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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
82
good

6,984 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,984
Reviews: 1,820
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 150
Gots: 874 | 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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look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A & S - amber/ copper with a small head. Smell is dominated by malt, to the point that you get it throughout the whole drinking process.
T/M/D - it has some of a hop feel to it, but I can't get over the malt, it's everywhere. It is full bodied, but mostly malty and finished malty. It's drinkable for like 4-5 but then the malt weighs you down.
I loved this when it came out of the blocks but am over it, some say that a good beer can be drank over and over and keep you satisfied, this isn't the case for me. I think it's a good entry into the micro world for like newbies and picking up a safe 6-pack at Safeway, but not for the long run (I know, they are huge now).

chickencoop, Aug 20, 2009
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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 6,984 ratings.