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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8,879 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:
#39,673
Reviews:
2,077
Ratings:
8,879
pDev:
14.72%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
248
Gots:
2,691
Trade:
1
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 8,879 |  Reviews: 2,077
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

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

Photo of AleHunter805
3.59/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

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

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

Photo of citruscane
3.46/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of CalebDouglas
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of JLaw55
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

A: Nice clear brown/amber color with a nice 1.5 inch fluffy white head. Sticks with you, leaves moderate to heavy amounts of lacing on the edges, all the way to the bottom of the glass.

S: Nice malty, mildly sweet, grain smell. Very pleasant, nothing off putting here.

T: Slight sweet, malty, toast flavor. Minimal hop presence, almost undetectable. Has hints of an indescribable flavor that reminds me of a brown ale, which I do not like. Kind of a hint of staleness to it. Not sure if it is normal or a odd bottle, would like to check out again to compare.

M: Light to medium amber. This is a lighter option when looking for a heartier beer. More substance here without being overly heavy or thick.

O: Was pleasant, a nice departure from all the over the tops hops that seem to be the trend these days. Not necessarily a standout, but is worth a taste.

Would Drink Again: Yes
Would Purchase Again: No

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Photo of bmac093
3.54/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of cheefdaddy1
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of CJNAPS
3.48/5  rDev -3.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

One of my first loves

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Photo of Imcoachoshea
3.99/5  rDev +10.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of jxc5
4.03/5  rDev +11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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

Photo of UniversitateaDeBere
3.41/5  rDev -5.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,879 ratings