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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
80
good

6,819 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 6,819
Reviews: 1,810
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 143
Gots: 784 | 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%

Badger6, Feb 03, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Lelampp, Feb 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

bralston345, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Aussietravla, Feb 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

TheKitten, Feb 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

AnthemOfTheSun, Feb 02, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

east97, Feb 02, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

trevordglenn, Feb 02, 2014
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

JonnyBriggs, Feb 02, 2014
Photo of BroBobby70
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

First time to try
Mmmm 22 oz. bottle
I would likely have this beer again.
This has a strong flavor that really lets you taste the beer, lacing is very nice. The head is not extensive but at least it is there. The smell seemed pretty average, or maybe that is my cold.

BroBobby70, Feb 02, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

TobyRoseman, Feb 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Dbr, Feb 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

ShepardCommander, Feb 01, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

BMos, Feb 01, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

nofunyons, Feb 01, 2014
Photo of saltytom
3.78/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A very good beer and good representation of an amber ale. Bought at Sam's Club in 22 oz. bottle. Poured into a Sam Adam's pint glass. Nice head with nice lacing. Goes down easy with a nice taste. Would be a nice step-up for a mega brewery beer drinker. Highly recommend.

saltytom, Jan 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

DavidHume, Jan 31, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

GratefulEdd, Jan 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

ricecracker420, Jan 31, 2014
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4.48/5  rDev +24.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Wonderful Amber Ale. This style is by far my favorite and New Belgium nails it with a biscuity smell that I crave.

Appears darker than your average ale, strong, sweet biscuity aroma. Taste is crisp, wonderful after taste. Overall, one of the best amber ales available.

AMJones, Jan 31, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

StnWhistle, Jan 30, 2014
Photo of Aaron_Ramson
3.74/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Biscuity malts like toasted bread, strong taste of malts and grains without the typical caramel and citrus flavors associated with American amber ales. Slight, crisp herbal hop finish. No fruitiness, diacetyl or astringency detected. Beautiful color somewhere between a pale and amber with perfect clarity. Not a favorite beer of one but I cannot knock the style. Love it or hate it, Fat Tire has a signature taste that is all it's own.

Aaron_Ramson, Jan 30, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Bricelyn, Jan 30, 2014
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

tegelaar, Jan 30, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

KyleRV, Jan 30, 2014
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 6,819 ratings.