Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

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Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale
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3.6/5
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8,821 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:
#38,598
Reviews:
2,062
Ratings:
8,821
pDev:
14.72%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
245
Gots:
2,642
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,821 |  Reviews: 2,062
Photo of mtvolkens
3.56/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 3 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

On tap poured into pint glass. Nice dark Amber color, mild smell, with a real sweet and light character with a great bold taste. Sweet caramel and a touch of earthy taste on the back end. Not much happiness at all, really smooth beer that you could drink all day. Not super complex but a great go-to ale.

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Photo of mrpoizun
2.1/5  rDev -41.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 1.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 1.75

Well, someone else described the taste of this swill as "old sweat socks" and I have to agree. Nasty.

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Photo of Spaceman_Jer
3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of jjd315
3.03/5  rDev -15.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of mernst1030
3.89/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Photo of jmd13
4.04/5  rDev +12.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Arch578
2.69/5  rDev -25.3%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Meh. I can see how it appeals to the masses, but I find it pretty below average.

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Photo of Oakengroves
3.12/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of Joloko
4.58/5  rDev +27.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Always enjoyed the taste as well ad the aroma

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Photo of BEER32
4.62/5  rDev +28.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Great beer! Great taste, smooth and refreshing

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

Photo of IPA1978
3.27/5  rDev -9.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

This was the beer I moved on to after starting out on the cheap macro brews. It's a good to stepping stone to the craft beer world.

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Photo of BigJace21
3.96/5  rDev +10%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Photo of mashtronaut
3.47/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Extol
3.69/5  rDev +2.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This is pretty good. Nice biscuity breadiness to it. Smell isn't very impressive, but the taste is on point. I could easily drink several of these in a session. Would buy again.

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Photo of ruzzal
3.89/5  rDev +8.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of MacQ32
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

Photo of Cameron_johnson
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of lohbah
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Monsta-beer-drinker
3.64/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of hockeyfighter19
3.76/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Beer-Zombie
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Had this brew a million times. Just finally getting a rating on it

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Photo of IDABEERGUY
3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,821 ratings
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