Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale
BA SCORE
3.6/5
8,742 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:
No notes at this time.

Added by kbub6f on 10-07-2000

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#37,465
Reviews:
2,055
Ratings:
8,742
pDev:
14.72%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
242
Gots:
2,579
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,742 |  Reviews: 2,055
Photo of teneno
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ruger_44-Redhawk
3.67/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A good beer that definitely has a unique style and taste. Probably one of the primary beers we were drinking for taste other than the standard Budweiser products in high scho....er, I mean, college. So this and Schlafly were good introductions to the fine art of beer. Taste is a nice malt heavy back bone, some candied sugar, vanilla and almond.

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Photo of LT630
4.19/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Benr96
3.94/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of woodchipper
4.11/5  rDev +14.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Surprised that I haven't rated this yet.
Poured to a tulip from a 12 oz bottle labeled enjoy by 10/17/17.
Deep gold, nice foam but it fades in minutes. Lacing is present but minimal.
Aroma is deep dark dry caramel.
Taste is same but with a dry rye hit at the end. Well balanced.
Carbonation seems just right despite appearance of minimal.

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

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

Photo of cookusmaximus97
4.91/5  rDev +36.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

One of my overall favorites.

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Photo of PJCarnell
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

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

Photo of Sheaffer315
2.68/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

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

Photo of ribby
3.79/5  rDev +5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Joint tasting with Boston Lager. Both suffice as well made beers that are acceptable to beer aficiandos and Bud drinkers. Both have a clear amber color that lets you know this isnt Coors. This is a bit more malty than Boston Lager.

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Photo of Jamesfincher
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Davedrinkinbeer
4.21/5  rDev +16.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Pretty good but nothing special.

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Photo of BrentMcQuirk
3.72/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of Philcassella
2.5/5  rDev -30.6%
look: 2.5 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.5

Photo of aking32753
4.18/5  rDev +16.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of adam36
3.23/5  rDev -10.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of SynthetikReality95
4.85/5  rDev +34.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,742 ratings
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