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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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6,389 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,389
Reviews: 1,783
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 128
Gots: 590 | 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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shelby415

Oregon

3/5  rDev -16.4%

02-27-2012 07:13:06 | More by shelby415
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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LukeONeill


3/5  rDev -16.4%

02-27-2012 04:55:11 | More by LukeONeill
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JohnThiessen


3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-27-2012 04:18:21 | More by JohnThiessen
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Neorebel

New Jersey

3.6/5  rDev +0.3%

Pours a light and clear amber color. A carbonated head appears but quickly recedes to a thin coating. Aroma is a little weak, but I do detect faint hints of toasted malt and hops, as well as some grassiness. Taste is much better than I anticipated - a nice roasty character is strongly in the foreground and it is complimented by a light hop bitterness. It does not dry the palate as hoppier beers may, but I feel it is a little too 'watery.' This is a good 'everyday' beer, but truth be told I'd rather have a good Pilsener.

02-27-2012 03:32:28 | More by Neorebel
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stoutlover1978

Indiana

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-27-2012 03:16:26 | More by stoutlover1978
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kylemckinnis

Oregon

3/5  rDev -16.4%

02-27-2012 01:08:25 | More by kylemckinnis
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VncentLIFE

North Carolina

3.2/5  rDev -10.9%

Ive had this a few times, and only once did I think it was good.

Pour was an amber color with a white head.

Smell has some smoothness, but I pick up earthy, medicinal hops. Somewhat grassy as well. Not my cup of tea.

Taste is much the same, except the medicinal hops dominate. Slight biscuit flavor, but its too crisp for my taste. Not bad, and I prefer it to BMC.

02-27-2012 00:20:00 | More by VncentLIFE
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GTB

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

02-26-2012 23:30:15 | More by GTB
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Mgm54

New York

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-26-2012 22:41:12 | More by Mgm54
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HxC90


4/5  rDev +11.4%

02-26-2012 16:13:01 | More by HxC90
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hilgart1

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-26-2012 06:46:05 | More by hilgart1
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mds1101

Illinois

3/5  rDev -16.4%

02-26-2012 02:55:31 | More by mds1101
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troyvar

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.4%

02-25-2012 22:34:21 | More by troyvar
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SHCC

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-25-2012 19:23:19 | More by SHCC
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steamboatbrewer

Colorado

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-25-2012 19:07:28 | More by steamboatbrewer
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tirlzx

California

3/5  rDev -16.4%

02-25-2012 18:24:25 | More by tirlzx
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btorsdog

Ohio

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-25-2012 17:03:03 | More by btorsdog
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Jendy

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-25-2012 04:37:53 | More by Jendy
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Labeerfinder


3.85/5  rDev +7.2%

Pours a nice amber color, lingering thin tan head with nice lacing. Sweet aroma, and initial caramel flavor. Ends with a slite bitterness to make it interesting. Mouthfull is a bit watery, but not bad. Overall a decent amber ale and a well rounded beer.

02-25-2012 01:54:02 | More by Labeerfinder
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HamGlade10

Oklahoma

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-24-2012 21:28:20 | More by HamGlade10
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stanale

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

02-24-2012 20:51:20 | More by stanale
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Lob

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

02-24-2012 20:06:39 | More by Lob
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IBSRJOE

Indiana

4/5  rDev +11.4%

02-21-2012 15:17:58 | More by IBSRJOE
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MeatyMoo

California

4/5  rDev +11.4%

02-21-2012 06:37:54 | More by MeatyMoo
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,389 ratings.