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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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BA SCORE
81
good

6,150 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

(view ratings)
Ratings: 6,150
Reviews: 1,781
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 122
Gots: 491 | 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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MetalHopHead6

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3.3/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

New Belgium Fat Tire is thick, creamy, and bready.

It poured amber (duh) with a significant head. It left a good amount of lace on the glass. The smell and flavor were muted and non-distinct. The feel is where this ale shined, with an incredibly pleasant thick creamy and bready feel. I try not to replicate phrases used on labels, but the feel of this ale truly was biscuity. The flavor won't bring me back, but the feel will.

Knowing how in demand Fat Tire is, my initial thought while having it for the first time, was "overrated" because there was very little flavor. I was pleasantly surprised to see it has an overall "B" on this site, because that's right where it belongs.

Serving type: bottle

08-28-2011 20:35:53 | More by MetalHopHead6
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,150 ratings.