Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
82
good
8,620 Ratings
THE BROS
82
good
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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:
8,620
Reviews:
2,036
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
14.72%
 
 
Wants:
238
Gots:
2,477
For Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,620 |  Reviews: 2,036
Photo of carmike813
3.17/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of JBrasca
3.87/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Nice golden amber color with just enough of a creamy, white head; smell has a caramel, somewhat sweet aroma with a bread/grain with slight caramel hops and slight sweetness from the malts; Taste has a very caramel malty presence with just enough sweetness to balance out the hops and citrus; nothing too special or exciting but is still a solid, very enjoyable brew!

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Photo of mpbuckley
3.8/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of mmorris15
3.92/5  rDev +8.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of tvenne
4.25/5  rDev +18.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of caburdette51
3.32/5  rDev -7.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Strohm
3.42/5  rDev -5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Rizzy17
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Chuckdiesel24
2.9/5  rDev -19.4%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Nbonafilia
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Poured off tap into pint glass. Nonexistent nose and thin head was compensated for by the complex toasty flavor juxtaposed with mild hop character. 3.5/5, solid, refreshing beer.

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Photo of Narthax
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of codytwo
2/5  rDev -44.4%
look: 2 | smell: 2 | taste: 2 | feel: 2 | overall: 2

From Untappd

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Photo of illpass78
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pint on draft at Po Boys & Pickles in Portland, Maine.

Appearance: Clear amber/rust. Nice one finger head.

Aroma: Bread, malt sweetness, grass.

Taste: Follows nose, with some caramel in there. Classic ale.

Mouthfeel: Very easy drinking. Has flavor, though.

Overall: Just a rock solid standard. Happy to be able to get it in Maine now.

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

Photo of GatorB
3.37/5  rDev -6.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Jay007
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Fitzy01
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Not at all what I expected........I feel very disappointed.

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Photo of cnealc
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cbaz
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CobraDC23
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Ben1313
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mnine
3.3/5  rDev -8.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Dr_Gonzo
5/5  rDev +38.9%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

My Con. Law professor recommended me this. Exceptional beer for easy accessibility and price. Smells fantastically very hoppy and very rich in its aroma. Of course it tastes very good with a hearty myriad of different floral flavors and overall it's a fun beer to experience.

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Photo of hawkssb04
3.24/5  rDev -10%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
3.6 out of 5 based on 8,620 ratings.
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