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RATINGS: 1198   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 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
RexTalionis (2370) - FINLAND - MAR 25, 2011
Bottle 35 cl. Poured red brown in colour with a tan head. Roasted malt aroma mostly. Slightly burnt taste with some hints of coffee. A bit sweet as well. Felt a bit thin, not so nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
geologyguy (646) - Columbia, South Carolina, USA - AUG 11, 2012
Coffee flavor but its kinda gritty and older tasting...after taste is a bit strong of it too...decent beer but nothing great about it...worse as time goes on...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jeremyd365 (124) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - SEP 5, 2012
The Sierra Nevada Tumbler was a pretty standard brown ale overall. Its appearance was darkish brown with a slight tan head. Its mouthfeel was medium-bodied and its smell was overall a solid maltiness but nothing super strong. The taste was much like the nose-- just pretty average. I was hoping for something with a little spice, but maybe that’ll have to wait for he winter warmer.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
mensch (246) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - SEP 24, 2012
Real nice brass-brown color, lasting tan head. Very light toasty aroma. Some sweet malts, but the hops are barely discernable in flavor or finish. A top of the mouth coating astringentcy quickly overtakes any pleasant maltiness and lasts for the finish. I’d drink it again, but not if I’m paying.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
TheDog (518) - Aarhus, DENMARK - SEP 29, 2012
Bottle. Brown colour with beige head. Aroma and taste of sweet roasted malts, caramel and a tiny note of apples. Sweet mouthfeel. Allmost czech dark style.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Koelschtrinker (9998) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - OCT 10, 2012
Trocken röstmalziger Beginn, etwas süß. Ab dem Mittelteil grasig, was aber nur kurz im Vordergrund steht. Mild röstig, angenehme Bitterkeit. Wässrig nach Kaffee. 8/8/9/8/10/9

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Zita (4546) - Assentoft, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2012
nice nuts aroma,brown/golden, clear, off white foam, light sweetness, lightly bitter, light body, oily feel, light watery bitter finish.

   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.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
murran (114) - - DEC 26, 2013
Pours a nice dark amber body with a medium head. Flavours full of jam and marmelade. A somewhat strange taste...

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Lawger (83) - SWEDEN - JUN 11, 2014
Pours a dark brown, almost black with half a finger of light beige head that dissipates quickly. Fresh and toffee-like aroma with some chocolate, roasted malts, hay, crisp bread and some flowers in the background. Rather light on the palate with butterscotchy and lightly roasted notes. A pretty classical, decent and easy drinking brown ale without much bitterness but a decent length.

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