Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
82
good
8,652 Ratings
THE BROS
82
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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
Ratings:
8,652
Reviews:
2,043
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
14.72%
 
 
Wants:
239
Gots:
2,508
For Trade:
1
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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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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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4.5/5  rDev +25%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%

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2.5/5  rDev -30.6%

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a very pretty copper gold color with a three finger lightly tanned head. Small swaths of lacing stick around. Flavors and aromas of sweet bread, herbal and lightly fruity hops, and a hint of caramel. Light body, average mouthfeel. Fat tire remains one of the most average beers out there. Not really bad, not exciting in the slightest, and I never have an urge to drink more than one but I don't mind it if it's what is available.

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4.25/5  rDev +18.1%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +25%

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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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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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3/5  rDev -16.7%

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3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Pours a clear orange-brown with a large, frothy, light tan head that lasted a good while. Fair lacing. Smell heavy caramel malt and light perfume hops. Can also detect a light alcohol/soy sauce odor and actually something very solvent like. Medium bodied with a creamy texture, soft carbonation, and a bitter finish. A long toasted cereal flavor that is lightly sweet and moderately bitter.

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4/5  rDev +11.1%

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4.58/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - Amber, filtered, and an off-white frothy head.

Aroma - Toasty biscuit.

Taste - Toasty, biscuity malts, some sweetness, very smooth, and a slight presence of hops to round off the malts and sweetness.

Overall - Smooth, malty, unique, delicious, and thoroughly enjoyable.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
3.6 out of 5 based on 8,652 ratings.
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