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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
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6,116 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,116
Reviews: 1,781
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 122
Gots: 467 | 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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ldhughes3

Louisiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-08-2013 02:50:19 | More by ldhughes3
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uld2541

Virginia

3.53/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sam Adam's west, really the best way I can think to describe it. It's definitely a solid, all-around lager, but nothing really insanely different or artistic about it; a real, "meat-and-potatoes" kind of brew.

It's appearance is a dark amber with a moderate head that stays around for awhile. The smell is very malty (biscuit is a strong note) with a slight floral aroma (much less hoppy than say a Sam Adams). It's a pretty thick beer with solid mouth-feel and it goes down quite well.

Like I said, overall, not too bad. I used to disdain this beer, but it's grown on me, especially since I'm finding it more and more in places that don't serve a lot of craft beer (great alternative to your Miller Lite crap), but then again, Sam was the same way with me.

Serving type: on-tap

08-08-2013 00:06:10 | More by uld2541
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larryarms847

Illinois

4/5  rDev +11.4%

08-07-2013 23:54:40 | More by larryarms847
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meltroha

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

08-07-2013 20:44:45 | More by meltroha
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DuffDaddy

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-07-2013 13:14:18 | More by DuffDaddy
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Gator_rater

Florida

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

08-06-2013 23:24:03 | More by Gator_rater
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TCMike

Minnesota

3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Produced a one finger cream head, which quickly dissipated, and left no lacing.

Beer color is a translucent medium copper.

The smell is of caramel, malt, and a hint of chocolate.

The taste is similar, but with a slight hop bitterness, and a little citrus. Low-medium mouth-feel, and medium carbonation.

Decent beer. Easy drinking, and is available at some non-beer bar places, which makes it a, better than BMC, go to.

Serving type: can

08-06-2013 21:56:49 | More by TCMike
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mwyeep

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-06-2013 20:39:49 | More by mwyeep
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jucifer1818

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-06-2013 19:27:44 | More by jucifer1818
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GratefulNole

Florida

3/5  rDev -16.4%

08-06-2013 16:19:11 | More by GratefulNole
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karlt

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-06-2013 12:02:42 | More by karlt
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Adamah_Adonai

Hawaii

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-06-2013 11:09:18 | More by Adamah_Adonai
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csmalley

Kansas

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

08-06-2013 03:16:25 | More by csmalley
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rturkaly

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-06-2013 01:24:56 | More by rturkaly
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yuenglingade

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-06-2013 01:07:17 | More by yuenglingade
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EigenBeer

Florida

3/5  rDev -16.4%

08-05-2013 18:15:38 | More by EigenBeer
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GFD400

New York

3/5  rDev -16.4%

08-05-2013 04:22:39 | More by GFD400
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tedho21

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

08-05-2013 02:09:19 | More by tedho21
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gmcsierra91

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-04-2013 23:55:02 | More by gmcsierra91
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one4thegutter

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-04-2013 21:04:07 | More by one4thegutter
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Daffron24

Colorado

4/5  rDev +11.4%

08-04-2013 20:40:08 | More by Daffron24
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blueiguana86

Georgia

3/5  rDev -16.4%

08-04-2013 18:33:17 | More by blueiguana86
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llevise

Colorado

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

08-04-2013 14:53:37 | More by llevise
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silverking

Florida

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

08-04-2013 04:17:00 | More by silverking
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DonDonLongJohn

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

08-04-2013 04:06:20 | More by DonDonLongJohn
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,116 ratings.