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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale

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BA SCORE
82
good

6,968 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,968
Reviews: 1,820
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 150
Gots: 858 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Markbienvenu, Nov 13, 2014
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Fine tasting, texture and colour!

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

brutalist, Nov 12, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Myotus, Nov 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

corywalston, Nov 11, 2014
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4.03/5  rDev +12.3%

cferg88, Nov 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

dabarton, Nov 10, 2014
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2/5  rDev -44.3%

boudeysbigbrew, Nov 10, 2014
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2.12/5  rDev -40.9%

Byoham, Nov 10, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

Torey, Nov 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

yemenmocha, Nov 10, 2014
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3.81/5  rDev +6.1%

Appearance - 3.7/5
Pours a deep orange-brown. Essentially no head. That's a little disappointing. Fairly clear, but still some haziness. This could just be some idiosyncratic observation of mine, but the rising carbonation bubbling look bigger than they do in most beers. Overall, an okay look; I would have liked more head.

Smell - 3.75/5
Smells like an Amber should. A deep malty-alcohol smell, with perhaps fruity undertones.

Taste - 3.5/5
Tastes similar to the smell, at least to some extent. A sweet malty-alcohol taste, with some notes of piney hops, fruitiness, perhaps caramel as well. I wasn't expecting the pineyness, and not sure whether I like it. Luckily it's fairly subtle.

Mouthfeel - 4.15/5
The beer is fairly light in body, the carbonation is quite strong, but not too overpowering. I like the slight bite of the carbonation when I drink this beer. The beer is smooth (besides the carbonation bite)

Overall - 3.5/5
This beer was decent overall, but probably wouldn't get again.

Weighting: Appearance 15%, Smell 15%, Taste 35%, Mouthfeel 15%, Overall 20%

mchegash, Nov 10, 2014
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Strong in a good way

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 6,968 ratings.