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RATINGS: 1289   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.46/5   SEASONAL: Autumn   IBU: 37   EST. CALORIES: 165   ABV: 5.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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Leighton (21239) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - AUG 15, 2011
Bottle in NYC with Chris. Pours rich brown rocky, off-white head. Aroma holds some toast, light roast, subtle fruits. Medium sweet flavor, rich toast, mild nuts, some cocoa and brown sugar. Medium bodied with average, smooth carbonation. Subtle roast character to finish, brown sugars, very subtle bitterness. Great drinker.

3.2
Rasmus40 (20643) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUN 9, 2011
Clear dark reddish brown with a beige head. Aroma is roasted malt, caramel and light smoky. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate bitter. Dry and bitter finish. 090611

2.5
fiulijn (20493) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 6, 2012
Draught at Danske Ølentusiasters Ølfestival 2012, Copenhagen
Brown color, cloudy, with frothy head. Moderate aroma of roasted malt and some cheese. Weak mouthfeel, with moderate roasted malt and chocolate flavor, paper and cardboard. Dry. Far from exciting.

3.3
Beerhunter111 (20472) - P´Castle, GERMANY - APR 7, 2014
Ins Glas ergießt sich ein dunkel rötlichbraunes Bier mit schöner beigen Schaumkrone. Geruch röstmalzig, Karamell, schokoladig. Geschmack röstmalzig, Karamell, leicht würzig, bitterer Abgang.

2.8
Koelschtrinker (20398) - 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

3.3
Theydon_Bois (19502) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - DEC 14, 2013
Tap at the Black Heart, Camden, 13/12/13. Reddish amber with a thin off white covering/swirl that dissipates to edgework. Nose is a little muted carrying fruit notes and caramel although picked up a little in depth as the beer warmed slightly. Taste comprises Ribena Berry fruit, caramel malt, biscuit, hoppy back notes. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying closure with light fruit notes. Ok stuff, easy drinking affair.

3.4
rlgk (18850) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - MAY 18, 2011
Amber beer with a nice lasting beige head. Hoppy aroma with toffee notes. Malty toffee flavor, brown sugar, metal notes.

3.6
harrisoni (18578) - Ashford, Kent, ENGLAND - FEB 18, 2011
355ml bottle from Utobeer. Dark brown colour with lasting beige head. Toasty malty aroma with dry and juicy malts on the nose. Wholemeal bread. With some 1930s jazz on the stereo, a weekend in front of me, this beer suited my mood. Understated, solid, easy going, hitting all the right notes. Just a chilled easy going, easy drinking malty brown ale. I do love Sierra Nevada as a brewery, love their beers and they still feel special to me. Good bready malty finish too with a touch of carbonation sting. lovely.

3.6
saxo (18301) - Højbjerg, Aarhus, DENMARK - DEC 20, 2010
Bottle from Salling. Huge creamy head with good duration. Color is brown. Aroma and taste are rich nuts, malt, caramel and hops.

2.6
mcberko (17830) - 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.


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