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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

2,987 Ratings
THE BROS
93
outstanding

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Ratings: 2,987
Reviews: 1,049
rAvg: 3.84
pDev: 11.72%
Wants: 66
Gots: 173 | 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)
Beer: Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 2,987 | Reviews: 1,049 | Display Reviews Only:
Photo of Jamison85
4.75/5  rDev +23.7%

Jamison85, Mar 27, 2013
Photo of Segelstrom
3.85/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

good flavor but the carbonation, like most Sierra Nevada beers, is a little harsh. I prefer a more smooth carbonation. Poured to a nice clear dark amber with slight head. Smell was not overly hoppy and seemed to have a little lingering yeast smell. That's all.

Segelstrom, Mar 26, 2013
Photo of durwood64
4.25/5  rDev +10.7%

durwood64, Mar 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

brheuer, Mar 25, 2013
Photo of Chucker17
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Chucker17, Mar 19, 2013
Photo of Richie24CLE
3.5/5  rDev -8.9%

Richie24CLE, Mar 18, 2013
Photo of e30todamax
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

e30todamax, Mar 17, 2013
Photo of Zachtheporter
3/5  rDev -21.9%

Zachtheporter, Mar 13, 2013
Photo of Nick_Foltz
3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Nick_Foltz, Mar 12, 2013
Photo of gratefulbeerhead
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

gratefulbeerhead, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of DaPan
3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

DaPan, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of Stinger80OH
2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

Stinger80OH, Mar 11, 2013
Photo of SmashPants
3.48/5  rDev -9.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Bottle: reasonable 355mL brown bottle with an original and decent label.

Appearance: clear but solid brown throughout, with a two-finger head with good staying power. Sporadic lacing.

Aroma: an interesting combination of brown sugar and bread malts, with some earthy and nutty qualities backing up. Not mind-blowing, but solid.

Taste: follows the nose fairly closely, but with a smooth, roasted grain as well. A hint of forest pine and those earthy qualities remind one of the smell of the forest floor.

Aftertaste: dissipates very quickly, which on the one hand is fine as it is a good throwback beer, but bad due to the price.

Mouth feel: medium in body with a limited, fine carbonation. Dry on the finish.

Overall: a good quality American Brown Ale. Note sure I'd want to pay this much all the time though. I'd like to stop getting ripped off in Australia so we can actually enjoy this sort of stuff at a reasonable price.

SmashPants, Mar 10, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

Lisicjm, Mar 09, 2013
Photo of WoodBrew
3.99/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

I've had the Tumbler before....i guess I just never rated it. The beer pours a deep brown with creamy slightly offwhite head which is leaving a nice lace. The smell has some rich sweet malt with hints of nyut meg. The taste has good bready/biscuity foundation with bitter hops to balance. The mouthfeel was a medium to light brown ale...the carbonation is a bit strong and detracting from teh taste. Overall its a decent beer.

WoodBrew, Mar 09, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

JuliusCaesar, Mar 08, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Duvel, Mar 08, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

Gamblor14, Mar 02, 2013
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3.25/5  rDev -15.4%

leprakhan, Feb 27, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

Maillard, Feb 27, 2013
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3/5  rDev -21.9%

Ferd577, Feb 26, 2013
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3.75/5  rDev -2.3%

TheBigBoy, Feb 26, 2013
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2.5/5  rDev -34.9%

randysandals, Feb 25, 2013
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4/5  rDev +4.2%

RudnicsMEB, Feb 25, 2013
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2.75/5  rDev -28.4%

plinythederek, Feb 25, 2013
Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
86 out of 100 based on 2,987 ratings.