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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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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

beerbart, Jan 26, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

possumteeth, Jan 25, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Auslander, Jan 24, 2014
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4.1/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

This has been my staple for 5+ years now. I was introduced to Fat Tire by a family member when I moved to N.C. I was a Budweiser only drinker. Now I will try a lot of different beers, but I always come back to this one. Can't wait until the new brewery is built in Asheville so I can take a tour!

Masager13, Jan 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

jmsedgwick, Jan 24, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

codysjb, Jan 24, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

nealbert, Jan 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

xero, Jan 23, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

wmath22, Jan 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Petey_the_Quiet, Jan 23, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

mtbdonn, Jan 23, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

cmwilliq, Jan 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Bolivian22, Jan 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

ThirstyHrothgar, Jan 22, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

Rilesmiles, Jan 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

kvgomps, Jan 22, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

memphischas, Jan 22, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

threedaggers, Jan 21, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Enjoy By 4/6/14. 22oz bottle poured into a pint glass. Pours a beautiful transparent copper with great clarity; fluffy white head that slowly fades leaving great lacing and retention. The aromas are full of caramel malts. Lots of bread. Hints of toffee and butterscotch. Some corn is in the mix as well. The flavors are crisp and refreshing. Very earthy. Slightly sweet. More caramel. Healthy amount of malts. Hops are very subtle. More corn. More butterscotch. Mouthfeel is awesome. It's medium-bodied but creamy and fluffy with active carbonation. It's extremely smooth and very drinkable.

This is a great example of a traditional amber ale. It might not be adventurous to some, but the craftsmanship takes this one over the top. It's very "food friendly" too.

BB1313, Jan 21, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

RevCraig, Jan 21, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

lzepplin01, Jan 21, 2014
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,775 ratings.