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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Ratings: 8,777 |  Reviews: 2,058
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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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

Poured an off red to orangish coloring that seemed a bit diluted. Tons of carbonation the head was light and fleeting.

The scent was a sweet, malty tone with a bit of a bready, cereal texture. Not very strong in the nose.

The taste is of light malts with some roasted flavor. Light cereal, bread or biscuit notes. Very smooth very light on the tongue it's easy to drink.

I've been drinking Fat Tire for 20 years and its simply my opinion that its being watered down as a cost saver. It's a shame, as this was once a robust and rich amber.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.31/5  rDev +19.7%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Beautiful and very drinkable brew. Poured from a bottle into a Sam Adams glass. Holds a small head throughout. Clear gold color. Pleasant bread smell. Faint hop taste -- not for the hop nuts. Great feel in the mouth -- might consider it as a mouthwash. I love this beer.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12 ounce bottle -> Sam Adams Perfect Pint glass

This beer pours a medium gold with a nice one finger head, pretty decent retention, and some nice lacing left behind. The smell is kind of biscuit, yeast, and citrus. Maybe some earthiness too. Taste is weak and kind of one dimensional in my opinion. Malty upfront, there is very little on the finish except for a yeasty flavor. Mouthfeel is okay, but nothing special. This one is okay, but I will not seek it out again.

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,777 ratings
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