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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.


2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pecksheeh (20) - IRELAND - DEC 15, 2014
Bottle. A nice amber colour with frothy white head that quickly dissappears. Malty aroma and taste, some nutiness.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hoptimusPrimed (75) - SPAIN - DEC 14, 2014
Have tried several times from different sources and always have mixed thoughts. Quite drinkable but nothing spectacular

3.4
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
billtheman (79) - milford, Delaware, USA - DEC 10, 2014
A good but not outstanding beer, has a pleasant taste, appearance and aroma,

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 11/20
olsvammel (3701) - Örebro, SWEDEN - DEC 7, 2014
Sample at Örebro Öl & Whisky 2014. Very light smell with some fruit. Similar taste with some caramel. I thought this would contain hops but there was hardly any present. Old beer?

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
exeter (431) - calgary, Alberta, CANADA - DEC 5, 2014
Pours a light copper colour with very little head but some lacing. This beer is nicely malty upfront (very biscuit-like), with some bitterness from the hops to balance out the flavor. The taste is biscuity, grassy and some hop bitterness in the background. Nothing stands out, either good or bad.

3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
liquidhedonism (240) - Beaverton, Oregon, USA - NOV 26, 2014
12 oz bottle. Aroma: nutty and slightly citrusy, with hints of biscuit and barnyard. Taste/Palate: crisp, creamy, and slightly astringent and sour throughout. Needs more malt.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
julesjis (203) - Oregon, USA - NOV 26, 2014
Poured from a 12. Color is a typical amber color. Flavor is somewhat musty yet watery. Really not much going on with this beer. It is just there.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Countbeer (4910) - Best of E-Town mit ein Brauhaus, NETHERLANDS - NOV 24, 2014
From 10 year old note: Bottle: Orange beer with white foam. Smell malts, some wood and fruit. Taste caramel, sweet and some malts.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Shot (197) - Westerville, Ohio, USA - NOV 22, 2014
On tap. Copper color with a very thin head. Aromas of caramel malt and dark fruits. Flavors are grassy notes, bready tones, brown sugar and biscuit. Very mild hop presence. Not bad, but not terribly interesting.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2325) - New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2014
i get a Belgian ale out of this one with light spice and lemony grass. hop comes in and gives it a two tone flavor approach. seemingly lighter refreshing and with some brown sugar sweetness.


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