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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
80
good

6,824 Ratings
THE BROS
80
good

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Ratings: 6,824
Reviews: 1,809
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 144
Gots: 786 | 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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4/5  rDev +11.4%

ggourde, May 26, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Dethsloth7, May 26, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

STJohnson82, May 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Bigred1311, May 25, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Hopmodium, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Tpsauer, May 25, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

rogerthegill, May 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Kam, May 24, 2012
Photo of tylerprince
3.08/5  rDev -14.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3

Poured from a fresh bottle into a pint glass and consumed after dinner.

A: Pours a nice clear light copper/amber with ample bubbling. One finger frothy off-white head with decent retention leaves behind a thin lacing.

S: Sweet, toasted caramel malts with fruity hops (pear, cherry). A slight hint of alcohol and a strange finish...grape? A little chlorine odor towards the end.

T: Fresh malt hits the palate and quickly turns into a nice, toasty caramel, present throughout. Tart fruits come next, similar to smell, but with hints of yeast and tobacco. Complex, but finishes a bit skunky. I like my ambers buttery, and this does not fit the bill.\

M: Very watery, could benefit from more body and carbonation. Not at all resinous.

O: Very disappointing. Smells off, tastes mediocre, and the MF is appalling. I will not be buying this again.

tylerprince, May 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

brandon911, May 24, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

estlinska, May 24, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

dorf, May 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Shineonsolar, May 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Stumpy29er, May 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

sdonegan, May 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Flowyn82, May 23, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

ByMySword, May 21, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

bullcrapp, May 21, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

baybassboy, May 21, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Drk93TT, May 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

yaksurf, May 20, 2012
Photo of Jamesthebrit
3.95/5  rDev +10%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: Bold amber color. Head is thick and bubbly.
S: Malty, carmel, sweet, a little fruity maybe.
T: Like the smell , some strawberry notes, a good sweetness, quite malty. Carmel as well. Yeast flavors.
M: Sits a little watery before the bubbles take over.

A solid beer. It has lots of fruity flavors and a good sweetness and maltyness. Pass on this is you don't like sweet beers, otherwise this is a good one to check out. Easy drinking as well.

Jamesthebrit, May 20, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

rderedin, May 20, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

bushwack, May 20, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

hardcor33, May 19, 2012
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
80 out of 100 based on 6,824 ratings.