Fatty Boombalatty | Furthermore Beer

Fatty BoombalattyFatty Boombalatty
BA SCORE
3.81/5
337 Ratings
Fatty BoombalattyFatty Boombalatty
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Furthermore Beer
Wisconsin, United States
furthermorebeer.com

Style: Belgian Pale Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 7.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by emerge077 on 04-15-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#14,258
Reviews:
146
Ratings:
337
pDev:
12.34%
Bros Score:
3.97
 
 
Wants:
28
Gots:
36
Trade:
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Photo of Bighuge
3.45/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Golden copper orange. Fluffy white cloud of froth graces the surface. Lacing is more than adequate. Sweet candy like aroma spliced with some peppery spice notes. Some doughball aromas as well. Flavor is o.k., but lacks the character and complexity to make it anything more than o.k. Sweetly malty. Slightly alcoholic. Peppery. Faint yeast esters. Body is medium or so. On the high end of the carbonation chart, but appropriate nonetheless. This is a decent drink.

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Photo of Gotti311
2.5/5  rDev -34.4%

Photo of iRun2Beer
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Viggo
4.15/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Pracna in Minneapolis.

Pours a super cloudy and chunky orange/yellow, like yogourt, thick white head forms, slowly settles down to a thick ring around the glass, some lace chunks. Smell is neat, lots of banana and orange peel, some floral, wheat, yeasty, very fruity, pineapple, touch of apple cider sweetness, very neat. Taste is nice too, orange, sharp and citric, yeasty, lots of light fruit, toasted wheat, banana and spice, some bitterness in the finish, very cool. Mouthfeel is medium bodied, chewy mouthfeel, medium to high carbonation, very refreshing for the ABV. Not sure what style this is, almost like a weizenbock/pale ale hybrid or something, weird but very enjoyable.

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Photo of bpfrush
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of jera1350
3.7/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Pale gold color with a one finger head that reduces to a sudsy ring around the glass. Some lacing.

Wheaty, yeasty, sourdough bread, Necco wafer candy, hint of banana.

Sourdough like flavor, some alcohol is present. A little funkiness going on.

A bit fizzy which actually results in some chewiness here. Heavier part of light bodied.

Pretty good drinkability. The higher carbonation gives a fuller feeling when drinking this for me. Two of these would be about the max for myself.

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Photo of BarrelAgedG
3.91/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ccrida
3.47/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured into my Schell's shaker pint, Fatty Boombalatty is a dark yellow with a white head that leaves very light, scattered lace.

Smell is very estery at cellar temp, loads of cloves, spicy.

Taste is okay, huge banana esters, really overripe, taste like a BPA that's been aged too long. Hefe like...huge flavor, all esters.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied.

Drinkability is okay, it's a clean brew, the ABV is well disguised, but the esters are unapologetic. I'm a big fan of Bavarian esters, but they're not for everyone....

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Photo of atone315
4.25/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of THECPJ
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Reviewed from notes:

appearance: copper orange with a 1 finger off white head

smell: spices, yeast, sweet,

taste: sweet, spices, belgian yeast, sticky

mouthfeel: mild carbonation, medium body,

overall: it's an alright brew. Nothing special or over the top.

Cheers,
The CPJ

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Photo of dirtylou
3.85/5  rDev +1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz single, rileys...i seem to like furthermore offerings so i look forward to trying this one again

appearance: pours nicely into my la chouffe tulip glass...hazy light apricot body, nice trim beige foam with good retention

smell: clean yeasty nose...peach, white grape, wheat, trace citrus aromas

taste: not a mind blowing belgian but i nice every day american interpretation...sweet peach, apricot, white grape, green apple, lots of wheat and even more yeast, white pepper, lots of orange and other citrus. quality

mouthfeel: crisp and refreshing

drinkability: high

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Photo of BeerFMAndy
4.2/5  rDev +10.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 oz bottle poured into a Duvel tulip. No date or info.

A - Poured with some vigor, Fatty's head expands to two fingers quickly but also lowers quickly. Off-white Belgian lace is left all over the glass though. A chimney of carbonation rises from the "D" etching through the clear golden-orange beer.

