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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
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6,164 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 6,164
Reviews: 1,781
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 122
Gots: 496 | 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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Jdra

Michigan

4.25/5  rDev +18.4%

09-11-2013 20:05:59 | More by Jdra
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HollandTunnels

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +11.4%

09-11-2013 10:06:23 | More by HollandTunnels
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ChrisCupp

Oklahoma

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

09-11-2013 08:22:28 | More by ChrisCupp
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Budinetz

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-11-2013 08:14:08 | More by Budinetz
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vidguy17

Iowa

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

09-11-2013 04:16:51 | More by vidguy17
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BlissJunkie

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-11-2013 03:49:53 | More by BlissJunkie
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immobileman

Alabama

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

09-10-2013 15:41:45 | More by immobileman
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anon

California

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-10-2013 14:29:12 | More by anon
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calcutron

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-10-2013 05:27:14 | More by calcutron
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MikeB20

Delaware

3.43/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

P: 22oz bottle into a perfect pint glass.

A: Pours a golden amber with a two finger off white head. Nice lacing that sticks throughout the glass.

S: Grainy biscuit malt and that's about it.

T: Very similar to the smell. Biscuit or bread like malt. Slightly sweet, not a lot of hop bitterness, just enough to keep things in balance. Refreshing, very easy to drink but not all that complex.

M: Moderate body, refreshing carbonation. Easy to drink.

O: A solid beer but I'm not sure it stands out in the crowd. The price is reasonable and I'd recommend at least giving it a try.

Serving type: bottle

09-09-2013 21:25:13 | More by MikeB20
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Chrash16

Alabama

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-09-2013 20:19:02 | More by Chrash16
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Brewer1980

United Kingdom (Scotland)

3.25/5  rDev -9.5%

09-09-2013 15:30:25 | More by Brewer1980
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Epoch91

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-09-2013 02:19:26 | More by Epoch91
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Jodawn

Texas

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-08-2013 21:47:21 | More by Jodawn
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homebrewpaddler

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +11.4%

09-08-2013 16:46:40 | More by homebrewpaddler
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JackMcAwesome

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-08-2013 16:34:19 | More by JackMcAwesome
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wiegs4life

Pennsylvania

3.63/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I was on vacation down in North Carolina so I wanted to try the local beers I can't get back in PA. I've had the 1554 from the brewery before and liked it so I decided to try the very popular Fat Tire. I found it weird that a beer from Colorado was sold in North Carolina and not up in Pennsylvania. I had this beer yesterday 9/7/13.

A - I poured the bottle into a regular pint glass. There was a hint of amber red. As for most beers, this was not very opaque.

S - Not usually one for the smell of the beer but this beer smelt like fresh flowers on a warm spring day.

T - It tasted really good, but I noticed a weird aftertaste as the beer got warmer. Not sure what that was about.

M - Pretty standard in the mouth category. I’m not going to get fat tire flavored Listerine either, although beer flavored Listerine would be crazy cool.

Overall I am amused by it, but I'm not going to rush out of state to get it. If I saw it on draft somewhere I might try it, but I’m not going to pay more than domestics for it.

Serving type: bottle

09-08-2013 13:08:42 | More by wiegs4life
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kmb77

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.4%

09-08-2013 09:42:26 | More by kmb77
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prock180

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-08-2013 03:07:13 | More by prock180
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bcoutu

North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.4%

09-07-2013 18:04:30 | More by bcoutu
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j_eastwood1

Texas

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-07-2013 02:22:01 | More by j_eastwood1
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ejohnson654

North Carolina

4/5  rDev +11.4%

09-07-2013 00:53:57 | More by ejohnson654
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CDubbs75

Michigan

4/5  rDev +11.4%

09-07-2013 00:53:38 | More by CDubbs75
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MisterFuzz

Tennessee

3.75/5  rDev +4.5%

09-07-2013 00:45:56 | More by MisterFuzz
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Soto

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -2.5%

09-07-2013 00:40:09 | More by Soto
Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 6,164 ratings.