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RATINGS: 1257   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 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ThisWangsChung (826) - Leonardtown, Maryland, USA - AUG 25, 2012
12 oz bottle poured into a regular glass. Woo, 2012 vintage! A: Pours a dark reddish copper color with low vibrance. The head is a three finger cream color with decent retention and texture. A small amount of lacing is left on the glass. S: Light hazelnut, some chocolate, grains, and a hint of hops. Nothing that pops out by any means, but itía pleasant enough. T: Aside from some initial hazelnut coffee notes and a finishing kick of earthy hops, this doesnít have a lot of flavor. Itís not even particularly balanced, as there are too much in the way of alpha acids on the finish. Despite that, itís pretty pleasant, if rather simple. M: A bit too chalky on the tongue for my tastes. The hops provide a slight kick of bitterness, but otherwise, it has a neutral finish. Well carbonated and easy to drink in spite of its niggles. O: Not one of SNís better offerings. Having said that, itís an immensely drinkable brown ale that one could find themselves drinking 3-4 of in a sitting. At least itís well priced in typical SN fashion. Average, but worth a try once.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Lukaduke (2737) - Gray, Maine, USA - AUG 30, 2012
Pours a deep amber burnt sienna color with a finger of off white foam that sticks a bit here and there. Aromas are subtle... malty, earthy. Good mouthfeel on the sip. Nice malty caramel notes on the front and midpalate with a good dose of earthy bitterness to freshen up the finish. I thought I didnít like browns... guess its only the ones who dont balance it out with some bitter hops !

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Landmonger (156) - USA - AUG 31, 2012
Poured 3 bottles into my liter mug...itís 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.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
BreWedge (402) - Ottawa, Ontario, CANADA - OCT 7, 2012
12 Fl Oz bottle. Pours a deep clear brown with a thick cascading mocha head. Aroma is weak but reminscent of yeast/bread. Taste is a roasty nutty malt with a barely perceptible sweetness and a little alcohol. Medium bitter finish. Not one of Sierra Nevadaís better efforts.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Sumonation (94) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - OCT 11, 2012
Bottle 11.10.2012 Visual: Pours a dark amber with a pearly tan head. Aroma: Malty with a hint of caramel. Taste: Predominately malty flavors: dark and caramel, mildly hopped ale. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
CarlJonas (228) - LinkŲping, SWEDEN - NOV 15, 2012
Dark copper, small off-white head. Toasty aroma with a bit of chocolate and a slightly dusty, earthy feel. Medium sweet, roasted flavour with the bitterness coming through in the aftertaste. Medium body and medium carbonation. English brown ale is not my favourite style, but this was pretty decent..

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Vestergaard (1004) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - NOV 20, 2012
Pours clear autumn-brown. White thin head. Smell is quite strong with lots and lots of caramel malt. Not in a very good way. The taste is nutty, malty and a little bitter. Pretty flat, but a decent body.. Not my type, but at least it hasnít got the watery mouth feel that you sometimes get frown cheap brown ales.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
mike_77 (4084) - Breda, NETHERLANDS - NOV 28, 2012
Flavour has some nice toasty malts and light caramel and chocolate tones. Quite light and easy to drink.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 13/20
Jayb0 (1103) - Cherry Hill, New Jersey, USA - DEC 11, 2012
I wanted to like this more because it has a nice complexity, toasty, nutty, well balanced, but as the season cools down I like something a little bit more full, this comes off just a little thin.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
VictorStr (1740) - Helsingborg, SWEDEN - DEC 22, 2012
Red-brown colour with a medium head. Aroma of yeast, fruit, citrus. Pretty god balanced

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