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

BA SCORE
86
very good
3,377 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown AleSierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
California, United States
sierranevada.com

Style: American Brown Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.50%

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)

Added by Mebuzzard on 07-25-2010

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,377
Reviews:
1,113
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.49%
 
 
Wants:
105
Gots:
336
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Kurzman
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of rspauldi
3.5/5  rDev -8.6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Switz160
3/5  rDev -21.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of icemanexit
3.85/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Slowjamcdub
3.76/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 3.75

Dark brown color with red-umber highlights. Lots of white lacing on the glass.
Good beer

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Photo of Mikey440
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of HillsdaleHops
4.43/5  rDev +15.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Roasted malt character dominates this beautiful brown ale.

Dark brown color with red-umber highlights. Lots of white lacing on the glass.

Nose is toasted bread, mild toffee and some vegetal hop character.

Taste leans to dry, toasty malt, with a thirst-quenching bitter finish. Not a lot of hop aroma.

Satisfying impression overall. Drinkable American Brown.

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Photo of ppvora
3.38/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Poured from a cold 12 oz. bottle into a tulip glass.
Dark brown color, two fingers of head, mild aeration.
Aroma: malt, malt, malt, chocolate at the end. No sign of what's upcoming...
Taste: smoky chipotle, malt, sea salt (background), peat. Some minor sweetness. Gorgeous flavor!
Mouthfeel: Feels a bit chewy at the end, some lingering taste not in a bad way.

Loved this beer and will definitely acquire more.

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Photo of BlueShepard19
4.12/5  rDev +7.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of beaulabauve
3.65/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of HamdenHector
3.84/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

A:crystal clear; deep amber in color - a brownish ruby; 1 finger light brown head that receded to a wispy cap; very nice lacing;

S: sweet malt, roasted grain; a hint of spice;

T: all malt up front; very nice roasted grain; some caramel; finish is mild to moderately bitter;

M: medium bodied; moderate carbonation;

O: easy drinking; very enjoyable;

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Photo of GregStoner
3.99/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of 322wingedfoot
4.29/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ajdemma
4.25/5  rDev +11%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of eldoctorador
3.25/5  rDev -15.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of Troy-Hawaii
3.75/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Part of a variety 12-pack $14.99 Foodland
Dark brown color
Medium mouthfeel
Medium carbonation
Toasty malt, chocolate, creamy taste
Overall a good beer for the season. Nice to have as part of a variety pack.

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Photo of acurtis
3.52/5  rDev -8.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of hman43
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Look: It pours brown with a full tan head that does produce some lacing.

Smell: There are aromas of nuts, roast, a slight bit of smoke, and slight fruit.

Taste: It has flavors that feature a bit of smoke, nuts, roast, and a bit of plum.

Feel: It has a fairly light body with a somewhat smooth finish.

Overall, a nutty, smoky brew that is complimented by the roast and plums.

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Photo of jgido759
3.6/5  rDev -6%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

I thoroughly enjoyed this beer. I am new to this style and find myself enjoying more and more.

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Photo of Samputnam14
3.7/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of mattyrubes
4.29/5  rDev +12%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jjwisenheimer
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of gregangley
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of ronjohn
4.5/5  rDev +17.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BlueSpader
3.8/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

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Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.83 out of 5 based on 3,377 ratings.
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