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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
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6,164 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,164
Reviews: 1,781
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 122
Gots: 496 | 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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tewaris

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3.35/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Extreme clarity is a flaw in this beer's looks, otherwise it ain't bad. Good creamy head with good retention and good lacing. Aroma is not impressive, let's just put it that way.

Taste is actually not bad... I wish they made it a little fatter, and it'd be a proper brown ale like Bender. Even so I quite like the balance between sweetness, speciality malt character and the finishing bitterness.

Mouthfeel is rather watery, but nothing unforgivable. Overall it's an above average beer. Gets some shit for being too common or whatever but better than many small batch crap for sure.

Serving type: bottle

07-06-2012 09:24:45 | More by tewaris
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,164 ratings.