S - Soft wheat explodes from the nose of this beer giving it an aromatic but easy-going smell. Spicy Belgian yeast is aggressive in the nose as well which blankets, for the most part, the spicy hops. A touch of citrus and cold metal float in and out through the background. It's a great nose making this a promising brew already.

T - With a big boom, the spiciness overtakes the wheat in the flavor effortlessly. Tons of coriander and Belgian spicy yeast with notes of lemon and orange peel citrus. Notes of citrus and pine-flavored hops stay towards the back and blend well with a timid, warm solvent alcohol kick. Maybe a touch of nutmeg too? The spice is very prominent but not overwhelming. It's got a good balance.

M - Medium-light in body, Fatty packs a flavorful punch but not a weighty punch. Lots of carbonation makes the finish quite spritzy which accommodates the dry and lightly bitter feel well. A small hint of warming from the alcohol comes out in sensation too.

D - This brew packs an unexpected punch of goodness! I heard good things but didn't expect this. Very nicely done and deliciously drinkable, I may have to pick up some more Fatty!

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Photo of KarlHungus
4/5  rDev +5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This beer pours a cloudy orange color. The head is one inch in height, and recedes slowly into a firm cap of lacing. The aroma is of Belgian yeast, spice, anise, and leather. The taste is like the aroma, but with more anise. The mouthfeel is medium-full bodied with lively carbonation, and a velvety texture. Overall, this is a nice beer that I could drink again.

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Photo of morimech
4.14/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours copper color with a small head that quickly disapears. Some spotty lacing is left on the glass.

I smell lemons, cloves, biscuit malt, and a little yeast.

Lemon is the first thing I taste but then cloves, pepper, and other citrus flavors come out. A little alcohol is in the taste but not hot in any way. The finish is a little medicinal.

Medium body with a nicely matched carbonation. Not at all harsh.

A real good ale. I would of liked the lemon cut back a little to bring the other flavors out but it is still very flavorful. The high ABV cuts down on drinkability.

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Photo of cpetrone84
3.9/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

fresh growler from fatheads.

A-pours a hazy dark golden amber color with a dense creamy white head, huge reteition and nice lace.

S-the nose brings lots of bubblegum, notes of orange peel, just a hint of yeast, good bit of floral fruity esters, very faint spice of corriander, light note of phenolic bandaid.

T-the flavor has a ton of yeast, light notes of orange peel and lemon, floral and fruit esters, more bandaid phenols than the nose, present bitterness in the finish.

M-grainy dirty feel to it, medium to light body, syrupy with a low to moderate amount of carbonation.

D-a little messy and has some flaws. overall it isn't band, the phenol flavor lingers for me a bit too long but the bitterness balance to the fruit and floral esters is quite interesting.

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Photo of warnerry
3.53/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours clear orange/brown with almost three fingers of off-white head. Head has excellent retention and leaves some nice lacing.

S - Coriander initially dominates the aroma. Once my nose adjusts to all the coriander, some belgian yeast and citrus come through. Nice, but a little heavy on the coriander.

T - The taste is similarly dominated by coriander, at the expense of the other flavors. Eventually some Beligian yeast, banana and juicy citrus come through, with some pepper as well. Finish has a spicy dryness. Again, pretty good, but too much coriander.

M - Medium mouthfeel that finishes quite dry.

O - An interesting Belgian pale ale with heavy witbier spicing. Cutting back on the spicing would help this one out, but it is still pretty enjoyable.

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Photo of Kevinpitts
3.75/5  rDev -1.6%

Photo of OWSLEY069
3.08/5  rDev -19.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Pours a hazy pale orange-ish color with an off white head. In the aroma, orange citrus, coriander, and a nice alcohol presence. In the taste, coriander, orange juice citrus, a small alcohol note and somewhat peppery. A smooth and a medium bodied moouthfeel, with a dry spice with a small citrus in the aftertaste. A bit boozy and peppery, and somewhat all over the place in the taste.

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Photo of stephenjmoore
3.78/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of gford217
3.6/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle courtesy of AdamGarcia.

Pours a hazy golden orange with a fluffy white head that recedes to a small collar and swirl on top with little lacing.

