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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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7,106 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,106
Reviews: 1,824
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 152
Gots: 939 | 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%

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Photo of stoutmasterjames
4.43/5  rDev +23.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

(Pint glass) Semi dark amber hue. Nice foamy, though impermanent head. Good lacing. Smells nuts and fruit.

Wonderful. Sweet notes... earthy notes. Perhaps a touch of banana or fruit sweetness. Slightly dry into the finish. Entertaining and light.

My "O'doul's" for Hoegaarden. When I need a break from the smooth flavor of a typical Belgian white, this! Fat Tire, though light and refreshing, has a flavor and feel that I can really sink my teeth into.

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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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3.05/5  rDev -15%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

A- Poured copper, lots of lacing. Really nice looking beer.

S- Biscuits and malts, hints of hoppiness.

T- Similar to the smell, very well balanced between the malts and the hops.

M- Lots of carbonation, overall a smooth brew.

Overall this is a classic in the microbrewing industry, and definitely has a cult following. Nothing too special, but great when compared to the Bud's and Miller's of the world.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours out a clear rich amber color with a two to three finger white head. Retention is good with the ale settled down to a one finger head and lace around the glass from start to finish.

The aroma is full of lightly roasted and caramel malt. Mild bitter hops give the aroma a good balance.

The flavor is full of toasted malt. Nothing over done just wonderful drinking. There is nothing over the top. And with a light/medium body the drinking is easy.

Cheers to a great amber ale that is year around and makes a great session brew.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 7,106 ratings.