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

BA SCORE
86
very good
3,378 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:
3,378
Reviews:
1,114
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.49%
 
 
Wants:
106
Gots:
339
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 3,378 |  Reviews: 1,114
Photo of jbfarris
4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of Dwkasper
4/5  rDev +4.4%

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.

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Photo of Knobs303
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of BB1313
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12oz 2010 bottle poured into a standard pint glass. Pours an average brown w/ light shining through, decent head and lacing. I get malt and grains along w/ a hint of coffee and some spices, smells good. I also get the slightest pumpkin aroma. The taste matches, definitely nothing offensive. The flavors are there, I just wish they were bolder. The mouthfeel is nice for a brown. I would definitely consider this sessional, but one worked for me.

This beer really could've been really great, although it's not bad at all, I REALLY like it. I just wish the flavors were more pronounced.. that would take this beer over the top, IMO. I might have to check this one out again as the weather gets cooler. Nonetheless, if you're into brown ales, definitely check this one out.

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

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

pours a mostly clear dark amber color with a 1 finger beige head..smell is roasted malts and toffee with hops in the background..taste is roasted toffee/malts some spice hops are present.mouth feel is medium + this is a autumn brown ale with earth notes SN makes great brews this is no exception is the best brown? no it is not.but its drinkable.affordable and just plain good

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Photo of RichieS2
4/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3

12 oz bottle poured into a standard pint glass.

A - Pours a dark reddish-brown, reminiscent of dirty copper with a creamy white head and moderate carbonation.

S - Plenty of malts there to greet the nose, promising sweetness. Not much in terms of hops.

T - Wow, fantastic! The malts bring incredible sweetness that dance on the tongue before some faint hoppiness comes into balance.

M -Pleasingly thick in the mouth and on the way down.

D - Kind of on the heavy side, but I would not hesitate to have another.

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Photo of chefdave37
4/5  rDev +4.4%

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

A brown to amber color with a light beige colored head a half inch high settled on the glass. Malt is the strength of the aroma, with cracked grain and touch caramel, along with a sugary syrup scent. A hearty malt flavor with a dark bread and cracked flavors in there as well. It finishes with a mild grassy bitterness that counters the sweetness. A watery thin feel at the front of each taste, then it grow to become more of medium bodied feel that lasts till the end. It finishes with a light dryness on the back of the palate. This beer is a classic American Brown Ale with the malt being the back bone and the most prevalent characteristic found in the aroma and taste. It stays the line in the style very, very drinkable.

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

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4/5  rDev +4.4%

Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.83 out of 5 based on 3,378 ratings.
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