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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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81
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6,185 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,185
Reviews: 1,781
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 123
Gots: 509 | 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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RDHerm

Connecticut

3.48/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours an unusually clear reddish amber color. Has a thin white had that dissipates quickly, leaving a small ring that stays throughout.

Has a very faint aroma. Primarily smells of sweet malts and hops, with a little bit of spiciness, and a slight hint of honey.

Has a very sweet, bready flavor, with hints of malts and caramel. The finish has just the slightest bit of spice to it, and a touch of hoppy bitterness that lingers on the palate.

Light medium in body. It could have used a little more carbonation; as it stands, it felt a little flat. But other than that it was very smooth and left just the right amount of dryness on the tongue.

For a beer that feels as light as this does, it's surprisingly heavy. About half-way through pint number two you really start to feel it. Tastes good and goes down smooth, just don't try to drink it all night long.

Serving type: bottle

08-13-2010 02:34:26 | More by RDHerm
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,185 ratings.