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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
81
good

6,013 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,013
Reviews: 1,780
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 121
Gots: 423 | 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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Reviews by pezoids:
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pezoids

Pennsylvania

3.98/5  rDev +10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured with a thin to almost no head. Bright and glowing orange-amber color with a decent amount of carbonation in the body. The aroma is cloying with honey and molasses in the forefront and sweet grapefruit in the back. The taste is malty, fruity and lemony that leans towards the sweet side, although a floral honey bitterness is detected. Overall - solid body with a complimentary bitterness. Always happy to have New Belgium's flagship brew. A Classic.

Serving type: bottle

11-17-2005 10:30:09 | More by pezoids
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S: Malty and sweet smelling.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,013 ratings.