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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

7,349 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 7,349
Reviews: 1,893
rAvg: 3.59
pDev: 14.76%
Wants: 172
Gots: 1,206 | FT: 2
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

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Ratings: 7,349 | Reviews: 1,893
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look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

I poured a bottle into a pilsner glass.

Appearance- Clear copper color with a fingers worth of head. Fair amount of lacing.

Smell- Caramel malt and biscuit aroma with a hint of yeast.

Taste- Very similar to the nose but with a more pronounced caramel malt sweetness. It has just enough fruity hop flavor to balance it out.

Mouthfeel- Medium bodied and very smooth.

Overall- Many years ago this beer and Samuel Adams are what got me into trying different craft beers. I decided to try it again and it was like revisiting an old friend that I haven't seen for years. Very good beer that I need to drink more often.

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I had to travel out of state, specifically to get this beer. It has a slightly hoppy taste, but it is very drinkable. This has been one of my favorite beers for a long time and making the journey across state lines is deffinately worth it. And the beer is constantly cold from the brewery to your mouth (it is one of the stipulations for the brewery i believe)

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
81 out of 100 based on 7,349 ratings.