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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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rodrigueZflyingf0x

British Columbia (Canada)

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-18-2012 23:32:22 | More by rodrigueZflyingf0x
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avacadohotsauce

Alabama

4/5  rDev +11.4%

06-18-2012 21:20:57 | More by avacadohotsauce
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ForrestChess


3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-18-2012 19:43:41 | More by ForrestChess
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carteravebrew

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-18-2012 19:08:56 | More by carteravebrew
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pschul4

Illinois

3.7/5  rDev +3.1%

Have had this plenty of times. Just getting around to reviewing it now

A- I used to think this was a dark beer, pours an average copper color with a light tan head that falls back quickly

S- Some malts and roasty notes. I don't know how to describe it, there is a specific "fat tire" scent here that I haven't experienced in any other beer

T- Nice amber malts but not much else. Rather 1 dimensional, but not awful

M- Pretty smooth which i like alot

O- Solid beer. Nothing crazy but can't go wrong here

06-18-2012 00:38:23 | More by pschul4
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Lima


3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-17-2012 19:48:12 | More by Lima
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gk4984


4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

06-17-2012 14:49:17 | More by gk4984
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rbthuffman

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-17-2012 03:35:15 | More by rbthuffman
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K_Fresh


3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-17-2012 00:48:44 | More by K_Fresh
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iKrystin

Washington

3/5  rDev -16.4%

06-16-2012 06:56:42 | More by iKrystin
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soccerfancooch

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-15-2012 20:15:32 | More by soccerfancooch
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NodakEric

Minnesota

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-15-2012 02:39:20 | More by NodakEric
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Brushkanna

New Jersey

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-15-2012 01:16:59 | More by Brushkanna
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PopnLoads

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.4%

06-15-2012 00:13:53 | More by PopnLoads
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KevBearcat529

Ohio

4/5  rDev +11.4%

06-14-2012 00:55:44 | More by KevBearcat529
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BostonHops

Massachusetts

3.53/5  rDev -1.7%

12oz bottle served in a little hotel glass. ideal on that count but you have to do what you have to do sometimes. review from notes of 04/18/10.

pours a clear amber/orange tone with a frothy off-white head. a bit of patchy lacing is evident; middling retention. malt-forward nose with a bready, biscuit-y character to it and a touch of floral hops in the background. decent aroma, nothing extraordinary.

flavor mostly follows the nose. again, biscuity, bready malt with a few subtle, secondary hoppy notes... it does have a certain uniqueness to it. reasonably enjoyable; a solid B range beer. medium-light bodied mouthfeel with average carbonation.

overall this is a solid if unspectacular offering. hits the spot when you're in vegas and low on options.

(originally reviewed: 04-19-2011)

06-13-2012 22:35:50 | More by BostonHops
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Zbrown2307

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-13-2012 22:12:30 | More by Zbrown2307
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bigfnjoe

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

06-13-2012 14:41:06 | More by bigfnjoe
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Auror

Massachusetts

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

06-13-2012 02:52:56 | More by Auror
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IrishGermanAmerican

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-13-2012 02:20:54 | More by IrishGermanAmerican
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syntheticwings

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-13-2012 01:53:46 | More by syntheticwings
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breedsimpsonville

South Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-13-2012 01:21:10 | More by breedsimpsonville
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commune


2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

06-13-2012 00:21:22 | More by commune
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Koralin

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

06-12-2012 20:17:05 | More by Koralin
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jricharc

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

06-12-2012 10:41:14 | More by jricharc
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,444 ratings.