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RATINGS: 1245   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (1944) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 19, 2014
Bottle. This is a nice simple brown ale that goes down well at the end of summer as you are getting ready for the pumpkin beer onslaught.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jcnielsen (2398) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - SEP 17, 2014
Bottle. Pours a brown color with white head. Roasty, toffee sweet, malty aromas. Toasty, brown sugar, toffee flavors. Really tasty.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
JamesMichael (7) - Los Alamos, New Mexico, USA - SEP 16, 2014 does not count
Bottle from Fall Pack at local Smith’s. Sampled this on the heels of SN Oktoberfest. Dark brown color with distinctive white, albeit quickly dissipating head. Near porter-like chocolate and coffee, but mellower. Definitely not your typical nut brown. A typical SN cut above offering. I like it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
bnoel09 (453) - Elk Grove, California, USA - SEP 15, 2014
Poured into a shaker glass. Dark cola brown with a cream colored head. Aroma is roasty and chocolatey. Flavor matches the aroma and adds a nice smokey note. Medium bodied with a creamy mouthfeel and a lightly bitter finish. Very nice brown ale with a good blend of sweet, roast, and smoke.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
adster (482) - HUNGARY - SEP 14, 2014
Mahagóni színe és csontszínű habja igazán kellemes kompozíciót nyújtanak, nem beszélve az üveg idlli címkéjéről, melyek már önmagukban is remek kelléknek bizonyulnak egy késő novemberi este hangulatának leképezéséhez. A falevelek és gallyak szárazságát az illatában kissé feloldja az élesztő és a csokoládés maláta egyvelege, majd ízében ismét visszaköszön minden, ami őszi. Fanyar gyümölcsök, némi dió-mogyoró, keserű csokoládé és házilag eszkábált karamella ízjegyeit fújdogálja ide-oda a szél, miközben az élesztő fátyola lengi be komoran az ízvilágot. Hangulatában valóban remekül passzol egy szürke őszi délutánhoz, íze legalábbis nem fog szivárványbombaként robbanva kizökkenteni minket a merengés perceiben.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fattybladdy (628) - Kalamazoo, Michigan, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Medium brown with a slight red hue. Nuts and toast in the scent. Taste is nutty, bready malt and grain. Pretty drinkable brew.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (170) - Kansas, USA - SEP 3, 2014
brown with a thin off-white head. aroma is bread and roasty malts. Flavor is bread, roasty malts, and nuts. medium carbonation

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
azzie (348) - - AUG 28, 2014
Bottle 0.33 l. Hazyish medium brown yellowish liquid. Medium body, light to medium carbonation. Medium bitterness and sweetness. Taste of caramel. Roasted. Very good one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
BeerdedDave (629) - - AUG 28, 2014
brown color; a mostly malty aroma with chocolate and roasted malt notes; a smooth medium bodied brown ale with a nice roasted malt flavor, well balanced

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
CJ_Pain (173) - Georgia, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Solid brown. Malt backbone with traces of hops. Good fall ale. In 2014 SN Fall mix pack. Once was regular seasonal offering until the vastly inferior flipside red came out. Needs to come back as a mainstay. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

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