Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale
8,741 Ratings
Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale

Brewed by:
New Belgium Brewing
Colorado, United States

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

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

I know I had this in 2007 on my first trip to Vail, and probably a couple times since (we were at Vail again last year and it is available here). But I never reviewed this one.

It is pretty in the glass, which is a requirement of this style - the prettiest of brews. The aroma is clean (missing in action). The taste is of an extremely well balanced amber ale - nothing stick out. It is exceedingly refreshing and easy drinking because of this.

Overall, this is a nice, easy, refreshing drink and highly recommended for a session brew.

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A - Amber color with a big foamy head that quickly disappeared.
S - Malty with hints of hops.
T - Like the smell it has malty characteristics, biscuit, a balance with the hops that have a mild bitterness on the finish.
M - Medium to light body with a crisp finish.
O - An easy to drink Amber Ale, Average.

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.45/5  rDev -4.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear amber with a nice head and lacing. Slight nose of sweet malt with a hint of spice. Light medium body with normal carbonation. It has a nice laid back balanced flavor of light hop bitterness over a slight biscuit sweetness. Crisp finish with a slight bitter aftertaste that is somewhat astringent. Good, but rather bland.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,741 ratings
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