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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

6,005 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,005
Reviews: 1,780
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 119
Gots: 419 | 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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Purchased from one of the local grocery stores.

A: A clear ruby with moderate head and retention.

S: Malty and sweet smelling.

T: Same as the smell but more complexity. A tiny bit of fruit.

M: Surprisingly rich and smooth. Below average carbonation.

O: A decent brew but not the best of the style. Solid.

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Looks fantastic. It is a perfect coppery-reddish amber I look for in an amber ale. Soft white foamy head dissipates soon after. Smells like a great amber as well, somewhat modest with a sweeter scent. Not too much of a punch in the flavor however I find the mellow quality desirable. THere is a bit of an alcholic taste at first then dies down to a numbing sensation. Mouthfeel is incredible. Full thickness of the amber brew lingers in my mouth.
Had this beer had a better flavor, I would raise the overall score. As is, this beer rates a 4.25-4.5...Since it was room temp when I reviewed I will give it a 4.5.
Impressive ale here that I will enjoy again and again.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,005 ratings.