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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.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (35055) - VestJylland, DENMARK - JUN 28, 2011

Bottle 22fl.oz. @ HenrikSoegaard Sommerhus Tasting - Handrup Strand.

Clear light medium amber colour with a average to large, frothy, good lacing, fully lasting, off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy malty, toasted, caramel, dusty, bread notes, light moderate hoppy, dustys. Flavour is moderate to light heavy sweet and moderate bitter with a long duration, malty, fruity. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20110626]

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
yespr (31178) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - JUL 18, 2009
12 fl oz bottle. Pours clear and golden deep orange with a small white head. Light fruity and breadish aroma. Flavour is mild sweet, caramelish and with subdued hops note. Ends smooth malty flavoured with a light bitterness.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ungstrup (29284) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - JUL 27, 2008
An amber beer with a thin beige head. The aroma is sweet matly with light notes of caramel. The flavor is very sweet malty , leading to a slightly bitter finish.

2.4
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
Papsoe (25085) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAR 24, 2007
(Bottle 35,5 cl) Beautiful, clear, amber golden with a creamy, off-white head leaving some lacework. Strange malt aroma. Light and somewhat watery body with an odd, unclean malt profile - sweet and caramelish, but not really in any pleasant way. The mouthfeel is very soft. This has almost no bitterness. 200307

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
joergen (20714) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUL 23, 2008
Bottle. Clear amber coloured with a medium sized white head. Sweet aroma of caramel, liquorice and yeast with notes of spices and hops. Sweet flavour of malts, caramel and liquorice with notes of yeast and hops. Hoppy finish.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
omhper (19370) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - FEB 25, 2002
Orange coloured. Light bodied, straight forward easy drinking ale. Well balanced.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
anders37 (16691) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAR 11, 2007
Bottle. Pours a clear pale amber color with a longlasting off-white head. Malty bready aroma with some hoppy hints. Malty bready flavor with some fruity hints. Malty bready finish with a slightly bitter aftertaste.

1.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 6/20
madmitch76 (15068) - , Essex, ENGLAND - NOV 15, 2009
29th July 2008. Light brown clear beer. Balance but watery. Just a hint of something fruity in the finish. Hugely dissapointing below average beer.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
fiulijn (14516) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 14, 2006
Draught at Crown & Anchor, Las Vegas; 4-3-5-2-9=23
Amber color. Light malt aroma and taste; light cheesy aroma. No hop aroma, no fruitness; and with some yeast.

Bottle; 4-3-4-2-7=20
Amber color. Malt vegetable aroma. Medium bodied, some light caramel, no character. Poor.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cgarvieuk (14279) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUN 29, 2010
bottle at home ... thanks to cquiroga.... amber ... no head ... soft sweet toffee malt nose ... dry toffee malts ... light sweet hop ... light pale ale malt ... soft rounded mouthfeel ... and a nice light sweet hoppy linger ... growing on me.


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