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Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale - Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.

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Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown AleSierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale

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very good

2,903 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,903
Reviews: 1,036
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 65
Gots: 163 | FT: 1
Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Brown Ale |  5.50% ABV

Availability: Fall

Notes/Commercial Description:
Tumbler is our take on the classic brown ale – full of roasted malt flavor but delicate on the palate and perfect for crisp fall days. Layered with notes of chocolate and toasted bread and a hint of smoke, Tumbler is the ultimate autumn beer, so grab a seat and watch as the leaves come tumbling down.

2014 - Available in Fall Variety Pack (no longer available standalone)

(Beer added by: Mebuzzard on 07-25-2010)
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

adrian21, Nov 27, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

pirmannt1, Nov 26, 2011
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4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

InfernoBoss, Nov 26, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

lballstar, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

WhitmansNiece, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

joelBfrasier, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

nmann08, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

nh2032, Nov 25, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

laxguy13, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

dsauter, Nov 24, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

PunkFloyd, Nov 24, 2011
Photo of FosterJM
3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

958th Review on BA
Bottle to Mug
12 oz

Single 12oz from Bevmo, Chino Hills, CA

App- Rich mahogony color with a small 3/4" head a bit off creme in color head. Pretty whispy lines of cling bit not too much. A small pond layer of bubbles.

Smell- Nice aromatics. Wood, malty, rich, roasty with some coffee. A very nice smelling brown ale. A little creamy on the nose as well.

Taste- This was a good tasting brown ale. A little lacking the taste in terms of App and Smell but this had a good balance of roast and malt with a good of creamy bitter hops behind it.

Mouth- A little thinner than I was expecting and had previously tasted in the 2010 bottle. This was a thinner medium body with the medium high carbonation level and a little residual roast, malt and bitter.

Drink- A very tasty brown ale with some nice balance and good roastiness behind it. A little lacking in pop but had a bit thin feel which brought it down a little for me.

FosterJM, Nov 24, 2011
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

JustinMatthew, Nov 24, 2011
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mdillon86, Nov 24, 2011
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

sevenarts, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

sideshowe, Nov 23, 2011
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3.73/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

12oz bottle (2011) thanks to a trade with sinkas. Poured into a Murrays tulip (sorry no more details on the glass and its heritage are known...)

Has a deep brown appearance, lighter brown around the edges of the base. Creamy looking head of foam in both colour and appearance. Some lacing as it recedes from a couple of fingers to a level just above film.

Smell has some smoke early on which was a surprise. Then it turns to caramel, malt with some bread. Seems to improve all the time.

Taste is very malty, not too one dimensional with a little bit of caramel and bread at the end.

Mouthfeel is more English than US brown ale. Not much hoppiness to speak of, plenty of malty sweetness and a tad cloying at times. Body is full for the style.

Overall it seems like this is an English Brown Ale, plenty of malt, not big on hop bitterness. Another well done Sierra Nevada brew.

MrKennedy, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

koolk, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

PostVinyl, Nov 23, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

iguana1010, Nov 23, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

BrewCaveDweller, Nov 23, 2011
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3.9/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Translucent golden brown, two finger creamy off white head. Moderate lacing.

Smell - Sweet, slightly smokey malts. Hints of caramel, toffee. Some woody characteristic as well, maybe pine? Faint citrusy hops.

Taste - Definitely sweet malts up front, but a surprisingly high hop presence to balance. Toffee, pine, maybe a bit of sweet potato in there as well. Dry bitter hops on the finish.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium in body, moderate carbonation. Very drinkable.

Overall - A pretty solid brown ale. The hoppiest of any of the few browns I've had.

matt062286, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

waiting4lunch, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

bluntedboywonder, Nov 22, 2011
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

captainbearcat, Nov 22, 2011
Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 2,903 ratings.