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RATINGS: 1271   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   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 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.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tricountybeer (167) - Dillsburg, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 5, 2011
poured a clear reddish brown with a lasting tan head. Aromas of cocoa, Carmel, light earthiness and light nuttiness. Palate was light to medium bodied and smooth. Flavors of cocoa, caramel and earthiness with a smooth malty finish

3.2
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
ALCOHOLNIZM (165) - WARWICK, Alabama, USA - OCT 25, 2010
UPDATED: OCT 26, 2010 BROWN ALE’S ARE SOMEWHAT A THING OF THE PAST BEFORE THE MODERN DAY MICRO BREWERY THEY WERE STRICTLY MADE IN ENGLAND BUT DIED OUT MANY MANY YEARS AGO. TODAY’S MOST NOTABLE BROWN ALE IS NEW CASTLE BUT THANKS TO THE BEER REVOLUTION GOING ON TODAY IN THE STATES THERE ARE A FEW OTHER OPTIONS AND BROWN ALE HAS MADE A COMEBACK WORLD WIDE. THIS ONE POURS A NICE BROWN COLOR WITH THIN CREAMY TAN HEAD, IT HAS A NICE LACING YET LIGHT ON AROMA. WITH A BITTER ROASTED NUTTY FLAVOR THATS QUITE PLEASANT YET NOT A STAND OUT IN ITS CATEGORY . FLAVOR MUCH LIKE AROMA IS VERY LIGHT. GOOD BEER YET NOT GREAT BUT STILL VALUED WELL.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
rayl101 (163) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - DEC 24, 2010
Pours crystal clear brown with nice creamy head. great nutty, roast, coffee, chocolate aroma. Love this beer, wish it was available year round!

2.8
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
JuliusCaesar (162) - New Hampshire, USA - JAN 1, 2013
UPDATED: JAN 2, 2013 A little disappointing. I expect more flavor from a beer brewed by Sierra Nevada. Overall good but not great.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mat42m (160) - Lincoln, Nebraska, USA - SEP 4, 2012
Chocolote malty aroma. Definitely chocolate up front. Nice, very smooth finish. Sort of complex and can taste more flavors. Overall pretty good. Sort of hoppy finish. Very interesting and unique.

2.5
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
tony_gorilla (159) - Drammen, NORWAY - DEC 19, 2013
2013 version. Not my type of beer. Smell is weak almost nothing. Taste i can only find some caramel witch is quite nice. But nothing more.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Landmonger (155) - USA - AUG 31, 2012
Poured 3 bottles into my liter mug...it’s Friday ;-) Pours as a reddish copper with a nice head which dies down to a light coating with soem lacing, the aroma is malt, medium crisp carbonation with a malt taste, some bitterness, relatively thin on the palate. Nice.

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Patersoi (152) - AUSTRALIA - JUN 6, 2015
Decent amber ale. Reasonably smooth head. Not quite as good as squires amber ale ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

2.5
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
jtxx (148) - san antonio, Texas, USA - JUL 30, 2010
very thin tasting brown ale. much hop and very little choc or malt flavor.


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