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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

7,132 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 7,132
Reviews: 1,834
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 155
Gots: 970 | 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%

Great beer

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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

I grabbed this at the sterling Sun Singer with lunch today. A full finger of white foam tops a brown body with golden highlights. Good lacing on the pint glass. Modest chocolate and caramel malts, all lightly toasted. Somewhat floral hopped tasted with rather bitter malt, like a peppery butterscotch, I like the combination and the more bitter taste was a pleasant surprise. Creamy with moderate hop texture is quite good also. Very drinkable and enjoyable on a warm day on the patio, definitely recommended.

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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4/5  rDev +11.4%

I have been buying this brew since the late 90's. This was one of my first gateway craft beers, as it were. I have turned to Fat Tire when needing a sessionable yet flavorful beer. It's a great Amber Ale. Bitterness is balanced quite well with the sweetness. New Belgium knows what they are doing with this beer. It's a common, accepted beer staple in much of the Western States. It's a good balance and easy drinker, way above average adjunct lagers and other mass produced cereal beers. IMO, this brew has it's rightful place. A good quality brew for the craft beer beginner, or one looking for a quality easy drinker without having to sacrifice quality and taste. My first choice when camping in the Rockies around Monarch Pass in Colorado. A twelve pack of bottles amongst a warm camp fire soothes my soul.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 7,132 ratings.