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:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

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3.55/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

A - Pours very light copper with a two finger head. Very small amounts of lacing left.

S - Slight hop resin, soap and slight amounts of citrus.

T -Lemon, wheat, small hop resin, and a sight malt bite in the finish.

M - Heavy, lemon body with a medium amount of carbonation.

O. Overall, this was a good, somewhat interesting beer. I received it from my buddy for eating an exceptionally hot pepper. At $3.99 for a 22oz bottle, it is priced right and is an easy drinker. Just wish the flavor were a bit more complex

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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1.93/5  rDev -46.4%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2

This is cheap beer. It tastes like it was massed produced with cheap ingredients and was pretty disappointing for a $5.99 bomber. I'm glad I split it with someone so I only had to drink half. It had decent mouth feel and appearance, but the rest was rather disappointing.

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.71/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2014 update to a previous on tap rating. 12 oz can BB dated on bottom at July 2014.

Pour is amber with a rather orange tone; clear; A small amount of coarse carbonation was visible.

Aroma: Caramel malts over citrusy hops.

Flavor: Sweet up front. Malty, Balanced mid-taste through the finish.

O: A well-crafted brew deserving of its widespread appeal (and sales).

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

12 oz beer was poured into a pint glass. Thanks to my brother for bringing back another CO beer from his trip to TN.

Appearance: This beer poured a small head that has reduced to a thin layer. It is a pale orange color with great clarity and a few bubbles slowly coming up through the glass.

Smell: bready and biscuity malts, some fruitiness to the beer too, and slight caramel malts too.

Taste: malty, bready, biscuity, a bit fruity, and very tasty.

Mouthfeel: smooth, chewy, medium bodied, low to medium carbonation,

Overall: it's funny that there is a resemblance to American style Oktoberfest beers, but this is in a world of its own. Last time I had this was in a can back in December when I was in Denver. Always looking for more fat tire.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
3.6 out of 5 based on 8,618 ratings.
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