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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

6,788 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,788
Reviews: 1,810
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 142
Gots: 774 | 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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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

crashdavisinoh, Dec 02, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

RichH55, Dec 02, 2011
Photo of zaphodchak
3.8/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

One finger creamy white head over an amber body; tons of lacing.

Faintly hoppy nose, some roasty (nutty) malt.

Body is rich, toffee, malt, balance well with some hops that come through on the front. Some very very faint black pepper.

Mouthfeel is nice and rich- smooth and creamy, doesn't steal from the taste.

Overall solid, super-drinkable and quite nice, not off the wall, and versatile as far as food is concerned.

zaphodchak, Dec 02, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Kevlee722, Dec 01, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

awesomedude, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

jcashthestock, Dec 01, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

LostHighway, Dec 01, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

PaBeerLover, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

danyalc, Dec 01, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Daveychu, Nov 30, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

BankerNes, Nov 30, 2011
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5/5  rDev +39.3%

jethro11, Nov 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

ALLISON01, Nov 30, 2011
Photo of Dodt
3.4/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

saw this on the self at the beer store thought i would give it a try. poured from the bomber into a pint glass . appearance a light orange color with a decent head that leaves some lacing. smell is a blend of hops and earthy malt. a nice body to this beer .

Dodt, Nov 30, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

xnicknj, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

atlf90, Nov 29, 2011
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

jakewise, Nov 29, 2011
Photo of kopper65
1.48/5  rDev -58.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.5 | overall: 1.5

I've tried to like this beer on many occasions, but I just can't. It was actually hard for me to finish my last one, and I'm not one to like the idea of struggling to finish ANY beer. It's just way too malty and soapy for my tastes. A shame, too, because I happen to like a lot of other New Belgium styles.

kopper65, Nov 29, 2011
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

alip, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

artacosta, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

mettkea, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

RViator325, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Ejayz, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

JimInTN, Nov 28, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

Amp, Nov 28, 2011
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,788 ratings.