Flying Saucer Draught Emporium - Little Rock

Mayor: northropfrye (1) | Taps: 70+ | Bottles: 100+
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
Travlr  (2486) Washington, Washington DC | July 20, 2014
This place is huge, and always seemed to be comfortably crowded, since itís right on the main strip. Service was good no matter how crowded it got, although it never really got packed or anything. The beer list is easily the largest in town, and the bottle list was very large as well, highlights being a couple of Prairie things. Food was OK pub food, nothing special. Worth a stop.
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  • AMBIANCE 2/5
  • SERVICE 4/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 8/20
BeerandBlues2  (945) Escondido, California | February 24, 2006
I was unimpressed with this location. It is extremely smoky and cramped, as compared to the Memphis location, very noisy and staff seems to have better things to do, like talk amongst themselves.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 6/10
  • OVERALL 14/20
DiarmaidBHK  (796) Lewisburg, Pennsylvania | October 11, 2012
Iíve been to other saucers and they all had high ceilings. lots of dark wood, wait staff dressed like teenage hookers, and tons of plates glued to the ceiling but this one seemed to have more character and presence for some reason. They have a big tap and bottle list, nothing to rare of course and I wish they did half pints, but itís still a chance for beer education. For Little Rock, as for most of the southern towns these places inhabit, the Saucer is going to be amongst the top options in town for craft beer.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 6/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
jackl  (680) Minneapolis, Minnesota | July 21, 2014
Visited a few times over the last weekend. Pretty cookie cutter bar ambiance. Attracts a pretty bro-heavy crowd, but people were friendly enough. It seems like management enforces a strict dress code with their female staff, as all of them seemed to be wearing bras that were uncomfortably small. Ladies, itís not sexy, it just looks awkward. Big draft list, loads of itís dead weight, but there were a few cool things to try like KBS and some decent locals. Prices are OK. Overall, not a game changer, but worth a look if youíre visiting town.
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  • AMBIANCE 3/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 8/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 11/20
ben4321  (436) Hoboken, New Jersey | June 28, 2011| Updated May 19, 2014
This place was alright, more of a detination for quantity then quality. Iíll be back here because the selection is much better then most of what else is around, but I wasnít particularly impressed. Our service was mediocre, just like the rest of the place. Eh...

Had a quick additional note, an earlier review was quoting prices that were really high, I believe this review was rather confused, and was quoting 750 ml bottle prices as draft pint prices (A pretty big mistake if you ask me, to quote this previous reviewer). I didnít love the place, but those comments made it seem like the place was trying to rip off all their patrons, and thatís just not right.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD N/A
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
BMan1113VR  (422) Los Angeles, California | October 5, 2008
Great selection of beer for the area. Went in on the middle of the day on Saturday. Not very crowed, large bar and space in general. DId not try the food. Good service. I had a New Belgium Grand Cru, served in proper glassware (I think they might have a deal with NB, as they have most everything including La Folie). I also had a Goose Island Honkers. Not bad price wise.
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  • AMBIANCE 5/5
  • SERVICE 7/10
  • SELECTION 12/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 16/20
northropfrye  (253) Steinbach, Manitoba | March 27, 2016
Cool atmosphere in an old building on President Clinton Avenue. Had a decent list of rotating taps (including some states that were new to me) and a solid bottle selection, including Pirate Bomb! Service was friendly but then later quite inexplicably slow/non-existent. Over all a must visit place in a cool neighbourhood in Little Rock.
76
  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 8/10
  • VALUE 8/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
rumproasts  (208) Grand Rapids, Michigan | September 27, 2012
Huge selection of taps, but too many mainstream beers. They were out of several things I wanted to try. Still, probably about as good as it gets in Arkansas. Service was reasonably good.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 5/10
  • SELECTION 11/15
  • FOOD 7/10
  • VALUE N/A
  • OVERALL 12/20
Butters  (188) Richmond, Virginia | March 3, 2009
Decent location. Fun environment. Good beers. I was a big fan of the fact that they had 7 New Belgium beers on tap - including Lips of Faith Dunkle! They also had bottles of La Folie available. The beer coasters above the bar were a cool touch. Exactly what Iíve come to expect from Flying Saucer.
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  • AMBIANCE 4/5
  • SERVICE 8/10
  • SELECTION 13/15
  • FOOD 6/10
  • VALUE 7/10
  • OVERALL 15/20
csaso  (168) Missouri | August 24, 2011
Second time I have been to one of these places (other time in Memphis). This was the first time I have eaten a meal here though. Great beer selection - probably 20-30 on tap, with lots more in bottle. All different styles and from all different places around thw world. The food menu is OK I guess, mostly bar kind of foods. Defintiely worth going here if you are looking for a variety of beers.

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