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RATINGS: 1246   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.


3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
CopterScott (174) - 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

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Tjoxen (173) - SWEDEN - NOV 6, 2012
Purs dark brown with tanned head. Aroma of dark chocolate and malt. A bit roasty. Taste of dark chocolate, nuts and roasted malt and bread. A bit oily texture with a nice roasty finish. Good brown ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Tanker12 (173) - USA - AUG 17, 2010
lots of malt and hints of chocolate in the aroma. Malt, chocolate and some nuts in the taste with a crisp hop after taste. Very nice beer for the fall.

3.1
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
gormanb (173) - Bowling Green, Ohio, USA - OCT 3, 2010
aroma- roasted malt. pours very dark brown. taste is rich roasted malt, brown sugar (but no sweetness) earthiness, leaves, slight alcohol. palate is carbonated, medium body, good fall session beer!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
capoccetta (171) - roma, ITALY - APR 5, 2011
on tap.finalmente una birra della sierra che non sia improntata solo di luppolo ma con un buon equilibrio con sentori fruttati e maltati.un buon corpo e molto beverina,nel finale anche amarognola.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
blazingspiral (170) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA - AUG 15, 2011
Dark brown, nearly opaque. Aromas of woodsmoke and sweet bread. Very Autumnal... perhaps I should wait until the weather cools down to sample this again. Anyway, the flavor is sweet caramel, a touch of smoke, and hops bitterness on the back end. Syrupy mouthfeel. Would be perfect around a campfire with trees turning orange in the mountains. Does Sierra Nevada ever brew a bad beer?

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
RmmHronek (170) - Greensboro, North Carolina, USA - DEC 13, 2011
This Beer has a brownish golden color. It has a very full flavour, and packs it with a medium body. I think I detect a touch of something woody, or at least something that reminds me of wood. Maybe some dry sweet straw on the back end? It reminds me of walking on dry autumn leaves!

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
YigSvartka (169) - Manitoba, CANADA - APR 10, 2015
Opaque copper brown. Minuscule beige head. Pleasant caramel, malt, vanilla, nutmeg, and slight cinnamon aroma. Mid bodied and quite smooth. Caramel, malt, vanilla, roast, mild milk chocolate and a tiny bit of spice. Nice easy drinking seasonal.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mr_TBone (168) - Hollywood, California, USA - NOV 27, 2012
Solid - this is one of my favorite autumnal beers I can get. Roasty character from the more toasted malts, and not too nutty. Good, solid, well rounded beverage.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
zsb19 (168) - Cincinnati, Kentucky, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Pours dark brown (like cola) with thick fluffy off-white head. Aroma is roasty malt with notes of chocolate and toastiness. Taste is bittersweet chocolate malt upfront with some roasted notes on the follow through. Aftertaste is toasted bread and bittersweet chocolate. Palate is thin and somewhat sticky. Overall a very nice malt forward brown ale for fall.


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