The aroma is full of sugary sweet apples and pears with a subtle bit of bubble gum wheat in the nose and some lemony citrus hops. There is some spicy yeast floating around as well.

The taste has the same dominant fruity sweetness with an initial orange citrus kick up front. The light banana and bubble gum sweetness is present but swept away by a dry spicy finish. Still, it's a sweet flavor overall.

The mouthfeel is moderately carbonated but still a bit slick and sugary sweet. It seemed to lack a bit in terms of body though.

It's a cross between a hefe, an IPA and a Belgian pale and it's definitely drinkable though probably lacking the heft to be a serious Belgian pale.

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Photo of Tucquan
3.95/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this in Baraboo, Wisconsin.

This was one, tasty beer. Lots of complexity to the taste, with fruit, yeast, wheat and a nice amount of bitter to balance things quite nicely. It sure is unfiltered! It's a thick, peach color with a good head. Good mouthfeel and medium plus carbonation. Worth looking for this brew.

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Photo of zonker17
3.5/5  rDev -8.1%

Photo of mfnmbvp
3.15/5  rDev -17.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

12 oz. bottle, with no apparent bottled on date present. No abv listed on the label either, but by the looks of things, this beer is contract brewed by the Milwaukee Brewing Co., for Furthermore Beer. Whatever. I got this bottle as part of a mixed six pack at the local beer store.

Poured into a clear balloon snifter.

A - Pours a nice bright orange colored body with three fingers of big bubbly off-white head with pretty underwhelming retention, especially given the style. Some nice fat streaks of lacing on the glass. Looks alright.

S - Smell is of earthy musty grains, funky yeast, alcohol fumes, brown bread, some nuttiness, and some mild banana / clove spice.

T - Taste is of bready malt, grains / grass / earth, slight hint of sticky caramel, booze heat, brettanomyces, cloves, light banana, & some kind of syrupy sweetness.

M - Feel is sticky, bready, and dry with some mild alcohol fumes on the finish. Medium bodied with high, bloating carbonation.

Overall, I'd say it was a drinkable endeavor, but certainly not something I would want for repeat drinking. It grew on me as I drank it, but I guess there was a bit too much sweetness, and too much carbonation for me to find enjoyable. In all, it was alright.

Furthermore Fatty Boombalatty ---3.5/5

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Photo of garymuchow
4.01/5  rDev +5.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

cold rainy (with snow to come) April night. Seems a proper time for a big enough beer to handle the chill.
Nice mixed fruit in the noise with balance of pale malt graininess. Touch of yeasty spice. Complex and nice.
Medium sized amply dense white head. Semi-cloudy gold.
Again with a nice fruitiness. A softer dryness for style. Mild yeast flavor with subdued phenols and minimal spice. Mild pale grains. Some drinks bring out a clear hop flavor. A pleasing sweetness runs through the drink very nicely.
Soft feel enhanced by the carbonation.
A good drinking pale ale/tripel. Americanized somewhat, but enjoyable. Let's have one more.

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Photo of cokes
4.02/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Darkened honey color, flecked and obscured with suspended yeast, and donning a moderate dirty white cap.
The nose exudes shape-shifting fruits, that cycle among apricot, lemon, pear, and pineapple. Spice is more of a constant with its peppercorns, rosewater, and coriander.
Immediately wheaty upon entering the mouth, bringing a general softness that blossoms into plantain and kiwi hues once the yeast acts up, towing pepper and coriander with it. A faint but lingering lemon cookie midsection fades into a prickly dried floral arrangement of roses and lilac. Muffled booms of alcohol add further dryness, as this ends utterly clean.
Medium plump in feel with a carbonation that is steadfast, tiny and sedate, enabling a balance that is neither abrasively fizzy or stagnantly sticky. A remarkable accomplishment in American Belgian-style brewing, really, given so many examples that botch texture entirely.
I had this right when it was released a couple months ago and thought it to be coarse and disjointed. A little additional time has seen this grow into its shoes.
This is an impressive first stab at Belgian-stylings by a newish brewery. Kudos here.

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Fatty Boombalatty from Furthermore Beer
Beer rating: 3.81 out of 5 with 337 ratings
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