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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
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6,157 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 6,157
Reviews: 1,781
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.72%
Wants: 122
Gots: 492 | 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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johnrobe

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3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

This was a staple beer of mine when I lived out west and now it has finally moved east of the Mississippi. It pours a light, ultra-clear amber with a wispy off-white head. The smell is fruity and somewhat raisin-like. I attribute this to the combination of hops and an assertive malt, reminds me of special B, but I don't think that's what they use. The biscuity-caramel malt shines in the taste though it is somewhat thin in mouthfeel. This is the prototypical jack-of-all-trades beer. Good in many respects outstanding in none, which I don't mean as a slight. It's a good choice for summer, winter, with a meal, or a session, whatever.

Serving type: bottle

09-28-2008 23:48:41 | More by johnrobe
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 6,157 ratings.