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RATINGS: 1269   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.


3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (12724) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - NOV 21, 2010
350ml bottle (Black Door, Helsinki)
6 Slightly milky grain aroma, dry nutty leafiness too.
4 Reddy brown, small cream head.
7 Pleasant retronasals - quite complex, the wet sheep aspect is potent, but well integrated. Spicy, a little white peppery. Good balance.
4 Refresshing palat, carbonation quite high. Finish slightly wooly, dry bitter hops
13 Very drinkable, very well balanced. Not a brown ale really, but styles are fucked on RB generally.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (12653) - Randers, DENMARK - DEC 27, 2010
Bottle.Creamy off-white good mostly lasting head. Amber colour. Moderate malty and hoppy aroma. Moderate bitter light v´caramellic aand creamy flavor. Average moderate bitter finish. Smooth creamy nice palate.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (12592) - Banbury, Oxfordshire, ENGLAND - NOV 30, 2011
Bottled, 350ml from Favourite Beers, Cheltenham. Brown to ruby with very short lived head. Smooth malty and quite sweet beer, some fruitiness, berries, plummy with a hint of red wine, grapes, but mostly just sweetly smooth. Hints of hop in the close. Average beer.

2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (12562) - Arvada, Colorado, USA - AUG 4, 2010
Bottle 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, carmel and earthiness with a smooth malty finish.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Christian (12303) - Odense, DENMARK - NOV 26, 2010
First Snowfall of the Season tasting in Odense. Copper with a lasting off-white head. Malty and fruity aroma. Sweetish, rich malty flavour dominated by toffee and bread crust, with a touch of dried fruit.

3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (12285) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 1, 2010
A reddish brown ale with a thin off white head. A light fruity malt aroma with light herbal notes. In mouth, nutty malt with light roasted notes, like a vienna, rather mundane. Bottle at Great North Carolina Brewers Fest., August 28 2010.

2.6
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mcberko (11944) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 15, 2011
12 oz. bottle, pours a hazy amber brown with a medium beige head. Light aroma of toasted nuts, cereal malt, light caramel and a subtle smoky quality. Flavour is quite muted, with light toasted nuts, bitter chocolate and light caramel. Finishes with a bit of a metallic note. Not so enjoyable, but drinkable.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jcwattsrugger (11855) - Florida and, New Jersey, USA - OCT 29, 2010
12oz bottle- pours a light brown head and brown/amber color. Aroma is roasty/cocoa/earthy. Taste is roasty/cocoa/ dark malt, earthy hops bite. Some maple as it warms.

3.4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11841) - Kolding, DENMARK - OCT 30, 2010
Bottle, bought @ Ørsted Ølbar, Cph.
Pours a nice chestnut with a big, frothy, off-white head. Mild caramelly aroma with some hazel, a little piney hops. Lowish carbonation, fin dry and rather creamy palate. Flavour is quite elegant. Good fruity hops, resiny and grapefruit with a fine caramel malty base. Good, even if it still is a brown ale...

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11793) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2010
bottle at ørsted ølbar. clear dark red amber light brpwn smooth head. 3 fruity hoppy caramelly aroma. 6 flavor is malty, dry caramel, dry hoppy balance


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