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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

6,791 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,791
Reviews: 1,810
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 142
Gots: 775 | 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%

campofapproval, Dec 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

kaunshelly, Dec 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

beaubarnett10, Dec 20, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

goldie2828, Dec 20, 2011
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4.3/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Enjoyed this 12oz bottle out of a large snifter glass. I had this on tap not too long ago – so I decided to try it out of the bottle.

A: Pours a clear copper hue with a solid, white, 2-finger head that leaves a nice trail down the glass and ends in a persistent lace.

S: Sweet caramel aroma with hint of spices and hops.

T: Smooth and slightly sweet flavor with a dominant caramel profile. Slightly fruity background and crisp finish.

M: Medium body and medium carbonation

O: These beers go down way to easy. So refreshing and enjoyable.

ckollias, Dec 20, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

bigeyedfish89, Dec 19, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

PIF, Dec 19, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Dunkelhund, Dec 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

jam354, Dec 19, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

DakotaJim, Dec 19, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

SCBuckeye, Dec 19, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

ububru, Dec 19, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

Nofear048, Dec 19, 2011
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4.22/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Serving: poured into tumbler from 12oz bottle, Best By Date: Jan 12.

Appearance: rich, clear amber color. Clarity gives an excellent view of bubbling action. Unremarkable white head. Not much lacing.

Smell: very malty, but pleasantly so. Hint of hops.

Taste: mellow, sweet malt. Finishes with hops. Well balanced.

Mouthfeel: moderate carb lends to a foamy feel, medium "weight" feel.

Overall: well balanced beer, though it leans towards the malt. Best part for me is the beautiful color and delicious malty taste. For me this is the definitive amber ale and its reasonable price and wide distribution make it a very easy recommendation.

VaterRoss, Dec 19, 2011
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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

jbweld, Dec 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

dowen44, Dec 19, 2011
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savagepm, Dec 18, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

mthomas84, Dec 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

eristicrat, Dec 18, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

duff247, Dec 18, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

KuehneBe, Dec 18, 2011
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,791 ratings.