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Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Levitation AleLevitation Ale

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,613 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,613
Reviews: 1,184
rAvg: 3.86
pDev: 11.92%
Wants: 127
Gots: 278 | FT: 3
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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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Danny1217, May 25, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

VikeMan, Nov 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ChaseTheAce, Jun 26, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from a 12 oz bottle into a standard pint.

A: Medium dark brown. Pours about a 1 finger, frothy, brown-white head. Settles slowly leaving a thick blanket and a substantial beer ring. Medium spider web lacing.

S: Soapy hops. Sugar cookie, and a little lemon citrus.

T: Woody malt, white bread, slight hop bite, pecan shells, a little licorice, and light tinge of butterscotch.

M: Full flavored, hearty malt goodness. Very slight sweetness to start, and very slight bitterness in the finish.

D: Goes down easy, but you'll want to savor.

Atmosphere is good. Nice appearance including a frothy head, and some really nice lacing. Nose is bitter and sweet. Flavor is a great combination of numerous very light components. Very well balanced. Overall, this is a great quaff.

bmwats, Sep 15, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ClintonRalston, Sep 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

AngusOg, Jul 31, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

hnandez, Oct 23, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Tunguska, May 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

tubeman, Nov 22, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

CarolinaKev, Dec 11, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a clean orange-ish/ copper color with a light tan head. In the aroma, a small grapefruit hop, quite fresh as well. In the taste, small citrus like hop and a nice balanced maltiness. A small bite and medium to light bodied mouthfeel, with a dryer, small grapefruit hop aftertaste. Just a decent ale with a touch more hops.

OWSLEY069, Aug 25, 2010
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

I am not an Amber Ale drinker, but this is a very good one from Stone.

Very pleasant smell, and easy on the palate. You can session this one, no doubt. This is the quintessential session brew.

Very nice flavor profile, and goes down very easily. Kudos to Stone. I had been down on them lately with their base IPA, and the Go to IPA, but they have redeemed themselves with this one.

dave39, Jun 22, 2014
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

ber12, Jul 02, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Trancelogix, Nov 29, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

alcoholinside, Dec 16, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

bluetrevian, Nov 27, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

thomas2357, Dec 07, 2013
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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Served in a Gale Sayers shaker pint glass.

"How 'bout the power of flight? That do anything for ya? That's levitation, homes." It pours a clear sunrise russet topped by a finger of staunch light cream foam. The nose comprises pine, oregano, grapefruit peel, light toffee, and red pepper. The taste holds notes of pine, grapefruit, light caramel, honeydew, and a small pinch of pepper. The body is a very light medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly drying finish. Overall, a very nice hoppy red, one that pleasantly runs the gamut from spicy to piny in terms of the hops involved. Good times. Now they need to make a new one called Telekinesis (something about mind bullet killing a yak from long distances is floating around in my head for some reason)...

TMoney2591, Jan 19, 2011
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

JRod1969, Nov 14, 2011
Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,613 ratings.