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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
81
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6,169 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 6,169
Reviews: 1,781
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 122
Gots: 500 | 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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Ryan011235

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3.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a pint glass on 10/4/10

02 Jan 11 printed on the bottle

Faded amber brown in color & boasting great clarity. 1/2 inch head drops to a collage of wispy foam & bubbles. A good amount of sticky lace remains.

Well balanced aromas of caramel, floral hops, toasted bread & dry biscuit.

Tastes livelier than the simplicity of the nose suggested. Though not awash in bitterness per se, the hop profile is well crafted & very flavorful with a penchant for floral overtones & juiciness. Caramel & toasted malts meet a supportive role.

Medium body with prickly carbonation sufficient to make the most of the IBUs contained herein. Mostly clean finish; some residuals linger briefly.

I have no complaints as far as drinkability. Fat Tire is quite the easy drinker. Of course, it doesn't hurt that it tastes pretty darn good. Now I see what all the fuss has been about.

Serving type: bottle

10-06-2010 01:04:24 | More by Ryan011235
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,169 ratings.