Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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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

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Photo of Philousa
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear orange amber with a small amount of white head. Aroma is mainly biscuit with some caramel and a tartness from the yeast. Flavor is sweet with biscuit and slight honey, some chocolate malt, and the tartness from the yeast prevails towards the end of the flavor profile. I'm guessing noble hops are used, as the finish of flavor is nectar and flowery that goes well with the sweet Belgian malt. Well balanced with a middling mouthfeel and a balanced finish. Easily drinkable with a sweetness is my take away from this beer.

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Photo of andjlepp
3.27/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Bottle served into english Pub style glass

appearearance- Light, golden caramel color, clear and easy see through, small head that shrinks to a thin head that remains during consumption, light lacing left on the glass

smell- smell of biscuity hops and slight citrus smell, vague and light hop smell to the beer

taste- very smooth flavor with a high biscuit style flavoring, slight caramel after taste with a bit of hop bitterness

mouthfeel- very light and smooth in the mouth, bite of carbonation when left in the mouth

overall- a satisfying beer with a belgian like flavoring, light and crisp with light citrus under tones, adding and orange will bring out more citrus flavor

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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5/5  rDev +38.9%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.85/5  rDev +6.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

fat tire ale new beliguim
22oz bottle poured into chilled mug

Nice thick foamy head blonde carmel color clear

light underwhelming wheat

smooth earthy full bodied taste with slight fading bitter tones bready/wheaty maltiness settles in

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
3.6 out of 5 based on 8,704 ratings.
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