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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
82
good

6,009 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,009
Reviews: 1,780
rAvg: 3.6
pDev: 14.72%
Wants: 121
Gots: 421 | 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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Ratings: 6,009 | Reviews: 1,780 | Display Reviews Only:
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Neffbeer

Pennsylvania

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-16-2011 05:28:31 | More by Neffbeer
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Tamarack22

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-16-2011 04:09:50 | More by Tamarack22
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oline73

Maryland

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-16-2011 03:33:44 | More by oline73
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semicharmedkind

Yukon (Canada)

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-16-2011 03:25:33 | More by semicharmedkind
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MemphisKev

Tennessee

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-16-2011 03:01:35 | More by MemphisKev
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-16-2011 02:25:25 | More by plumcrazyfx
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Jdgarcia24

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 23:21:42 | More by Jdgarcia24
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modernartblues

Connecticut

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 22:13:16 | More by modernartblues
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ROGUE16

Delaware

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 20:31:01 | More by ROGUE16
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videofrog

Texas

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 20:05:42 | More by videofrog
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Trailmix242

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 19:55:38 | More by Trailmix242
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twowheelssoar

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 19:55:31 | More by twowheelssoar
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JohnnyChicago

Illinois

3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12oz bottle into a pint glass.

A: Pours a...well...amber. Off-white head sticks around for a while.

S: Not too much here, some woodchips and caramel. No hops apparent in the nose.

T: Mild woody flavours. Some dark fruits and maybe a bit of mild apple tang? Overall everything is extremely muted and weak.

D: Good drinkability, but not complex enough to choose this over another beer.

Overall: Fat Tire is just...boring. It doesn't offend; it doesn't really do anything. It just delivers an unoffensive and weak-flavoured version of a style that isn't all that exciting (unless its all hopped to hell) to begin with.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 18:43:26 | More by JohnnyChicago
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TicoCali

California

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 17:50:09 | More by TicoCali
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richbrew

New Jersey

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-15-2011 17:28:21 | More by richbrew
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ColSanders123

Georgia

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 16:21:13 | More by ColSanders123
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nanobrew

California

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 15:33:12 | More by nanobrew
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kkrez

Colorado

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 15:27:17 | More by kkrez
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bwiechmann

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 13:53:05 | More by bwiechmann
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derricksmalls

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

11-15-2011 13:16:53 | More by derricksmalls
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eerbayman

North Carolina

2/5  rDev -44.4%

11-15-2011 11:17:44 | More by eerbayman
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Booman

California

3/5  rDev -16.7%

11-15-2011 10:09:37 | More by Booman
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prayingformojo

Arizona

4/5  rDev +11.1%

11-15-2011 09:33:49 | More by prayingformojo
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ithinkimasofa

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

11-15-2011 08:17:35 | More by ithinkimasofa
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ThisWangsChung

Maryland

3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Welp...since I reviewed Fat Tire's big brother Ranger, why not give this one a spin? You know the old saying, you've made it big when you're on a neon sign behind the glass of your local wine and spirits place at the grocery store...

A: Nice, average fiery amber coloring with acceptable lacing on the glass.

S: Decently average smell of bready malts with some hints of caramel.

T: Well...um...it's average. It's a malt bomb with an adequate amount of roasted, bready, biscuity flavor. Not detecting much hops on the tongue.

M: Very average in its feel, with an average amount of carbonation and heft on the tongue.

O: This could very well the most average beer I've ever drank. Nothing terrible about it, and nothing great, either (except for the value that is...) It's a monument to pure adequacy, therefore, 3's across the board for this one!

PS: this would make absolutely fabulous beer bread.

Serving type: bottle

11-15-2011 07:49:28 | More by ThisWangsChung
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 6,009 ratings.