Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City | Kansas City, Missouri
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Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City
Excellent based on 54 ratings
Type: Bar

101 East 13th Street
Kansas City, Missouri United States 64106 [ print map ]
816 221 1900

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Hours: Mon-Wed 11a-1a, Thu-Sat 11a-2a, Sun 12p-12a


Mayor: RobertDale (4) | Taps: 80 | Bottles: 150


Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City

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Beer Available At Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City (arranged by most recent)
Firestone Walker Opal 97, 3 Fonteinen Zwet.be 95, Founders Backstage Series # 8: Sweet Repute 98, Prairie Artisan Ales Bomb! 100, Boulevard Nutsack , Perennial FÍte de NoŽl 92, Prairie Artisan Ales The Beer That Saved Christmas 93, Prairie Artisan Ales Eliza5beth 99, Nebraska Apricot Au Poivre Saison 91, Urban Chestnut STLIPA 94, Reissdorf KŲlsch 52, Perennial Barrel Aged Abraxas 100, Perennial Midnight Rambler 78
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54 reviews for Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Kansas City
 Ambiance  79%
 Service  74%
 Selection  88%
 Food  67%
 Value  73%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  93%
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82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 5/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
seymour  (45) Maplewood, Missouri | July 16, 2012
I guess itís a chain but itís the first time Iíve seen one. Cool upscale decor, lots of space. Killer beer list! Iíve only been a couple places with more taps, but this one might be the most diverse and rare lineup. Iíve been looking for Duvel Single and it blew my mind. Servers were cute but pissy. They didnít know much, but someone behind the scenes must be a beer expert because they always came back with a good answer later. With decent food and trendy beer cocktails as well, itís still accessible to non-beer-nerds. My Bud-Light-buddies got a pitcher of Reissdork Kolsch which they loved.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale  (188) Lansing, Kansas | November 5, 2013
Stopped in for Stout Week. Very nice event. Got to try BA Abraxas! Great service, bartender was excellent. Beer prices were fair. Food was good and priced fairly also. Will visit again!!
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
deyholla  (303) Oklahoma City, Oklahoma | October 14, 2013
What seems to be a somewhat newer Flying Saucer. I pretty typical set up with large seating area and bar. Selection was good but the menu was quite outdated and even the new arrivals on the board was outdated. Beyond that service was fine. Food was standard pub fare and prices were in line with what was expected. Worth it for the selection.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 6/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
AbbeyRoade  (3) Missouri | August 18, 2013
Friendly waitresses and large beer selection. Decent menu that is not overpriced. Trivia night on Tuesdays is something you donít want to miss!
80
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
blutt59  (152) Dallas, Texas | June 13, 2013
Standard saucer with nice mix of local stuff and imports , I wish they would list what they have by brewer not just style . Food is decent bar food.
74
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 15/20
Moutstainz  (6) , | April 9, 2013
Stopped in here on a Sunday afternoon. Service was a little slow, but the bartender knew her stuff. Did not eat so no judgement there. There is really nothing that sticks out as bad about this place, however it is a bit "corporate-ish" for my taste. I prefer my bar personality to ooze and refine itself with age, not to be packaged and handed to me. That said, the selection was good and featured many local offerings. The menu was laid out differently as it did not have separate listings for bottle vs. draft.
72
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 5/10   OVERALL 13/20
fluffheady  (100) Chicago, Illinois | April 9, 2013
There is nothing wrong with this place. It is just not my style. They have a lot of taps. It is much more Belgian and German focused than most chains. The menu is horrible - other people have said so too because the draft and bottle list are intermingled. Crazy confusing to read and sort through. The staff surprisingly knew their beer very well. I hear their events are cool. This place feels like a factory, but itís the best sort of downtown beer factory that Iíve been to. If you want to see the real beer scene of KC, head down to Westport.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
Strebs  (167) St. Louis, Missouri | November 21, 2012| Updated November 15, 2013
Regular taps are OK to good. Limited number of esoteric beers are brought in. The bartenders can be nice, but they have no beer knowledge. Food is OK. All that being said, itís the best Flying Saucer that Iíve been to.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD 8/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 17/20
arkurzynski  (75) Combined Locks, Wisconsin | October 21, 2012
Nice brewpub atmosphere. Quite expansive setup with plenty of tables, pub tables booths and a long bar. Great selection of beers is an understatement. Plenty of local Boulevard, Schlafly, etc. Variety of brews from other states. Nice bottle selection. Taps reasonably priced, bottles a bit pricey. Service good and food decent.
84
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
JoeinDahlem  (279) Berlin, Germany | August 27, 2012
If I had just stumbled in here randomly, I wouldnít have guessed it was part of a chain. Big open place with a friendly neighborhood vibe despite being in the nice-but-sterile Power and Light district. Loads of taps and bottles with enough to interest anyone, I would think. They do seem to showcase the local and regional craft beers of each particular location, so good for them.
78
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu  (403) Cincinnati, Ohio | August 6, 2012
Visited here on a Saturday night while spending the weekend in KC. Itís on the edge of the Power and Light District downtown. The inside is like any other Flying Saucer, which isnít a bad thing. It was crowded but not as cramped as other P&L places appeared to be. We sat on the sidewalk patio, which was more relaxing. The waitress really knew her shit, rattling off all the rotators from memory. Those were the real winners, too; the set beer list was almost identical to the other FS locations Iíve been. I got the brand new Blvd Collaboration 3, the Stingo, which isnít out in bottles yet in MO. That was a nice find. Definitely worth a visit while in KC.

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