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

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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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4.18/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz bottle of the 2011 edition

Deep dark brown, clear, with a generous off-white head.

Faint malty aroma.

Flavor starts dry then turns sweeter. Lots of roasted toasty malt. More hops and less nutty than i would expect from this style.

A little bit of coppery notes.

Very smooth and full mouthfeel.

Decent but not outstanding.

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3.5/5  rDev -8.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.1%

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3.88/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Have had a couple of 12oz bottles sitting in the fridge for a few months. About time to take care of them before Autumn rolls around again...

Ok, so into a nonic pint glass they go, showing off a slightly muted, yet deep, mahogany color. Head is creamy and light beige, staying well at about 1/4" with decent lacing. Aroma has some toasty malts and a little caramel, though it is on the mild side. It's a medium-bodied bier, with a nice, even feel on the tongue.

Caramel and a touch of toffee hit the palate and lend some sweetness to the proceedings. It has a subtle roastiness, but that aspect is restrained. Hopping is also reigned in, though there is still a pleasant level of florality in the dryish finish. Though not a complex bier in any way, Tumbler goes down easily and could make a good session bier. Prosit!!

3.9/5 rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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