Page 1 of 4 1234 LastLast
Results 1 to 15 of 60
  1. #1
    Legend
    Points: 174,241, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 3.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    alaskaguy's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    10,204
    Points
    174,241
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 1

    And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    I had a glass of Odell 90 Shilling while watching the Iowa State/Iowa game.

    This stuff is also brewed in Fort Collins, and is outstanding.

    I don't know if it is available outside of Colorado; if it is not it is another one of the benefits of living in this state.


    "If the facts don't fit the theory, change the facts." Albert Einstein
    "If your worried about falling off the bike, you'd never get on" Lance Armstrong
    "Dress cute wherever you go, life is too short to blend in." Paris Hilton
    "Money is one of the greatest instruments of freedom ever invented by man." F.A. Hayek

  2. #2
    Addict
    Points: 151,551, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    6,081
    Points
    151,551
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 73
    Given: 10

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Their Easy Street Wheat is also primo.



  3. #3
    Addict
    Points: 151,551, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2009
    Posts
    6,081
    Points
    151,551
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 73
    Given: 10

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Quote Originally Posted by alaskaguy View Post
    I had a glass of Odell 90 Shilling while watching the Iowa State/Iowa game.

    This stuff is also brewed in Fort Collins, and is outstanding.

    I don't know if it is available outside of Colorado; if it is not it is another one of the benefits of living in this state.
    My brother-in-law drives to Missouri and picks up Odell products. Not in Iowa, however.



  4. #4
    Starter
    Points: 21,978, Level: 45
    Level completed: 37%, Points required for next Level: 572
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points
    HawkFanISUalum's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2009
    Location
    Iowa City, IA
    Posts
    789
    Points
    21,978
    Level
    45
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 1
    Given: 1

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    90 Shilling is much better than Fat Tire.

    I think you can get it in Omaha now, but that's the closest it gets to Iowa at this point.

    I had a friend that lived in Ft. Collins and he'd always bring at least 5 or 6 cases of that back whenever he came to visit. Great stuff!



  5. #5
    Addict
    Points: 80,785, Level: 88
    Level completed: 36%, Points required for next Level: 1,165
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jumbopackage's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2007
    Posts
    5,465
    Points
    80,785
    Level
    88
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 20
    Given: 8

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Odell does some decent beers, though most of the really good beers of their's I have had is seasonal. They made a great imperial pilsner for a while.


    "Homemade beer, after all, is like a democracy. Every so often, youíre gonna hate what comes out of it. But when itís good, itís the best." - woot.com

  6. #6
    Pro
    Points: 36,584, Level: 58
    Level completed: 95%, Points required for next Level: 66
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran25000 Experience Points
    drmwevr08's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2006
    Location
    Omaha, NE
    Posts
    3,445
    Points
    36,584
    Level
    58
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 6
    Given: 5

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Treat yourself to some variety, every other beer New Belgium makes is better than Fat Tire. I dont know why that stuff is so popular.


    Nothing to see here mods. Keep moving.

  7. #7
    Starter
    Points: 13,493, Level: 35
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 557
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Longmont, CO
    Posts
    671
    Points
    13,493
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 3

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Quote Originally Posted by drmwevr08 View Post
    Treat yourself to some variety, every other beer New Belgium makes is better than Fat Tire. I dont know why that stuff is so popular.
    I agree. Fat tire is really just on ok brew. If you get the chance try some Old Chub. It has officially been named the camping and boating beer of our household.



  8. #8
    All-Star
    Points: 25,141, Level: 48
    Level completed: 60%, Points required for next Level: 409
    Overall activity: 2.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jul 2008
    Posts
    1,270
    Points
    25,141
    Level
    48
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 21
    Given: 41

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Fat Tire tastes like dirty socks to me. I'm not kidding.



  9. #9
    Starter
    Points: 14,622, Level: 36
    Level completed: 72%, Points required for next Level: 228
    Overall activity: 4.0%
    Achievements:
    VeteranCreated Album pictures10000 Experience Points
    Colorado's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2008
    Location
    Colorado
    Posts
    678
    Points
    14,622
    Level
    36
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 10

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    I prefer the 5 barrel IPA from O'dell.



  10. #10
    Legend
    Points: 205,475, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 25.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran50000 Experience Points
    jbhtexas's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2006
    Location
    Arlington, TX
    Posts
    10,769
    Points
    205,475
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 153
    Given: 92

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Add me to the list of those wondering why there is so much hype over Fat Tire...


    "Don't worry Boss...they can't do nothin' 'til they're through sparklin'..."

    Avatar - America's new superhero...Cenex Guy

  11. #11
    Addict
    Points: 74,020, Level: 84
    Level completed: 52%, Points required for next Level: 830
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points
    cycopath25's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Location
    (307)
    Posts
    5,112
    Points
    74,020
    Level
    84
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 26
    Given: 2

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Ever had Alaskan Amber? mmmmmmMMMMMMMMMMmmmmmm



  12. #12
    Speechless
    Points: 484,658, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 23.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialRecommendation Second ClassVeteranCreated Album pictures50000 Experience Points
    Al_4_State's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2006
    Location
    Driftless Region
    Posts
    19,087
    Points
    484,658
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 361
    Given: 107

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Quote Originally Posted by CycloneYoda View Post
    Their Easy Street Wheat is also primo.
    My GF's favorite beer. Brought 2 cases back from Colorado this summer. Their IPA is my favorite.


    In 1984, I was hospitalized for approaching perfection.

  13. #13
    Speechless
    Points: 212,535, Level: 100
    Level completed: 0%, Points required for next Level: 0
    Overall activity: 36.0%
    Achievements:
    SocialVeteran50000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Apr 2006
    Posts
    16,473
    Points
    212,535
    Level
    100
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 533
    Given: 276

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Quote Originally Posted by jbhtexas View Post
    Add me to the list of those wondering why there is so much hype over Fat Tire...
    Fat Tire is alright, its a decent brew but nothing special.

    I think most people who hype up Fat Tire as a great beer do so because they don't drink much variety and are comparing it to Bud or Miller or any other weak domestic.



  14. #14
    All-Star
    Points: 27,078, Level: 50
    Level completed: 53%, Points required for next Level: 472
    Overall activity: 0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran25000 Experience Points
    Ames's Avatar
    Join Date
    Sep 2006
    Posts
    1,922
    Points
    27,078
    Level
    50
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 9
    Given: 0

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Every beer that's not available where you are is the best or better. Fat Tire used to be that beer.



  15. #15
    Starter
    Points: 13,493, Level: 35
    Level completed: 21%, Points required for next Level: 557
    Overall activity: 1.0%
    Achievements:
    Veteran10000 Experience Points

    Join Date
    Jan 2008
    Location
    Longmont, CO
    Posts
    671
    Points
    13,493
    Level
    35
    Thumbs Up
    Received: 4
    Given: 3

    Re: And I thought Fat Tire was good beer

    Quote Originally Posted by cycopath25 View Post
    Ever had Alaskan Amber? mmmmmmMMMMMMMMMMmmmmmm
    I had one from the tap on Saturday night. Not a bad brew. I give it probably a B to B+. Definitely worth a try.



Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  
  • TV: Fox Sports 1
  • Iowa State vs. Kansas State
  • September 6, 2014
  • 11:00 AM