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Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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87
very good

3,318 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,318
Reviews: 1,171
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 115
Gots: 174 | 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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TheSixthRing

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance - Pours a dark reddish copper with a light tan finger width head. The head dies down within a few minutes, leaving behind a thin, sticky lace.

Smell - Classic Red ale aroma: grains and fruity malts, a dry, slightly citrus hop.

Taste - Light Caramel, a bit of red apple, a dry, citrus bitter hop. There's also a slight metallic tinge that's not entirely unpleasant, and hints of oak.

Mouthfeel - Light to medium malt body, with solid carbonation. Goes down smooth and creamy.

Overall - A fairly good red ale offering from Stone. Reminds me a bit of Red Tail Ale, though not quite as sweet or astringent, and better rounded. The low 4.4% is a bit surprising considering the brewery, known for aggressive, high ABV beers. This is a nice change-up that finds it's way for a strike.

Serving type: bottle

03-11-2012 04:36:14 | More by TheSixthRing
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Packaging: 12 oz. brown bottle, pry-cap
Glassware: Tulip
Purchased: Gift from a friend

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Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,318 ratings.