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Fat Tire Amber Ale - New Belgium Brewing

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BA SCORE
82
good

6,982 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 6,982
Reviews: 1,820
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 150
Gots: 873 | 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  rDev -16.4%

Kmlund, Mar 11, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Karibourgeois, Mar 09, 2014
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1.73/5  rDev -51.8%
look: 1.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 1 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

I had this on a freezing winter night this past year. I heard rave reviews of it and saw countless people buying pitchers at my local wing joint and decided to give it a try. It was slightly black in appearance and tasted like gasoline. I don't feel that I received a good batch or something else was wrong with it because it didn't look the same as when i had seen it in the past. I'd be willing to give it another go if it was offered to me.

PaulAndrew, Mar 09, 2014
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3/5  rDev -16.4%

Rbroccoli, Mar 09, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

Mtooman, Mar 09, 2014
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3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Bottle > Pint Glass

A - Clear light yellow (not amber...?) with a thin fizzy half a finger of white head, no lacing.
S - Big floury wheat and biscuit malt aroma, a little yeasty.
T - Unique in flavor, has a little of that belgian yeast trait, biscuit dough, has a little burnt caramel flavor too.
M - Just ok, a little watery.
O - This is not really an amber ale at all, I'm not sure where you'd place it, but its lame. Though, everyone's had it, and people act like its a big deal to drink.

Omnium, Mar 09, 2014
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4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

dbarny76, Mar 08, 2014
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4/5  rDev +11.4%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.4%

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
82 out of 100 based on 6,982 ratings.