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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale

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5,995 Ratings
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Ratings: 5,995
Reviews: 1,778
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 119
Gots: 415 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  5.20% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-07-2000)
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Lemke10

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3.9/5  rDev +8.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The beer that made New Belgium famous! Fat Tire pours a most clear amber color with a modest off-white head. The aroma is sweet with malts with a touch of caramel. The taste is a delicious toasted malt and spice blend. Though it’s list as an amber ale, it has more spice taste then some companies Oktoberfest offering. It finishes with a slight chalky after taste. I’ve had this in my cooler for about 6 months and I think it drinks a little nicer now that it did when it’s fresh off the truck. A highly drinkable and highly enjoyable amber brew.

Serving type: bottle

11-02-2012 04:30:56 | More by Lemke10
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 5,995 ratings.