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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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7,297 Ratings

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Ratings: 7,297
Reviews: 1,875
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 168
Gots: 1,157 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-07-2000

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4.5/5  rDev +25.3%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A: clear crimson color. Thin head with some lacing.

S: lots of sweet caramel malt. Very aromatous.

T: Mostly breads, biscuit and sweet malts. A little plain. Lacks the usual bad amber aftertaste.

M: moderate carbonation and light to medium body.

Overall: very smooth, refreshing and benign beer. Easy to drink but nothing overall special.

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3.2/5  rDev -10.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

Poured from the 12oz bottle into a pint glass. Body is a bright amber color, topped by a smallish creamy white head that quickly subsides, leaving some decent lacing on the glass. Aroma of sweet pale malt with a hint of adjunct, some sweet notes of biscuit and toffee, and just a hint of fruity hops.
Palate is malt-forward, with a touch of fruity hops of front. Notes of biscuit and mild fruit (a hint of apple) come through mid-palate. Finish is dry and has a slightly chalky quality to it. Body is slightly fizzy, but not overly so. This is decent, but I really don't understand its mass popularity.

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

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4.3/5  rDev +19.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

Appearance- light amber, very clear.
Smell- you have a nice balance and very light smell of hops and malt.
Taste and Mouthfeel go hand in hand. This beer comes and goes so smoothly. This is a very fridge worthy beer. This brew sits very nicely and is a " who wants one' beer. Overall this beer is a great beer, just good tasting. well done.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 7,297 ratings.