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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 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
AAEA (101) - California, USA - MAY 18, 2014
22 FL. OZ ($3.99) A very nice beer. I really enjoyed this beer. Best enjoyed in the larger size. A great 1st bottle beer. the 22floz was enough to get me through cooking a steak and had me left with a good buzz not a clumsy one. A very good lead into a stronger flavor beer. overall; at the price its a very satisfying beer and with a flavor all its own you can’t lose.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
gumbo2go (5) - - MAY 17, 2014 does not count
Fat Tire has quite a following over the years. Definitley a beer that I enjoy from time to time. Not my favorite but nothing to bark about. Nice amber color and slight hoppy taste. I put it on my "Good Beer" list.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jhp40219 (301) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - MAY 12, 2014
Pours a clear golden amber with a small white head that leaves a good amount of lacing. Aroma of caramel malt, biscuits, dough, toasted white bread, hint of earthy hops. Taste is toasted caramel malt, biscuits, and a bit of nuttiness, (hazelnut?). Overall taste is a little too watered down. Quick but nice dry finish of toasty malts and dough. Light bodied, texture is a bit thin and watery, average to low carbonation. Crisp and easy drinker. Overall a slightly better than average amber.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
HIGHB4LL (449) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - MAY 11, 2014
On tap. Appearance: amber color, finger of white head, clear. Aroma: floral, caramel, light citrus. Palate: light to medium body, average carbonation, light sticky texture. Taste: sweet with lightest bitter underneath. Overall, drinkable and one of the originals.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
HKdIPA (217) - HONG KONG - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle from QClub at Jay's. Sweet malty aroma. Taste to match. Pretty crisp taste with a slight bitter finish. Easy drinking but not great.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
xmrcifuplzx (7) - Janesville, Wi, Wisconsin, USA - MAY 11, 2014 does not count
Tried this beer on tap at a local pub. If you like hops and light beer, youll like this one guaranteed! This is a try!!!!!!! � via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
Sandler (10) - - MAY 6, 2014
Better than Bud, I suppose, but not by much. Not something I would order again. Thin and tasteless.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
DrReddinger (12) - Virginia, USA - MAY 6, 2014
This is one of my favorite beers. And I would like to have a bicycle that looks like the one on the bottle.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Hanuta06 (319) - Washington, USA - MAY 6, 2014
Serving: from tap at Legends of Aurora Sports Grill. Aroma: light malt. Appearance: small, white, initial head with fair lacing and fully-diminishing longevity. Clear, light-amber body. Taste: moderately sweet caramel malt, initial flavor and lightly bitter finish with short duration. Palate: medium body, watery texture and soft carbonation. Overall: pretty good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Mark_Eck (518) - - MAY 3, 2014
Pours a clear orangish amber. Aroma is citrus and light pine. Taste starts lightly sweet and finishes lightly bitter.

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