Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale
BA SCORE
3.6/5
8,745 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,487
Reviews:
2,055
Ratings:
8,745
pDev:
14.72%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
242
Gots:
2,579
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,745 |  Reviews: 2,055
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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of heygeebee
3.06/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3

From Warner's BB Dec 13

Briefly, pours clear amber! Spotty lace. Smells of little really, save doughy malts. Taste is marmalade and beady malts, and much more a la ESB than anything else. Little hops. Clearly entry level offering.

Drinkable, tho....

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass
Best before: 09Feb14

A: Pours a crystal clear amber with 1.5 fingers width of light tan head. Head dissipates down slowly and leaves a good amount of lacing.

S: Biscuity and sweet malt, some adjunct additive aromas, no real hop presence appreciated in the nose.

T: Sweet malts, doughy bread, very subtle hop characters.

M/D: Medium body, carbonation on the heavier side, drinkability is good.

O: Ive had this many times, but first time rating it. Its an ok beer, but nothing special. I think of it as the craft beer for people who dont know craft beer. An acceptable drink, but not something worth making any effort to obtain.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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2.25/5  rDev -37.5%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.6/5  rDev 0%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours out a nice amber/dark orange in color with a small white head that dissipated immediately. Smells of sweet caramel from the malt bill with no indication of hops whatsoever. Taste is fairly faint caramel with a little sweet molasses. No hint of hops whatsoever. Taste is actually better than expected. I like it more than I had in the past. Not used to low ABV beers. Mouthfeel is thin as it should be. Overall not al bad beer. Really drinkable session beer which is what I was looking for tonight.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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2.75/5  rDev -23.6%

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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,745 ratings
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