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RATINGS: 1248   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
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 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
thewolf (11492) - 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...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
HenrikSoegaard (11477) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Pinball (11407) - 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

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
imdownthepub (11386) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Ratman197 (11240) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lubiere (11155) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
FatPhil (10892) - 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.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
kp (10884) - Woodstock, Georgia, USA - DEC 25, 2011

Name: Tumbler
Date: August 16, 2010
Mode: Bottle
Source: Bullock’s
Appearance: clear brown. fine beige head, scattered drippy lace
Aroma: nutty chocolate aroma, light earthyness keeps it dry
Flavor: rich chocolate flavor, just a hint of caramel sweetness adds to the richness, nice nutty character
Overall: I enjoy a good brown ale

Name: Tumbler
Date: August 21, 2010
Mode: draft
Source: Taco Mac, The Fred
Appearance: clear dark brown, creamy beige head
Aroma: sweet chocolate and caramel aroma
Flavor: sweet chocolate and caramel flavor, nice nutty character
Overall: more sweetness on draft

Aroma: 6/10; Appearance: 7/10; Flavor: 6/10; Palate: 6/10; Overall: 13/20
Rating: 3.2/5.0
Drinkability: 9/10
Score: **+ /4

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jtclockwork (10827) - , New Jersey, USA - OCT 8, 2010
Bottle thanks to Jcwattsrugger. Pours clear brown with off white head. Nose of hops, maple, malts and light winter spice. Taste of maple, cocoa, chocolate malts and light hops.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerandBlues2 (10775) - San Diego, California, USA - OCT 29, 2010
Bottle. Pours dark brown with a large, frothy and rocky beige head, long retention with excellent lacing. Aroma is heavy malt (caramel, cookie, toast, nutty), light hops (woody), and average esters (dried fruit) with notes of toffee and dates. Flavor is heavy malt (caramel, cookie, toast, nutty), light hops (woody), and average esters (dried fruit) with notes of toffee and dates. Medium body, warmth, carbonation, and creaminess with a medium sweet finish.

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