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RATINGS: 1248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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Sierra Nevada uses malt within days of roasting at the peak of its flavor to give Tumbler a gracefully smooth malt character. Two-row pale, crystal 40, chocolate and smoked malts give it a malty complexity. Challenger hops in the boil add balancing bitterness, while more Challengers and some Goldings give just enough hop flavor in the finish to balance all that malt.


3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Arayaga2 (1905) - portland, Oregon, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Ruby brown, with a dense tan head. Aroma is rich and nutty with chocolate and a touch of smoke. Taste is rich and bready, but lighter and more drinkable than the aroma suggests. Finishes clean with lingering roasted nuts. $2/12oz

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
beergodd1 (400) - Conneaut, Ohio, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Another surprise from D. Kurtz. Hey lets try the new "Tumbler". "OK". Poured into Sam Adams glass, Dark translucent brown. 1 inch receding bubbly head. Not much aroma, maybe a little roasted malt. Taste of roasted malt for sure, and a hint of chocolate on the back. This reminds my of an English Brown. Not as full bodied or Malty as some American versions. Dry roasty, subtle hop finish. I can drink the hell out of this beer. Probably go as far as saying a "Session".

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
SrSilliGose (3319) - pouring bus, New Brunswick, CANADA - AUG 11, 2010
Tap. Smoked salman, toast, rye. Nutty, grainy, toasty beer. Hint of macademia nuts and chocolate. Neat. Not typical brown ale. Dry. Good beer.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
egajdzis (5576) - Pennsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 11, 2010
Brown color with a small, light tan head that left nice lacing on the glass. Aroma of floral hops, pine, some citrus, roast, nuts, and caramel. Taste of roasted malts, some piney resin, caramel malts, tobacco, nuts, and a hoppy finish.

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RickTStiles (825) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2010
Pours clear dark amber with a creamy white head. aroma is light consisting of quasi citric and malty notes but there is really very little to smell. Taste is fine, a bit roasty with some caramel qualities, but again subtle. very little finish aside from some spices. A perfectly palatable but somewhat boring beer.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
savnac (2391) - Anchorage, Alaska, USA - AUG 10, 2010
12 oz bottle. Pours amber brown with a dense off white head. Aroma of baking bread, nuts and toasty malt. The flavor is sweet caramel and biscuity malt with a nice smooth hop bitterness. Medium body with average carbonation and a dry mouth feel. Overall this is a nice brown ale, the bready, biscuity, caramel malts are in the fore front with the hops only there for bitterness.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
TomDecapolis (4617) - Milton, Delaware, USA - AUG 10, 2010
Pours a mostly translucent brown with a medium off white head. Aroma of nuts, toasted malt, light chocolate and malty sweetness. Flavor of smooth toasted malt, chocolate, tobacco, nuts and caramel.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
keokani (20) - Las Vegas, Nevada, USA - AUG 10, 2010
Aroma: caramel, chocolate, coffee, roasty, earthy. Appearance: amber, brown, black, clear, sparkling, minimal head, white foam, tan foam. Taste: light sweetness, lightly bitter. Palate: medium body, oily feel, fizzy. Overall: The roasty malt character dominates this beer. The complex notes include caramel, chocolate and coffee. The flavor is somewhat rich, yet light and very drinkable. This is a fantastic brown ale! Since I didn’t have a brown ale on my list of favorites, Tumbler is now it. This is also a great session beer, right up there with the likes of Black Butte Porter and 1554.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
kidmartinek (3741) - austin, Texas, USA - AUG 10, 2010
Nice malt nose. Dark brown in the glass with a small white head. The taste is slighty chocolatey and very delicious. Mild hoppy finish. More delicious than i thought it was going to be.

3.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rayOfBeer (673) - El Cerrito, California, USA - AUG 9, 2010
Poured from bottle a clear brown with large-sized white head. Aroma is bread and lightly roasted grain with some sweet malt. Flavor comes in with a light sweetness followed by a mild bitterness and ends with a large dose of salty. The palate has a nice fullness and sticky. Overall it is to my liking and I could drink a lot more of this kind.


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