Sierra Nevada Tumbler

Sierra Nevada Tumbler

Rated 3.546 by BeerPals
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Brewed by Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Chico, CA, United States

Style:  Brown Ale

5.5% Alcohol by Volume

37 International Bittering Units

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As the nights grow cool, the leaves on the valley oaks begin to turn and fall. In honor of this yearly dance, we bring you Tumbler Autumn Brown Ale and invite you to enjoy the show. We use malt within days of roasting at the peak of its flavor to give Tumbler a gracefully smooth malt character. So pour a glass, and grab a window seat to watch as the leaves come tumbling down. ALCOHOL CONTENT 5.5% BY VOLUME MALTS TWO-ROW PALE, CRYSTAL, CHOCOLATE & SMOKED BEGINNING GRAVITY 13.6 PLATO YEAST ALE YEAST ENDING GRAVITY 3.5 PLATO BITTERING HOPS CHALLENGER BITTERNESS UNITS 37 FINISHING HOPS CHALLENGER & YAKIMA GOLDINGS

ID: 39406 Last updated 11 years ago Added to database 12 years ago

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Overall Rank2527
Overall Percentile95.1
Style Rank31 of 1096
Style Percentile97.2
Lowest Score2.7
Highest Score4.3
Average Score3.594
Weighted Score3.546
Standard Deviation0.344

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  • TREBORIUS 308 reviews
    rated 3.3 2 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 6

    The beer pours a clear mahogany color, plenty of effervescence, and is topped by a creamy light tan colored cap. Lacing is minimal. The aroma is caramel, bread, roasted malt, light citrus, and spicy hops. Mouthfeel is average. Flavor is lightly sweet to start with hints of caramel and bread, and finishes with a mild bitter hop kick

  • RAINMAN 892 reviews
    rated 4.0 9 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Pours deep translucent brown with a beautiful creamy head. Excellent lacing on the glass. Roasted malt aroma. Rich roasty malt flavor up front, with some coffee notes, and a hint of smoke.

  • CHOPZ 6495 reviews
    rated 3.3 10 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 6

    Oh boy... forgot about this one ! 2010 edition. Pours a hazy copper colour with lots of sediments floating around. The off-white head is creamy, frothy, long-lasting and has foamy lace. Mild malt nose with hints of nuts. Taste of malts (caramel, roasted) with some nutty and coffee notes in the finish. Pretty decent for its age. Hope I can re-try one day, with a fresh one.

  • CRIASIA 200 reviews
    rated 3.3 10 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Poured a deep brown with a thick off white head. The aroma has pepper hints but is mainly sweet. The flavor is heavy on the malts, what stands out is the cocoa undertone. Overall I am pleased with the beer and will buy it next season.

  • RICHSBEER 1807 reviews
    rated 3.8 11 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 8 | Mouthfeel: 7 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Pours a amber, copper, brown in color with a nice khaki colored head. The aroma is caramel, milk chocolate and bread, overall a really great aroma. The taste is much like the aroma consisting of chocolate, bitterness, subtle roastiness, caramel, sweetness that's rich and has a nice carbonation. Quite a nice brown ale, it has wonderful chocolate taste without the coffee harshness.

  • GPILAFAS 267 reviews
    rated 3.7 11 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Deep dark amber pour with a medium sized off white head. Plenty of lace left on the glass. Appearance is the best quality of this beer. Like most Sierra Nevada brews this has plenty of hops and I think it hinders the flavor from being better. Good but not great.

  • FARGINGBASTIGE6 1476 reviews
    rated 2.7 11 years ago

    Aroma: 6 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 4 | Flavor: 5 | Overall: 6

    Admittedly I've only tried 2 of these thus far, have been underwhelmed. Reminds me of a Newcastle of which I am not a fan at all. An oddly sweet and nutty aroma with a bauxite charateristic. Moderate, thin brown appearance with a single-finger head. Very watery to the pallette - texture-wise comparable to any given mass-produced macrobrew. Slightly malty and nutty flavor that flattens at the finish. I'm typically a SN fan and had high anticipation for this one, but it just didn't live up to my expectations... I still have 4 more in the 6er I bought, so I'll re-rate if warranted.

  • OH6GDX 8392 reviews
    rated 3.5 11 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    Bottled@SBWF2010. Slightly hazy brown colour, small white head, that leaves some lace. Aroma is caramel, chocolate, some rye as well as some mild roasty notes. Flavour is nutty, roasted malts, some caramel and chocolate.

  • LENUSIK 2067 reviews
    rated 3.3 11 years ago

    Aroma: 7 | Appearance: 6 | Mouthfeel: 6 | Flavor: 7 | Overall: 7

    A nice clear brown pour with a medium sized tan coloured head. Aroma consists of weeak chocolate malt, floral hops, and some spices. The flavour is more of the same with the chocolate being very mild and the bitter finish being 'just right' for my palate.

  • KINGER 2328 reviews
    rated 3.9 12 years ago

    Aroma: 8 | Appearance: 7 | Mouthfeel: 8 | Flavor: 8 | Overall: 8

    Very well should be a bench mark as to what a craft brown ale is capable of being. Session potential galore and extremely satisfying all around. Medium bodied, robust and solid in all aspects. One of the best 12 packs to welcome in the Autumn season with.

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