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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

5,972 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 5,972
Reviews: 1,777
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 120
Gots: 400 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Garrett82


5/5  rDev +39.3%

03-14-2012 23:02:00 | More by Garrett82
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jamesrange62


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-14-2012 15:13:29 | More by jamesrange62
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BarHop510

California

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-14-2012 06:08:21 | More by BarHop510
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dino821235

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-13-2012 20:09:31 | More by dino821235
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KnucklesObrien

Georgia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-13-2012 19:01:08 | More by KnucklesObrien
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TheBigBoy

Pennsylvania

2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

03-13-2012 01:56:51 | More by TheBigBoy
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TheSixthRing

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Appearance - Pours a clear amber color with a white, frothy 2-finger head which dissipates after a minute or two, leaving behind a nice, sticky lacing.

Smell - Mostly a malt presence on the nose - nutty and biscuit.

Taste - Lightly roasted malts to start, then a faint hop bitterness which leads into the main course: a nutty, biscuit flavor which makes up the bulk of the flavor and delivers well into the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - Light bodied, with decent amount of carbonation and bite.

Overall - Ahhh, this is the Fat Tire I remember. My initial review was poured from a bottle that tasted flat and bland. Glad to find it was just a poor bottle which caused the bad review, and not the beer itself.

Serving type: bottle

03-13-2012 01:00:55 | More by TheSixthRing
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jrpeka

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

03-12-2012 20:35:00 | More by jrpeka
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UltimateLivewire

South Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.4%

03-12-2012 18:46:14 | More by UltimateLivewire
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NumberNone

Maryland

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-12-2012 17:36:07 | More by NumberNone
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paulginva

Virginia

3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

APPEARANCE: This beer, poured from a TAP into a pint glass, produced a 1" creamy white head that dissipated slowly leaving good head lacing. Carbonation was lively in a clear amber body.

AROMA: Moderate malts and light hops.

TASTE: Well balanced moderate malts and light lemony hops.

MOUTHFEEL: This beer had a light to medium body (somewhere in between) with a light to medium texture, moderate carbonation and good body lacing that dissipated slowly. The initial flavor was moderately sweet with a lightly bitter finish that lasted for a moderate length of time.

DRINKABILITY: This was a good session beer. Repeatable, providing good value for the price and easy to drink, it would be a good beer for a hot summer day. It's not very complex but is well-balanced and drinkable.

Serving type: on-tap

03-12-2012 12:39:20 | More by paulginva
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-12-2012 05:30:12 | More by danharrington99
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Georgia

3/5  rDev -16.4%

03-11-2012 22:00:41 | More by bpop23
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gilbert


2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

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Maryland

3/5  rDev -16.4%

03-11-2012 04:05:09 | More by edglodek
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North Dakota

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

03-11-2012 02:33:05 | More by devonnaire
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MaddDogg84

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-11-2012 01:21:15 | More by MaddDogg84
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

03-10-2012 23:07:47 | More by Jim_DemonDeacon
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Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +39.3%

03-10-2012 20:55:02 | More by shockrocker65
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Virginia

2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

03-10-2012 16:17:44 | More by BierAdvoNikk
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

03-10-2012 06:22:37 | More by Parker
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Finland

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

03-10-2012 02:41:07 | More by sawilliams204
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

03-09-2012 21:39:42 | More by GZGMX
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 5,972 ratings.