Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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82
good
8,696 Ratings
THE BROS
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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:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ratings:
8,696
Reviews:
2,045
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
14.72%
 
 
Wants:
240
Gots:
2,548
For Trade:
1
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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 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 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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Photo of pistol_pete
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Tstromer
2.97/5  rDev -17.5%
look: 3 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Coryk133
3.33/5  rDev -7.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

A bit light but not a bad tasting beer, I'd drink it again.

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Photo of Red_Zeke
3.87/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of Jackjaffar
3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of MilaMila
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of scottyshades
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DrewSnyc667
3.34/5  rDev -7.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of kotocar
4.02/5  rDev +11.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 3.75

This beer tastes like what it is. It's turned into a "craft macro brew". Similar to one of my favorite craft macro beers which they no longer make. American Ale by anahasuer beusch. Except this tastes like a water down version of it. More malty and a bit of caramel malts. Watery flavor, but high carbonation. Not very sweet. A bit dry.

Nothing really special here. It's not a session beer, and it's not a craft. I don't know where it belongs. Perhaps I out grew this ale.

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Photo of Determined419
4.64/5  rDev +28.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of JoeLev
3.99/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Nace4
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of coloute
4.07/5  rDev +13.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
3.6 out of 5 based on 8,696 ratings.
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