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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 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beersgenius (11) - - MAY 7, 2015
a really nice carmel flavor to this amber ale. love the label and one of my favorite ambers.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
allienora603 (20) - - MAY 5, 2015
caramel, earthy, amber, clear, medium sweetness, medium body, I really like the taste of this beer, it is easy to drink and very refreshing.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
djoeye (2266) - Tromsø, NORWAY - MAY 5, 2015
Look; light tan tarty foam, slightly hazy amber body, short crocheted kitchen curtains. Aroma; rubber, caramels, grass, milk chocolate, green herbs. Taste; caramels, grass, syrup, sweet dark bread, prunes. Normal body, soft carbonation. Finishes into dark fruits. The sweet malt impression moves it much closer to amber lager/vienna than expected. [33cl can 5.2%abv, BB2016-1, B@Systembolaget]

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
rollerton (171) - SWEDEN - MAY 1, 2015
Bottel from SB. Not much taste, nor aroma. A sligt bittre palate. New belgium usually makes good beer, but this is rather disappointing.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
grubypawel (241) - - APR 30, 2015
Pours clear light amber with a rich white head. A toasty aroma with hints of burnt plastic. A full-bodied malty taste. Low bitter finish.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Senap (465) - Uppsala, SWEDEN - APR 30, 2015
En hint av annanas och frukt i en totalt sett ganska menlös produkt. Törstsläckare, jo visst, men inte så mycket mer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aumentm (439) - North Carolina, USA - APR 24, 2015
This is one of their best beers and most popular. Its somewhat dark and has little head. Its nice in flavor.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
FrankluvsBeer (6) - Livingston, New Jersey, USA - APR 23, 2015 does not count
I wish that I had spent my hard earned money on something else. I bought a variety pack and this was the best beer in the sample pack. I found this beer drinkable and others hard to stomach.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Thirstyboris (19) - Camperdown, AUSTRALIA - APR 23, 2015
Slight caramel taste. Light on the palate with no strong or overwhelming tastes. Easy drinking beer.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Belgrave (30) - Truro, Nova Scotia, CANADA - APR 22, 2015
Pours a slightly hazy amber-orange with an average size off-white head. Aroma of malt, yeast and hops. Taste was kind of disappointing-- malty and a little yeasty and not much else. Thin bodied.

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