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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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BA SCORE
86
very good

2,764 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,764
Reviews: 1,028
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.98%
Wants: 55
Gots: 130 | FT: 2
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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BKotch

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-16-2014 06:03:07 | More by BKotch
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CTbrew32

Oklahoma

4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Appearance- Dark brown, mahogany, and a red amber hue. Pours a one finger white colored head.

Aroma- Sweet caramel malts, brown sugar, and cinnamon.

Taste- For the most part this follows the nose closely. Sweet malts dominate this beer, but the hops provide enough of a presence to make this perfectly balanced. On the front end big caramel malts flavors burst on the tongue followed by a slight citrus hop presence. At the end the caramel malt is accompanied by cinnamon and spice that glaze the tongue. Slight roasted nut flavors give balance to the sweetness as well.

Feel- Crisp snap of carbonation on the front end, and creamy smoothness throughout.

Overall- I can see why people miss this beer, but I wasn't expecting to love this one. Easily the best brown ale I've had with amazing balance and flavor. Literally the perfect amount of sweetness I'd like in a beer. Definitely a must try for the Fall beer list.

08-16-2014 05:30:26 | More by CTbrew32
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melza

West Virginia

3.92/5  rDev +2.1%

08-16-2014 04:04:32 | More by melza
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Lionhearted1987

Georgia

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

08-16-2014 03:41:05 | More by Lionhearted1987
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Mlawrence

Georgia

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-16-2014 02:00:44 | More by Mlawrence
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Craigory

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-16-2014 01:28:02 | More by Craigory
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AC-Mivsek

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

I go to Sierra Nevada when I want a beer done right. SN brews staples. This is a staple Brown Ale. Smooth, sweet, smokey, and nutty. With hints of vanilla and toffee. Great brown ale, great beer altogether.

08-15-2014 20:58:26 | More by AC-Mivsek
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jpd026

New York

4.37/5  rDev +13.8%

08-15-2014 06:10:59 | More by jpd026
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jaswilson2

South Carolina

3.52/5  rDev -8.3%

08-15-2014 01:50:24 | More by jaswilson2
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Voja

California

4.2/5  rDev +9.4%

08-15-2014 01:48:23 | More by Voja
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RobbieS

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +17.2%

08-14-2014 14:35:40 | More by RobbieS
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LukeGude

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-14-2014 03:13:20 | More by LukeGude
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TrojanRB

California

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-14-2014 02:24:45 | More by TrojanRB
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emeyer

West Virginia

4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-12-2014 22:27:01 | More by emeyer
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ONovoMexicano

New Mexico

4.14/5  rDev +7.8%

Poured from the 12 ounce bottle into a can-shaped glass. Makes sense right?

Big head on Tumbler and very creamy in color and appearance. The head from the side is simple thousands of air bubbles compacted upon each other. The body looks like maple syrup, dark brown with slightly light hues. The head persists for what seems like an hour.

Caramel dominates the nose. Put there's subtle vanilla and slight floral hops. There's a slight hint of coffee too.

There's a nutty quality to the flavors here. But it's also sweet and has toffee, vanilla and caramel flavors. It gets slightly floral towards the finish. Lingering coffee leaves a pleasant taste to enjoy for quite some time.

Creamy, on the lighter side of medium-bodied, and only offering a touch of bitterness.

This beer is just smooth, creamy and easy-drinking but with great flavors. Great beer.

08-11-2014 04:27:30 | More by ONovoMexicano
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Theogre83

Kansas

3/5  rDev -21.9%

08-11-2014 01:51:35 | More by Theogre83
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Hootie159

Massachusetts

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-10-2014 21:45:54 | More by Hootie159
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KG710

Georgia

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

08-10-2014 07:20:30 | More by KG710
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Doomcifer

Rhode Island

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

08-09-2014 16:43:47 | More by Doomcifer
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Dello

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-09-2014 16:06:48 | More by Dello
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dms7502


4/5  rDev +4.2%

08-09-2014 04:04:25 | More by dms7502
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CalbeDacks

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

08-09-2014 00:54:14 | More by CalbeDacks
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eric5bellies

Australia

3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

08-08-2014 11:46:28 | More by eric5bellies
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Oliversarmy1085

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

08-08-2014 02:32:55 | More by Oliversarmy1085
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Arch578

Ohio

3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

08-05-2014 13:14:04 | More by Arch578
Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 2,764 ratings.