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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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6,764 Ratings

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Ratings: 6,764
Reviews: 1,808
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 142
Gots: 758 | 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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Very sweet profile, with lots of malt. Reddish brown color. Decent amount of head. Some spice. Good but could use a little more hops and a tad sweet.

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I have been buying this brew since the late 90's. This was one of my first gateway craft beers, as it were. I have turned to Fat Tire when needing a sessionable yet flavorful beer. It's a great Amber Ale. Bitterness is balanced quite well with the sweetness. New Belgium knows what they are doing with this beer. It's a common, accepted beer staple in much of the Western States. It's a good balance and easy drinker, way above average adjunct lagers and other mass produced cereal beers. IMO, this brew has it's rightful place. A good quality brew for the craft beer beginner, or one looking for a quality easy drinker without having to sacrifice quality and taste. My first choice when camping in the Rockies around Monarch Pass in Colorado. A twelve pack of bottles amongst a warm camp fire soothes my soul.

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I don't see why this beer, or even this brewery has the following they do. Not a knock on them, they make some good beer, but not equal to some of the hype I hear blasted.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,764 ratings.