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Named in honor of our founder Jeff’s bike trip through Belgium, Fat Tire Amber Ale marks a turning point in the young electrical engineer’s home brewing. Belgian beers use a far broader palette of ingredients (fruits, spices, esoteric yeast strains) than German or English styles. Jeff found the Belgian approach freeing. Upon his return, Jeff created Fat Tire and Abbey Belgian Ale, (assuming Abbey would be his big gun). He and his wife, Kim traveled around sampling their homebrews to the public. Fat Tire’s appeal quickly became evident. People liked everything about it. Except the name. Fat Tire won fans is in its sense of balance: toasty, biscuit-like malt flavors coasting in equilibrium with hoppy freshness.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MNAle (91) - Minnesota, USA - DEC 18, 2015
Decent craft ale. I’d buy it again as one I could enjoy when there is a limited selection.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
rustbucket0873 (348) - Krikville, New York, USA - DEC 12, 2015
Pours light brown, with fluffy whit head, aroma is sweet, caramel, grass. The flavor is earthy, caramel, and grassy. Taste like eroupen hops. Overall nothing great that stands out run of the mill.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gaultier (1191) - SWEDEN - DEC 6, 2015
@ Agards väg 6/12-15. Can from Systembolaget. Malty and fruity with caramel and toffee. Body is medium, the finish is dry with notes of caramel.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
kerenmk (3621) - Tel Aviv, ISRAEL - DEC 5, 2015
bottle shared at a tasting at troubles’ place. Thanks Excellent Little Brother! Clear dark gold with a white head. Fruity aroma with some candy, toast, then old hops and ripe fruit like pear. Mild bitterness, mildly hoppy taste. Medium body, soft fizz, long and toasty finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Dorkenstein (257) - - DEC 1, 2015
Aromas of biscuit,honey, and caramel. Taste is biscuit, light caramel, and floral hops in the finish. I am also noticing a mineral water flavor throughout which I find distracting.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Gorgosh (390) - - NOV 28, 2015
Och här faller ännu ett offer för medelklassfällan. Bra arom övergår i medelmåttig smak och får ett genomsnittligt betyg. Nu går vi vidare, öppnar en ny öl och sätter ett...medelbetyg.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
climberbob (334) - Virginia, USA - NOV 25, 2015
Can into tulip. Amber w malt pine aroma. Decent balance between hop and malt. Well rounded beer. Some earthy tones. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 7/20
BruceHartford3 (9) - - NOV 23, 2015 does not count
roasty, bread, grass, dough, amber, clear, white foam, minimal head, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, lightly sour, medium body, average carbonation,

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
Jokestereo (155) - SWEDEN - NOV 23, 2015
Pours dark clear amber with a thin line of white head. Aroma; Orange peels, vanilla, citrus and a touch of alcohol. It doesn’t smell that much to be honest or it might be I have a cold. Flavours; A little watery, vanilla, citrus and orange peels.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ryanscourt (1154) - Latrobe, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 21, 2015
Most popular amber ale i know unless you include yuengling which is really more of a marcro lager. Its fine.

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