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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

6,782 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,782
Reviews: 1,810
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 142
Gots: 771 | 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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5/5  rDev +39.3%

markallmon, Mar 17, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

freehafe, Mar 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

jsboates, Mar 16, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +32.3%

DRECTOR, Mar 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

arjun, Mar 16, 2012
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

KyleBatten, Mar 16, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

xmuerte, Mar 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Pat, Mar 16, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Keegan, Mar 15, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

BraveGator, Mar 14, 2012
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5/5  rDev +39.3%

Garrett82, Mar 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

jamesrange62, Mar 14, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

BarHop510, Mar 14, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

dino821235, Mar 13, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

KnucklesObrien, Mar 13, 2012
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

TheBigBoy, Mar 13, 2012
Photo of TheSixthRing
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.

TheSixthRing, Mar 13, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

jrpeka, Mar 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

UltimateLivewire, Mar 12, 2012
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

NumberNone, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of paulginva
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.

paulginva, Mar 12, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

danharrington99, Mar 12, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

bpop23, Mar 11, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -23.4%

gilbert, Mar 11, 2012
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

edglodek, Mar 11, 2012
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,782 ratings.