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Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,364 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,364
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 118
Gots: 188 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Stone Brewing Co. visit their website
California, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  4.40% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: xlperro on 09-27-2002)
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look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mahoghony brown with a half inch thick tightly knit beige head. Great clarity and Brussels lacing is present. Aroma of caramel and tropical fruit scented hops. The flavor is more tropical fruit hop forward with caramel malt. While there is a long,yet mild hop fade there is more of a caramel malt aftertaste. The body is lighter and yet lightly sticky and moderately carbonated. I think it must be due to the lighter ABV.

Serving type: bottle

06-21-2014 01:36:51 | More by Franziskaner
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12oz. bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Pours a pristine deep amber hue, nearly mahogany, I'd say, with an amber-tinged white head that quickly fades to a creamy cap and retains like a champion. A few wisps of lace remain, but nothing overly impressive... not that I was expecting much from a beer of 4.4%.

S: I wasn't expecting this much of a hop profile, honestly. Some wonderful floral hop aromas mixed with some bready malts. Nothing wild here, but definitely impressive for a session ale.

T: Follows the nose quite closely. Lots of floral hops with just an ever so slight touch of grapefruit. Roasted malts underneath don't provide much sweetness, but add almost a smokiness to the brew.

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Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,364 ratings.