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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
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6,124 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,124
Reviews: 1,781
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 122
Gots: 473 | 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 whatthehull:
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whatthehull

California

3.55/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

White wine glass (at work again)

A - Beautiful copper amber, one finger off white head and some sugar legs

S - Tons of sugar, roasted malts, green/brown earthy hops, musty bready yeast, a light dark chocolate note and more earthiness

T - woods/soil/leafy hops, wet oak, toasty malts, fresh baked bread, brown sugar, sap, fresh mountain spring water and that classic taste and smell that every NB product has

M - Medium minus body, decent balance, medium minus complexity, medium acidity and a very nice roasted malt/slight hop and sugar finish

D/O - Not gonna lie, this beer is darn refreshing. Easy to drink, has a decent balance of malt and hops, not over or underwhelming. Just a decently rounded beer that you can bring anywhere. I'd suspect that yellow fizzy water drinkers would enjoy this

Final Thoughts - I have had this beer a thousand time, how have I never reviewed this? Price is a bit high ($12 plus a 12'er) , but that is cool, it is employee owned and the low 5.2% makes this an almost session-able beer

Serving type: bottle

02-27-2014 19:11:46 | More by whatthehull
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,124 ratings.