Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing
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Reviews by Bumpon10s:
3.28/5 rDev -8.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5
Well, well, well. Although I've had Fat Tire before, in CO as a matter of fact, I wanted to wait until I had it in Chicago to review it.
A - A little light for an amber, and considerably carbonated. A little bit of a head, perhaps about half of what you'd see on a lager beer.
S - Bready. As it says, biscuity and malty. very simple, not much to search for here.
T - Seems much simpler that previous times I have had it. Again, a little bready, a fermented taste almost from a yeast strain. Tastes more like an MGD than an amber.
M - Very crisp and I guess, refreshing. Perhaps the better part of this beer.
D - At first, you are satisfied with a sip or two but quickly grows on you to want 2 or perhaps 3.
Not a bad beer, but nothing to write home about.
Serving type: bottle
05-21-2006 05:04:20 | More by Bumpon10s
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3.54/5 rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
Serving: On tap, shaker pint
Served: 11 April 2014
Appearance: Brownish red with a cream colored white head. Head seemed pretty intense, but the bartender poured it off the beer when he was pouring it. Left some lacing.
Smell: Soft assertion of chewy caramel.
Taste: Some caramel maltiness with a slightly bitter finish. No hop presence other than the hint of bitterness.
Mouthfeel: Light with lively carbonation. A very refreshing brew.
Overall: An unimposing beer than is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Tastes like a toned-back Maerzen, which is itself not an imposing style. I would have liked to see a fuller assertion of the malts, with slightly more caramel/molasses notes. Not a bad beer, but probably not one I would buy for personal consumption at home.
Serving type: on-tap
04-12-2014 18:28:26 | More by Beric
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
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