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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

7,206 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good

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Ratings: 7,206
Reviews: 1,854
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 15.04%
Wants: 162
Gots: 1,056 | 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:
Beer added by: kbub6f on 10-07-2000

No notes at this time.
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Serving: On tap, shaker pint
Served: 11 April 2014

Appearance: Brownish red with a cream colored white head. Head seemed pretty intense, but the bartender poured it off the beer when he was pouring it. Left some lacing.

Smell: Soft assertion of chewy caramel.

Taste: Some caramel maltiness with a slightly bitter finish. No hop presence other than the hint of bitterness.

Mouthfeel: Light with lively carbonation. A very refreshing brew.

Overall: An unimposing beer than is sure to be a crowd pleaser. Tastes like a toned-back Maerzen, which is itself not an imposing style. I would have liked to see a fuller assertion of the malts, with slightly more caramel/molasses notes. Not a bad beer, but probably not one I would buy for personal consumption at home.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 7,206 ratings.