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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

2,874 Ratings

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Ratings: 2,874
Reviews: 1,036
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 64
Gots: 154 | 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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Photo of Ardeer
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

Ardeer, Sep 14, 2014
Photo of Cylinsier
3.89/5  rDev +1.3%

12 oz.

Pours a mostly clear maple brown with an eggshell film for a head, retains well.

Smells of brown sugar and buttered biscuit malts.

Flavor of brown sugar, toasted biscuit, hazelnut, and a light woodiness.

Medium body with a tingling carbonation on the roof of the mouth.

Nice brown ale with good flavor and aroma, worth a try and easy to enjoy. Beyond that, nothing exceptional.

Cylinsier, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of ben4unc
4/5  rDev +4.2%

ben4unc, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of ZorroPlateado
3.64/5  rDev -5.2%

ZorroPlateado, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of mattycasey
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

mattycasey, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of PatrickG
3.8/5  rDev -1%

PatrickG, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Dwkasper
4/5  rDev +4.2%

This was the first brown ale I fell in love with. I've had better brown ales since, but this is still a good, very drinkable beer. Safety drink when in a NYC bar during the fall.

Dwkasper, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of sgregory
4/5  rDev +4.2%

sgregory, Sep 13, 2014
Photo of Wobbly
3.95/5  rDev +2.9%

A: Fairly clear, light caramel-brown color. Soft, fluffy bloom that lingers. Definite lacing.

S: Nutty (malts), floral (hops) aromas develop into an almost flowery bouquet.

T: Fairly complex flavor profile with very good malt to hop balance. Nutty but not overly so. Good, toasted bread-like flavors.

M: More carbonated than many brown ales, although not to the point of disrupting what this style is known for. Fairly smooth.

O: A solid interpretation of a classic (and often ignored) style.

Wobbly, Sep 12, 2014
Photo of ONUMello
4/5  rDev +4.2%

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass
A: Nut brown with a one-finger head
S: Lots of toasted malt along with nutty and caramel notes
T: Matches the nose adding just a touch of bitterness from the hops
M: Medium-bodied
O: Enjoyable with the cooler fall weather that just moved in

ONUMello, Sep 12, 2014
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

cdog707yo, Sep 11, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

1Sundown2C, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of mothman
3.67/5  rDev -4.4%

Nutty, bready, toasted, chocolate, and caramel. Lots of lace rings. Easy drinking. Good value.

mothman, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of n2185
4/5  rDev +4.2%

A: Pours a clear copperbrown with two fingers of off-white head that fades into a frothy ring with decent lacing.

S: Caramel and chocolate malt aromas with a lot of nutty aromas and a bit of vanilla.

T: Caramel and chocolate malt flavors here as well with lots of nutty flavors, some hearty bread, and a little hop bitterness.

M: Medium body and carbonation, this beer is nicely carbonated and drinkable.

O: A good brown ale, overall. Not terribly complex, but quite enjoyable.

n2185, Sep 11, 2014
Photo of pjvie
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

pjvie, Sep 11, 2014
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

atlbravsrno1, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Allurex, Sep 10, 2014
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3.28/5  rDev -14.6%

paintballlmann, Sep 10, 2014
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

311bulldog, Sep 10, 2014
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

probert, Sep 10, 2014
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5/5  rDev +30.2%

TeamSeinfeld, Sep 10, 2014
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3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

InfragilisBrew, Sep 09, 2014
Photo of SD-Alefan
4.15/5  rDev +8.1%

Pours a lovely deep, dark ruby brown with a tan head that quickly dissipates and leaves substantial lacing down the glass.
The aroma is dark and sweet: caramel, brown sugar and a hint of sweet chocolate.
What a great taste: toffee and caramel and dark fruit with a pleasant, lingering bitter.
The moutfeel is maybe the best part of this beer; creamy and luscious.
Overall just soooo good. Wish it were around all the time!

SD-Alefan, Sep 09, 2014
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3.52/5  rDev -8.3%

Photchkiss, Sep 09, 2014
Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 2,874 ratings.