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RATINGS: 17   MEAN: 2.86/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.83/5   EST. CALORIES: 156   ABV: 5.2%
This classic American Amber Lagers full-bodied flavor derives from its toasty Caramel malt, the finest 2-row malts and Noble hops. Fat Boy Amber is dry-hopped with a hefty pound per barrel to give it a full floral aroma.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
guzzler67 (1694) - Hanover, Maryland, USA - DEC 11, 2008
Clear amber appearance with a fairly large white head that left decent lacing. Caramel malt aroma with hints of cookie dough and soft fruit. Moderate floral hop taste overshadowed by the malts. Medium bodied, nicely carbonated mouthfeel with a short lived finish.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
BeerGestapo (754) - Mt.Joy, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 30, 2008
Brewed in the USA !!! (KSBF) Pours a nice amber color with a sm-white head. Aroma of malts, grains, and citrus. The taste is much of the same with the addition of a warm bread flavor. Average, and pretty drinkable.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cletus (6355) - Connecticut, USA - OCT 9, 2008
Bottle courtesy of sloth. Pours gold with a white head. Smells of perfume, some citrus, pepper, some dry malt. Tastes of wildflowers, perfume, grass, hay, light pepper, fruit.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
hopdog (12208) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 4, 2008
On tap at the KSBF ’08. Poured a medium amberish color with a small sized off white head. Aromas of flroal, citrus, and grains. Tastes of caramel, floral, citrus, and grains.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
TomDecapolis (4618) - Milton, Delaware, USA - SEP 26, 2008
On tap at Ortinos Northside. Pours a translucent amber with golden notes and a medium creamy off white head. Aroma of caramel, diacytel, slight oxidation, light citrus, grains and malt sweetness. Flavor was a bit better featuring some caramel, noble hops, bready and lightly sweet.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
gsmitty80 (2130) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 20, 2008
Pours a copper red with nice frothy head that doesn’t dissipate too quickly. Aroma is nice of very floral and fresh hops. The taste was of overwhelming dry hoping, with a nice sweetly bitter red ale flavor and clean crisp water finish. Not much of a lingering taste except for a little sweetness. Very good.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (6146) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - SEP 8, 2008
12oz bottle. I’m assuming that the Fat Dog Lager was either an earlier version or a misreading of the name. This one is definitely FAT BOY Lager. Filtered orange-tan appearance. Sweet, doughy English malt aroma. Taste is slighty reminiscent of a British Bitter. Very well balanced beer, with the Amber malt playing very well into the whole flavor profile. Mildly hopped, with a nice crisp hoppy mouthfeel upfront. Pretty much a session beer all the way.

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