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Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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3.6/5
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8,758 Ratings
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:
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Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,875
Reviews:
2,056
Ratings:
8,758
pDev:
14.72%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
243
Gots:
2,591
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 8,758 |  Reviews: 2,056
Photo of Craven
3.21/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Photo of BenHoppy
3.4/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of fastsite
3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of NathanBeets
2.21/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 3 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.25 | feel: 2 | overall: 2.25

Lots of toffee/chocolate flavors. Tastes very watered down. Not much else to it, I would not recommend.

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Photo of austinc94
3.95/5  rDev +9.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of basaywhat
3.62/5  rDev +0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12 oz bottle. Pours a clear deep amber with a thick off white head that leaves lots of lace. Nose is light toffee and grain with some light fruit. Lightly sweet honey with very light roast. Slightly thin creamy mouth with average carbonation and a crisp finish.

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Photo of dokhollidai
3.77/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Thesupe
4.03/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of sashmont
4.17/5  rDev +15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Wamba
3.68/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of asnakeofjuly
4.05/5  rDev +12.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Spencer96
1.21/5  rDev -66.4%
look: 1.25 | smell: 1.5 | taste: 1 | feel: 1.25 | overall: 1.25

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

Photo of Mjmoney23
4.15/5  rDev +15.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of 22Blue
3.74/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Hoagie1973
3.18/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Sk8sean86
3.02/5  rDev -16.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

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

From the 12 oz bottle in a snifter via a friend from work--Thanks Kevin
This one time highly sought after amber ale pours a nice clear glowing
amber with a nice head of white foam that settles to a thick ring, thin
pooling layer, and showcases nice light lacing. Nose of toasted caramel
malts and a hint of hops. Flavors follow but present themselves well with
toasted malts and light zesty hops that are balanced and well presented.
Nice mouth feel; medium high carbonation is quenching and lively, medium
light body, and a sweet hop tinged finish.

Overall, a solid ale from a very good brewery. While more macro than micro
it is still pleasant to enjoy. Nothing to hate, more to like.

Cheers

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

Photo of mutt
3.73/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Catena724
2.56/5  rDev -28.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

12 oz bottle into frosty mug ( what I got when I asked for a glass)

attractive color, little head, taste was nothing remarkable. Not bad, but rather bland. Will not seek this one out for another.

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3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Mousel
3.93/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of polaris500
3.04/5  rDev -15.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,758 ratings
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