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Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,375 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,375
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 119
Gots: 192 | 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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MJR

Missouri

3.83/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.5

12 oz. bottle.

Pours a deep reddish-orange with great clarity. A small tan head starts out well, then disappears almost completely, save for a ragged ring of bubbles around the edge. Lots of citrusy and piney hops on the nose. Chinook? A bit of sweet, caramelly malt adds a sharp undercurrent. The flavor starts out firmly bitter, with a lot of citrus (grapefruit rind) and pine, before the malts show up and add a bit of balance. Some fruitiness. High Lovibond crystal malt caramel sweetness is resigned to play second fiddle to the hops. A bit thin and light-bodied, with a slighty weak carbonation level which helps by adding a tiny hint of a syrupy mouthfeel. Ends with a touch of dryness, which adds to drinkability. Highly quaffable at 4.4%abv, this would make a good session brew if I could get it here in Missouri.

Thanks to winomark for bringing me Arrogant Bastard Ale's milder, little brother!

Serving type: bottle

09-06-2003 00:47:01 | More by MJR
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Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,375 ratings.