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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

6,430 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,430
Reviews: 1,785
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 133
Gots: 609 | 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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BEERschlitz

Michigan

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

10-27-2013 05:46:01 | More by BEERschlitz
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tonefish

New Mexico

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

10-26-2013 03:42:52 | More by tonefish
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blbarnett3

Virginia

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-26-2013 00:48:08 | More by blbarnett3
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Wobbly

Missouri

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-25-2013 22:23:06 | More by Wobbly
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USAF77

Illinois

3.81/5  rDev +6.1%

First thing I noticed, right when I opened the bottle, was the smell. Very toasty and bready. A very aggressive smell. I even smell it on my hand. And I like it, right now Im not even drinking but just smelling the air around the glass. Sort of a yeasty toast but very pleasurable.

A nice pour. Im slow on the pour with my ales cause they give me pleasure when they fill the glass so i didnt get much of a head. Actually I was so entranced with the smell I wasnt paying much attention to pouring a head. There is bitterness in this brew, but more to the after taste then the taste. The toasty bitterness is both dry and satisfying. This brew doesnt "refresh" it "satisfys".

A lovely gold to swirl in the light, with a little bit of cloud and just enough carbonation. Now im getting a dry toasty after taste that probably shouldnt pleasure yet it does. I like it, I like it a lot.

10-25-2013 21:50:29 | More by USAF77
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RandyPuckett

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

10-25-2013 11:30:09 | More by RandyPuckett
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Kerne

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-25-2013 00:08:36 | More by Kerne
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watermelon

North Carolina

3.71/5  rDev +3.3%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Says best before 10/20/13

A: Poured an orange-amber color, with a white head that went away quickly.

S: I can smell carmel and toffee, as well as some bread notes.

T: Taste nutty and like biscuit. Toasted carmel flavors as well.

M: very carbonated. This is an easy drinking beer, but I would have preferred it to have a bit more body.

O: I enjoy Fat Tire, its not my favorite offering by New Belgium but it is very good, especially now that the weathers getting colder.

10-24-2013 23:23:05 | More by watermelon
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pottergator

New York

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-24-2013 20:03:14 | More by pottergator
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Goosehunter75

Missouri

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-24-2013 16:56:49 | More by Goosehunter75
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BeerBuffalo

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-24-2013 05:21:12 | More by BeerBuffalo
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JaxBen_20J

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-24-2013 00:38:17 | More by JaxBen_20J
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Aaron_Redfern

Colorado

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

10-23-2013 23:34:16 | More by Aaron_Redfern
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Bubbabbd

Maine

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

10-23-2013 21:03:30 | More by Bubbabbd
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Manuel_M

Tennessee

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

10-23-2013 02:10:43 | More by Manuel_M
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TR0219

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-23-2013 01:45:07 | More by TR0219
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Kyle_Hanson

North Dakota

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-22-2013 21:48:51 | More by Kyle_Hanson
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Plastikdust

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.4%

10-22-2013 21:05:01 | More by Plastikdust
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arnold931

Iowa

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

10-22-2013 03:41:17 | More by arnold931
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LightnerLiquorKS

Kansas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-22-2013 03:20:58 | More by LightnerLiquorKS
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Supertrooper44

Indiana

4.59/5  rDev +27.9%

fat tire is overall a very good beer smell is great, only had it in bottles havent really tried it on tap so im sure its way better but this is the kind of beer you can really just sit and drink all day and relax price range is good excellent beer try it some time

10-22-2013 02:21:31 | More by Supertrooper44
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CameronC

Texas

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

10-22-2013 01:12:55 | More by CameronC
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Liberatiscioli

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

10-22-2013 00:56:04 | More by Liberatiscioli
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TonyY

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-21-2013 09:46:51 | More by TonyY
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Burkbom23

Connecticut

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

10-20-2013 21:51:15 | More by Burkbom23
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,430 ratings.