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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

6,775 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,775
Reviews: 1,809
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 142
Gots: 766 | 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%

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koo10t, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grabbed a bomber from some shabby local liquor store. Best by 15Feb08. Today is 10Aug08. Guess I shoulda looked before I leapt. Won't trust those bastards again.

Anyway I noticed as I poured that it was 6 months outta date, or if you prefer, and in this case I do, this particular bottle had been aged 6 months. How considerate.

So after the pour, I thought it was quite beautiful. Nice translucent copper shade of caramel. Thick white frothy head. Very tempting.

Smelled some kind of unidentified grain, wish I had the words, but it was pleasing.

Tasted like it smells. I like it. Very easy to drink, has a pleasing flavor. Maybe I'm just a mook who don't know better, but I swear I thoroughly enjoyed this beer. And hey, it's all about me anyway.

PatronWizard, Aug 11, 2008
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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a golden amber with a frothy white head. Nice and lacy. Smell is fruity and lightly yeasty. Light mown hay aromas.

Tastes fruity and very bready. Some citrusy undertones. Nice crispness in the finish. Really it's all about that bready flavor with the fruitiness from the yeast. A crisp lightly bitter finish. Light and refreshing. Much more substancial than most amber ales. A good session beer and very well done taken for what it is.

ViveLaChouffe, Oct 20, 2004
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,775 ratings.