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Old 03-04-2006, 05:52 AM   #1
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Any good? Worth making a clone? I hear alot of people talking about it but am unable to get it down here in SE GA.

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Old 03-04-2006, 06:08 AM   #2
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Any good? Worth making a clone? I hear alot of people talking about it but am unable to get it down here in SE GA.
Good beer. If I remember right, it's been a prize winner for New Belguim Brewery. My very first brew was a Fat Tire from a kit. I now have a Fat Tire Clone in the primary ready to rack to secondary (my 8th brew.)
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Old 03-04-2006, 02:32 PM   #3
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good amber ale. I've made a Fat Tire clone from Austin homebrew (www.austinhomebrew.com) that was very good

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Old 03-04-2006, 09:54 PM   #4
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I like it as well. Very smooth beer, with a great taste. Very worthy of cloning.

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Old 03-04-2006, 10:02 PM   #5
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Fat tire's my personal favorite beer, I've got my first clone in primary right now. I would definitely give it a try.

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Old 03-04-2006, 10:57 PM   #6
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I also like Fat Tire. Very good taste. I made a clone but messed it up. Didn't taste anything like the original. May try it again.

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Old 03-04-2006, 11:20 PM   #7
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I like it too. I have to give full credit to Fat Tire as being the beer that started turning my tastes toward craft beer instead of BMC.

I haven't had one in years, but I drank it back in the late 90's when it was all over Omaha.

I'm glad I found the clone recipe for it, even if it isn't right on it brings back pretty good taste memories.

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yeah, my roommate just brewed his fat tire brown ale clone yesterday. i also have never tasted it, but it smelled dang good. it seems like quite the popular beer to brew though, i'll try to look for it next time.

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It recently became available in my area, so I grabbed one. It's good, it has a nutty flavor that I have never tasted in beer before. So, I'm brewing what I hope is a good clone of it Monday.

If you decide to brew a clone, I'd stay away from the recipes that feature Belgian yeasts. According to my local beer guru, New Belgium uses fairly traditional American Ale yeasts.

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If you decide to brew a clone, I'd stay away from the recipes that feature Belgian yeasts. According to my local beer guru, New Belgium uses fairly traditional American Ale yeasts.
I'm drinking one now that was brewed with Belgian yeast...it tastes just like Fat Tire. Personally I don't think the yeast makes a great deal of difference with Fat Tire, because the bisquit malt flavor is so dominant.
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