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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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6,444 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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Ratings: 6,444
Reviews: 1,785
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 133
Gots: 619 | 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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SvenHayden

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-27-2012 20:17:29 | More by SvenHayden
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puboflyons

New Hampshire

3.28/5  rDev -8.6%

From the 22 oz. bottle marked 02Sep12-290988-1304236041-1453. Sampled on July 27, 2012.

It pours a light amber-golden color with a small, short-lived head.

The aroma has a lot of sweet malts, caramel, and butterscotch in it.

The body was about medium.

The taste also had a quantity of caramel and butterscotch in it with a mild hopped ending. It really was rather typical for the style with nothing that set it apart from anything else.

07-27-2012 02:07:05 | More by puboflyons
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brewskifan55

Mississippi

3.73/5  rDev +3.9%

Enjoyed at the Chili's, Atlanta airport

A: weak tea amber with a frothy, off-white one finger head that lingers. Good lacing

S: citrus, malts, floral, yeast

T: malt, chocolate, oranges, toffee, sweet, a smooth finish.

M: Medium with medium carbonation. Frothy and nice.

O: A pleasant drinker. I see why it's so popular.

07-26-2012 19:43:45 | More by brewskifan55
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klmcmachen

Texas

3.93/5  rDev +9.5%

I really like amber ales, and this is no exception. New Belgium did this one right. This beer pours really nicely in a glass with a lite head. It is a very aromatic beer with scents of flowers and fruit. It tastes like an amber ale that has been rolled in a meadow. This is a perfect beer for spring, summer, or fall. Two thumbs up!!!

07-25-2012 14:07:29 | More by klmcmachen
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mmoriarity


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-25-2012 00:41:35 | More by mmoriarity
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Jemenhiser

Indiana

1.75/5  rDev -51.3%

07-24-2012 23:40:29 | More by Jemenhiser
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birddawg


3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-24-2012 19:51:20 | More by birddawg
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kobeer

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-24-2012 19:07:23 | More by kobeer
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thefullpython


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-24-2012 02:03:55 | More by thefullpython
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LarryMyers

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

07-24-2012 00:17:38 | More by LarryMyers
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Fluffypuff11

New York

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

07-23-2012 16:48:46 | More by Fluffypuff11
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rolltide8425

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-23-2012 03:03:53 | More by rolltide8425
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IllNate

British Columbia (Canada)

3.73/5  rDev +3.9%

Pours an solid amber with a good amount of white head with good retention that drifts to webbing. The nose is refreshing, and nice not to get hit with a bag of citrus fruit. The biscuit/bready malt is surprisingly forward. Hops are floral and fruity (and yeast). Taste follows with lots of biscuit/bready malt and a bit of caramel. Hops are subdued, but floral and noble in nature. Also fruity yeast character. Mouthfeel is smooth and has good balance. Overall a fine beer, but it seems to be trying to break the mold for an American Amber.

07-23-2012 03:02:04 | More by IllNate
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dominic4beer

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

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

Arizona

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

07-22-2012 16:35:00 | More by TFMyriad
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XavierMuskies

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

07-21-2012 22:40:25 | More by XavierMuskies
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retreminy

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-21-2012 04:12:29 | More by retreminy
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GiantMidget

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-21-2012 01:16:58 | More by GiantMidget
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Rickstar

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-21-2012 00:34:05 | More by Rickstar
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The_1084


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-20-2012 21:23:16 | More by The_1084
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IPAFrankieH

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-20-2012 19:31:16 | More by IPAFrankieH
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kcin1018


4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

07-20-2012 19:00:55 | More by kcin1018
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FreshmanPour77

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

07-20-2012 17:32:45 | More by FreshmanPour77
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IPAchris

Pennsylvania

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

07-20-2012 00:33:15 | More by IPAchris
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jhands


4/5  rDev +11.4%

07-19-2012 23:02:32 | More by jhands
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,444 ratings.