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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
81
good

6,468 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,468
Reviews: 1,786
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 135
Gots: 625 | 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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gr8zehaman

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

11-06-2013 19:43:32 | More by gr8zehaman
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LSUPT

California

3/5  rDev -16.4%

11-23-2011 09:26:39 | More by LSUPT
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jesus808

California

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-06-2012 06:29:59 | More by jesus808
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dumptruck81

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

01-20-2012 01:24:02 | More by dumptruck81
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BigRedN

Nebraska

3.85/5  rDev +7.2%

Apperance: Amber with a small white head which clung to the glass.
Smell: Malty, with notes of grains (wheat, barley?) somewhat like fresh baked bread. Very enviting.
Taste: Lots of different flavors (as a novice hard to pick one dominant flavor out). Not overly intimidating which is good, as this beer is usually on of the first that the macro drinker would try if trying something different. Noticeable hops.
Mouthfeel: Medium bodied, smooth, easy going down.
Drinkability: Very good intorduction beer for macro drinkers. If I have friends who normally won't drink a micro (BMC folks) I think it would be easy to hook them on this beer. Easy to have more than one.

One of the most popular micro brews sold in Lincoln. Its easy to tell why. This is an easy to drink micro beer that is beyond the typical macro, yet it would be a good introduction to get the macro drinker into drinkin micros and specialty beers.

12-30-2003 19:31:03 | More by BigRedN
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coldriver

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.4%

11-18-2011 13:20:12 | More by coldriver
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kshankar

District of Columbia

3.83/5  rDev +6.7%

Appearance: Pours amber...clear. Decent head, okay retention. Lacing minimal

Aroma: Caramel malts, some breadiness.

Taste: Caramel, sweetish malts, the breadiness is somewhat there as well..good combination of flavors...overall good

Mouthfeel: Creamy, medium bodied...but on the lighter side of the medium spectrum. If that makes sense.

Drinkability: Relatively low ABV, good body, tastes good, nothing offensive to the flavor...sounds drinkable to me.

12-29-2008 00:11:31 | More by kshankar
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dominic4beer

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-22-2012 17:48:59 | More by dominic4beer
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wmobley

Wisconsin

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-15-2013 18:17:13 | More by wmobley
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Luiz0930

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

05-31-2013 07:56:55 | More by Luiz0930
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dedbeer

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-24-2013 00:03:07 | More by dedbeer
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Shafaegalo

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-17-2014 00:25:24 | More by Shafaegalo
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jeffwright

Michigan

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-14-2014 01:23:01 | More by jeffwright
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cyclonece09

Maryland

3.68/5  rDev +2.5%

From a 22 oz bottle into a pint glass. Pours a dark amber with a good 2 inch foamy head that has some good lacing. Has a nice nutty hue. Definitely a dark caramelized malt taste with slight chocolate taste, but not overpowering hops or any flavor. Good carbonation and goes down smooth. A good tasty beer that I am glad has finally reached VA.

01-15-2012 02:04:41 | More by cyclonece09
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bmoney

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.4%

12-16-2011 00:45:16 | More by bmoney
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Lukebell15

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

01-12-2013 03:00:37 | More by Lukebell15
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GreyGhost4

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.4%

02-03-2013 07:24:35 | More by GreyGhost4
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Eastside151

Ohio

3/5  rDev -16.4%

04-21-2014 17:18:41 | More by Eastside151
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Matthew607

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

11-26-2012 21:23:18 | More by Matthew607
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Schmoog

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

01-18-2014 11:01:38 | More by Schmoog
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suckaj

Florida

2/5  rDev -44.3%

08-03-2014 18:32:16 | More by suckaj
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BeerAngel

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.4%

Overall I like this brew quite a bit. Pours a clear pale yellow/amber with a 2-finger off-white head that dissipates quickly yet leaves a lace. The smell is that of a nutty malt with some earthy notes as well. Light bodied mouthfeel with a smooth well balanced flavor of a slight grainy, touch of caramel flavor, and finishes with a pecan type flavor on the tail. Highly drinkable. Cheers!

09-17-2002 20:24:10 | More by BeerAngel
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poppyjohn

Colorado

3/5  rDev -16.4%

01-21-2012 21:38:35 | More by poppyjohn
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AKuehn47

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-01-2013 14:25:06 | More by AKuehn47
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JT99125

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-07-2014 14:04:42 | More by JT99125
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,468 ratings.