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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3.53/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Sam Adam's west, really the best way I can think to describe it. It's definitely a solid, all-around lager, but nothing really insanely different or artistic about it; a real, "meat-and-potatoes" kind of brew.

It's appearance is a dark amber with a moderate head that stays around for awhile. The smell is very malty (biscuit is a strong note) with a slight floral aroma (much less hoppy than say a Sam Adams). It's a pretty thick beer with solid mouth-feel and it goes down quite well.

Like I said, overall, not too bad. I used to disdain this beer, but it's grown on me, especially since I'm finding it more and more in places that don't serve a lot of craft beer (great alternative to your Miller Lite crap), but then again, Sam was the same way with me.

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

Pours a light amber hue with nice clarity and a half finger of off-white foam.

Slight caramel like sweetness, toasted biscuits.

Slightly nutty and biscuity sweetness.

Light-bodied, medium carbonation.

Overall, a smooth easy drinking beer.

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

Produced a one finger cream head, which quickly dissipated, and left no lacing.

Beer color is a translucent medium copper.

The smell is of caramel, malt, and a hint of chocolate.

The taste is similar, but with a slight hop bitterness, and a little citrus. Low-medium mouth-feel, and medium carbonation.

Decent beer. Easy drinking, and is available at some non-beer bar places, which makes it a, better than BMC, go to.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,815 ratings
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