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

BA SCORE
86
very good
3,376 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:
3,376
Reviews:
1,113
Avg:
3.83
pDev:
11.49%
 
 
Wants:
106
Gots:
338
For Trade:
0
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look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

[Best served in a Dimpled Mug]

The pour was a medium to dark brown with a large (2-3 finger) foamy light brown head that had great retention an offered up some damn good lacing which clung to the glass rather nicely.

The aroma was kind of mild of a roasted nutty malt, a resin hop and a sweet leathery yeast with notes of cocoa, toffee and roasted coffee.

The taste was robustly malty with a hint of toffee and a little nutty at first then became moderately bitter and a tad acidic with a nice coffee note and a touch of chocolate at the end with the flavor sticking around for quite a long time.

Mouthfeel was medium in body and creamy yet mildly dry in texture with a vibrant carbonation.

Overall a Brown Ale that had a lot of flavor and an almost perfect balance of bitter and sweet.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Attractive deep mahogany. Clear with streams of bubbles maintaining a healthy tan head.

Dark grains build up the nose. Nicely done without being overly sweet. Some crusty fresh baked bread is in there I swear. Light chocolate. Very nice.

Such a well balanced taste. Not surprising really. Light cocoa and malt sweetness but manages to finish clean. Light bitterness seems to come as much from clever use of dark grains as it does from hops.

Having turned on to the recent trend of hoppy browns, this one shows how good the other side can be. Without completely leaving hops out of course.

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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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