Fat Tire Amber Ale | New Belgium Brewing

Fat Tire Amber AleFat Tire Amber Ale
BA SCORE
3.6/5
8,745 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:
#37,487
Reviews:
2,055
Ratings:
8,745
pDev:
14.72%
Bros Score:
3.6
 
 
Wants:
242
Gots:
2,579
Trade:
1
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3.75/5  rDev +4.2%

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

I have had a lot of this beer over the years, started drinking it in the Navy in the late 90s and on into the early 2000s. I have moved on to more interesting brews now, but occasionally find myself in a place where this is the best to be had, and in those cases times ain't bad. (Finding yourself in a PBR or High Life dilemma, now there's a REAL situation!) This brewery sprung up a cpl miles from where I grew up, so for a long time this was my "taste of home". I'll be as objective as that allows.

A - Rich mahogany brown body. Weak carbonation, lace ring dissipates to almost nothing and no trace left behind down the glass.

S - Nutty, earthy smell. Roasted grains. It smells better off the tap than the bottle for sure. Very slight grassy hop presence.

T - Mellow roasted grain, no sweet maltiness however. A little dankness comes out at the end. Decent, fairly unassuming.

M - Pretty wet and watery, bit of a funky aftertaste. I went through a phase when that aftertaste was disgusting to me, not so offputting now.

O - It was a good intro beer for me, but US brewing has moved so far beyond this. Afraid I have too, just ok now...

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

Pours a deep reddish orange color with a medium sized off white head and decent lacing. Aroma is rather subdued and mostly of caramel malts and some faint hops. Taste is biscuit and caramel sweetness with some floral hops. Mouthfeel is medium and easy drinkability.

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Fat Tire Amber Ale from New Belgium Brewing
Beer rating: 3.6 out of 5 with 8,745 ratings
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