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Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale
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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

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Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Fat Tire Amber Ale
New Belgium Brewing, Colorado
---from bottle to pint glass---

Bright and clear copper color, two fingers of ivory head, good lacing.

Smells very sweet, grainy, biscuity, good light hoppy smell.

Almost all malt here, grainy and biscuity, small touch of citrusy and tart hops at the end.

Light body, grainy flavor lingers – reminding you that you’re drinking a beer, but nothing more

Nothing inspiring here, easy to drink, a good beer to introduce non craft brew drinkers to. A toasty beer that won’t overwhelm your taste buds…

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look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

This is a place holder review on draft until I can try it in the bottle.

A: I had this on draft in a tall glass. Red in color. Clear. Served sadly to cold. Flat, no lacing. no head

S: It has a nice light hoppy perfume like note. Some Light cereal notes, some light hay and straw malt notes. sweet light yeast notes.

T: nice malty PA like beer with a nice refreshing hop bite aftertaste. body was and is light to medium, sort of in between to me. The texture was kind of thin. average carbonation, bitter finish.
Nice beer to drink, nothing fancy, but nice. not much kick even in a big pour, I had another 1.
Its a good beer and its goes well with lunch. Good long lasting flovor, lightly sweet, acid and bitter was all light, no bad notes.

m: Thin texture, soft carbonation (low). easy to drink. Nice aftertaste. light body etc.

O: its a good PA type beer. I liked and enjoyed it, had it 4 times now on draft. I need to buy a 6 pack and try it at home.

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Poured the 22 ounce bottle into a glass. Average head, some lacing, fair retention. Smell is comprised of biscuits and fruit. Taste is again biscuit but with nut and fruit there too. This is very dry. It's a bit too light /thin and it's not complex at all, but as others have said, it's a decent and fairly inexpensive session beer that's technically craft beer but that won't overwhelm anyone.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,758 ratings
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