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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

5,997 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 5,997
Reviews: 1,779
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.72%
Wants: 119
Gots: 416 | 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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mhaugo

California

3/5  rDev -16.7%

12-11-2011 21:40:10 | More by mhaugo
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Gabriel_Vaughn

California

4.24/5  rDev +17.8%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

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.

Serving type: bottle

07-12-2014 09:44:38 | More by Gabriel_Vaughn
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California

4.5/5  rDev +25%

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Idaho

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

07-12-2014 03:18:26 | More by MikeDAdams
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Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

07-12-2014 01:59:45 | More by kbrandr
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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Florida

3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I first had this from the bottle and though it was a decent beer, it was nothing to recommend to a friend. Then I went to my local Irish Pub, with the intent of having a couple Guinness with lunch, and found they had this on tap. I ordered one.

The head was minimal, but the appearance was a nice amber. The taste had a bit of hop but finished sweet. I'd describe the flavor as hoppy bubblegum. Surprisingly, I liked it. It was much better on-tap than from the bottle. I liked it so much I had another and never got to my Guinness (Sorry Grandpa McBride).

Serving type: on-tap

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5/5  rDev +38.9%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 5,997 ratings.