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

very good
3,376 Ratings
Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown AleSierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale

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

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

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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

2011 edition

Clear brown color with two fingers of head that had excellant retention. The head eventually settles to a thick cap. Nice lacing is left down the glass.

Aroma of toasted nuts and toasted bread. Hops show up with a tea leaf aroma.

The hops are much more prevalent in this brown ale than most others of the style. Not really suprising considering the brewer. Hops add a grassy, tea like flavor. The malt gives a nutty and bready flavor. Walks a fine line between bitter and sweet.

Not the most impressive body but is nice considering the 5.5% ABV. Carbonation seems to be the same across the Sierra Nevada portfolio.

A more hoppy brown ale for a fall season. Not exactly what I am looking for that time of year, but still a well crafted beer.

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look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Pours a dark brown with a small head that quickly goes away.

S- Chocolates, Coffee and a little Maple

T- This is a pretty good Brown Ale overall. It pretty much tastes what it smells like. You immediately get hit with the malts and flavors of sweet chocolate and maple then it balances itself out at the end with a little espresso type bitterness.

Food Pairing- This would be really good with some hearty beef stew and a hunk of beer bread on a brisk autumn afternoon on the patio.

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Sierra Nevada Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale from Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
3.83 out of 5 based on 3,376 ratings.
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