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Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,614 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,614
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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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

bjackerman, Jun 01, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

gbrill, May 29, 2012
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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

Kaisermatt, May 28, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

Mealhouse, May 28, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Tunguska, May 27, 2012
Photo of Breen
3.53/5  rDev -8.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

Pour/Appearance: Rather thin head that maintained through the session and left thick lacing on the glass. Dark red tint; hazy with some visibility to other side when held to light.

Smell: Grapefruit! (cascade hops?)

Mouthfeel: Light bodied, yet relatively heavy on carbonation.

Taste: Citrus/grapefruit from the hops are very prevalent in this red ale. There is a lingering aftertaste of this flavor as well.

Overall an enjoyable ale, but unbalanced. Definitely on the extreme end of the hops scale for my taste buds.

Breen, May 27, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

transmogrified, May 26, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

SocalKicks, May 26, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

Danny1217, May 25, 2012
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t-rav, May 25, 2012
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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

sbanacho, May 25, 2012
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Carillon, May 24, 2012
Photo of rangerred
3.55/5  rDev -8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz bottle into a pint glass.

Pours a nearly clear medium copper with a thick 1.5 finger head. Awesome lacing and head retention.

Aroma is a wonderful mix of citrus and pine with a little roasted malt shining through.

Flavor has plenty of citrus up front along with some nice toasted malt and caramel. Even a little bit of coffee. Bitterness is medium to high and lingers through the finish. Mouthfeel is quite watery and a bit chalky.

Overall, for the strength of this brew is sure packs in plenty of flavor. Maybe a little too expensive to be a regular session brew but it is great on occasion.

rangerred, May 24, 2012
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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

dorf, May 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev +3.6%

erha2, May 23, 2012
Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,614 ratings.