777) - Jamestown, New York, USA - AUG 13, 2015
Draft at UM at Canal Side. Iíve had this before, but never rated it. Wasnít much craft selection there so I had to go with this. Pours a dark clear amber with small bubbly tan head. Aroma isnít much. Some caramel, brown sugar, bread. Flavor was the same as the nose. Lager yeast notes. Body was light and thin texture. Average carbonation. Not very good at all.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
GreatDane1632 (1165) - North Dakota, USA - JUL 3, 2015
Rated based on notes taken 9 Jun 2012 -- A standard Amber, nothing of special note.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
scarletfire65 (1307) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAR 14, 2015
Bottle at home. Aroma is caramel malts with a bit of turpentine. Pretty basic flavor profile... malt heavy, dry crisp finish, zero complexity. Passable at best but one is plenty, thank you.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Caytinator (1005) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - JAN 27, 2015
Light lacing, toasty amber beer, worth a try, but I doubt youíll find anything you havenít tasted before.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Frank (3901) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - DEC 23, 2014
This is a decent amber colored brew. It is a bit caramelly for the style maybe but is still pretty tasty and dry with solid bitterness in the finish. It has a nice noble hop character and a good bit of bready malt a well. I wasnít sure what to expect from a lager from this brewery but this is really pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
williamherbert (1474) - Syracuse, New York, USA - DEC 17, 2014
Deep red-orange. Just a finger of head. Classic Vienna appearance. Slow, tiny bubbles. Aroma is very sugary, with a very heavy toffee/molasses undercurrent. Touch of black licorice. There some dates that are very mild. Taste is sugary, heavy caramel. Itís just malts, no hops can be detected. The feel is thick and a little chunky, like a shag carpet. Itís a very sweet American ale. not a hop to be found. It would be tempting to compare it to macrocrap like Yuengling (itís closest cousin) but the flavors are good and complex enough to separate it.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jb (2831) - Rochester, New York, USA - NOV 29, 2014
On tap in buffalo. Nice looking amber. A bit bland. Malt dominated. Okay. Not sure Iíd get this again.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Tessic (1027) - Brantford, Ontario, CANADA - NOV 24, 2014
This one poured a deep amber colour with a smooth, creamy off white head. Scents include a little ripe fruit, old attic and sweet malt. First swig was a little watery with flavours of must and nuts with a little ripe fruit. Finish is a little musty with malty flavours lingering.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
berkshirejohn (5827) - Bracknell, Berkshire, ENGLAND - SEP 1, 2014
12oz bottle from a Tops grocery store in Buffalo, NY. A gloden amber pour with a trace of translucent head; some grassy hops on the nose; sweet, malty body,but rather thin; and with a bready caramel finish. Very pleasant.

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