Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

BA SCORE
82
good
8,676 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:
8,676
Reviews:
2,043
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
14.72%
 
 
Wants:
237
Gots:
2,529
For Trade:
1
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Ratings: 8,676 |  Reviews: 2,043
Photo of grahamgillespie
2.99/5  rDev -16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

Photo of mcoppola72
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BcCraft710
3.78/5  rDev +5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of lupercmda
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of ElEversoris
4.33/5  rDev +20.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Joenapolitano
3.52/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

L: Poured an amber color, with a light-medium head, and a medium lacing.

S: The aroma is of malt, slight hints of spices, and a grass-like odor.

T: Slight sweet caramel flavoring followed by a biscuit-malt, and finally balanced by the taste of hops, and citrus zest.

F: Creamy, smooth, and a medium carbonation.

O: The traces of caramel, and citrus complement each other well, but can be overpowering to some. Comparable to an American Lager, but more of a Spring drink, than a summer brew.

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Photo of dd53grif
3.5/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Paoloboston
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of LeftHanded666
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Burgett
4.36/5  rDev +21.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of IndySuds
2.84/5  rDev -21.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of tervalas
3.98/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jcoleMA66
3.83/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Murph106157
3.63/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of bumbledink
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of wiescins
3/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Coltron23
3.02/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Photo of hopsonhopsonhops
3.13/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of kkazemi
3.44/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jbehlar
4.95/5  rDev +37.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of EdwardIV84
3.2/5  rDev -11.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.25

Not a great beer but one of those beers ebery couple years I get a taste for and end up getting a case I definitely prefer the Accumulation Winter brew over the amber ale, which now actually says Belgian Style Ale. They changed the packaging a bit to so I wasn't sure if this was actually a new beer from the brewery or not, turns out it is. I like the bottle shape and bike label a lot. Its a fair amber that goes down smooth but a little too much caramel malt for my taste to drink a few in one afternoon. Cheers!

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Photo of ncoutodavis
3.39/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
3.6 out of 5 based on 8,676 ratings.
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