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Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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3.6/5
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8,759 Ratings
Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States
newbelgium.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.20%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,927
Reviews:
2,056
Ratings:
8,759
pDev:
14.72%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
244
Gots:
2,590
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,759 |  Reviews: 2,056
Photo of PJCarnell
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of DBosco
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of the_monolith
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sheaffer315
2.68/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

Photo of BCborn
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ribby
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Joint tasting with Boston Lager. Both suffice as well made beers that are acceptable to beer aficiandos and Bud drinkers. Both have a clear amber color that lets you know this isnt Coors. This is a bit more malty than Boston Lager.

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Photo of Jamesfincher
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of SailIntoTheStout
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
4.21/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of NeckBootHeadAss
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Pretty good but nothing special.

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Photo of BrentMcQuirk
3.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of ikidunot
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Philcassella
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of aking32753
4.18/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of adam36
3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of kkenagy
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of SynthetikReality95
4.85/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Slowjamcdub
3.12/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 2.75

Very odd taste. It has a great smell almost like a Boston logger and the taste is just off. Hard to describe this one but not very fond of it.

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Photo of Patches826
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of KevinL
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Hossst
4.35/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEERMILER12
3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of micropale
3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ikapaMK
4.15/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Poured into a wine glass

A - Dark gold color with a dense 1 1/2 finger head. Slowly subsides. Some tracings on the glass
S - Bright malt, Crackery
T - Off the bat, the hops - not the bitter kinds, but rather a milder, I guess one could say "floral", kind. Some malt flavour, but largely finished by a peppery bite
F - Not a lot of body, but I also didn't expect much to begin with. Goes down clean and smooth with little residue or effervescence on the tongue

O - Overall, a very good beer. Might go for again, but it's nice to officially say I've tried a Belgian styled beer, even if it's only an American copy

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Photo of Retroman40
3.36/5  rDev -6.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Pours out a nice clear copper color with a persistent head. Smell and taste are primarily malt with just a hint of hops. Decent carbonation level with a smooth mouthfeel. Overall a nice average beer. Considering the price point a good value and worth the extra buck over any macro.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,759 ratings
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