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Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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3.6/5
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8,777 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

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Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#38,156
Reviews:
2,058
Ratings:
8,777
pDev:
14.72%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
244
Gots:
2,608
Trade:
1
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Photo of mavdaddy96
4.53/5  rDev +25.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This is a damn near perfect beer (in my opinion). I do like craft beers (these guys are big but still craft, correct?) but I am not a huge hop head like every brewery seems to be. IPA this IPA that. So many IPAs. I do enjoy lagers, ales, pale ales, and IPAs but this beer this the best. Love the taste, got a malt backbone and a little bite from the hops. Love, love, love this beer. Can't recommend it enough.

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Photo of Olhnana
4.35/5  rDev +20.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Mcarpenter22
3.32/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Pittsburgh-Redneck
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Ronl12
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of DigitalHillbilly
5/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Great flavour and feel. One of my favourites.

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Photo of arr3388
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of gardner254
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Johnnyrafer
3.07/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of Buttstallion
1/5  rDev -72.2%
look: 1 | smell: 1 | taste: 1 | feel: 1 | overall: 1

Photo of rudiecantfail
3.27/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

12 oz. bottle poured into a tulip glass.

L---Golden orange. Clear. Head started off thick, but quickly disappeared. Some ok lacing.

S---Very malty. Overly sweet.

T---Malty & grainy. Mild hops are there as well.

F---Thick& creamy. Nice carbonation.

O---I had it on draft and liked it better than out of the bottle. Still, a serviceable beer. I'd have another if it was there.

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Photo of DoctorRobert1969
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Solid classic. Drinks easy.

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Photo of douglaspeperosa
2.61/5  rDev -27.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.5

Photo of carolinabeerguy
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Bartpatton
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jnorris404
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Craven
3.21/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BenHoppy
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fastsite
3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NathanBeets
2.21/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Lots of toffee/chocolate flavors. Tastes very watered down. Not much else to it, I would not recommend.

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Photo of austinc94
3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of basaywhat
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours a clear deep amber with a thick off white head that leaves lots of lace. Nose is light toffee and grain with some light fruit. Lightly sweet honey with very light roast. Slightly thin creamy mouth with average carbonation and a crisp finish.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,777 ratings
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