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Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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Levitation AleLevitation Ale

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very good

3,443 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,443
Reviews: 1,176
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 123
Gots: 223 | 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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New York

5/5  rDev +29.2%

11-22-2011 14:54:31 | More by nopucophop
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4.13/5  rDev +6.7%

Poured from a bottle into a mug.

Appearance: Bronze reddish color with a nice head and good lacing. Decent carbonation.

Smell: Nice semi-sweet caramel smell. There are citrus and floral tones.

Taste: Very nice taste. It has a slight bitterness toward the beginning that fades and finishes smooth. It is clean and crisp.

Mouthfeel: It has a nice crisp feel that goes down smooth. There is a mild carbonation and it leaves a mild bitter after taste.

Overall: Very good beer that I would drink again. It has a nice complexity and is easy to drink. It was a little pricey but I would definitely drink again.

03-16-2011 22:20:21 | More by Schneic8
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New Jersey

4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-15-2011 04:57:12 | More by shatnerosmotic
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.4%

09-02-2013 09:03:06 | More by CCInCharge
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

11-20-2013 06:42:33 | More by snailman22
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3.64/5  rDev -5.9%

Pours a deep amber color with a big cloudy puffy marshmellowy head. Smells like hops and citrus. A somewhat chewy, thin mouthfeel. Very refreshing. Hops and citrus are balanced nicely with a faint malty undertone. Lots of flavor and super sessionable, a great beer for working in the yard on a hot day.

03-01-2014 03:28:06 | More by theteleman
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3.88/5  rDev +0.3%

A: Clear dark amber. With a wispy head.

S: Nice malty, bready smell. Some fruit is in there like apples.

T: Carmel malts. Pear and apple cider fruitiness / tanginess. Nice hop bitterness afterwards. Pretty balanced in my opinion.

M: Light to medium body. A little dry.

D: Real good. Sluggin it back. Nice drink.

12-31-2010 23:55:17 | More by WildTurkey
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New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

Appearance: Pours a reddish brown/dark amber hue with about a finger length head, leaves little lacing

Smell: Upfront it has a pleasant aroma of hops with citrus, grapefruit, and wood chip notes; has some malt qualities to it

Taste: The flavors are soft as you would expect from an amber/red ale, and the taste is about what you would expect from the smell.

Mouthfeel: leaves an oil feel on your tongue, its light bodied and smooth, aftertaste is soft as is carbonation.

Drinkability: Its very drinkable since it is such a light beer; it goes down smooth and easy; and I could definitely session with this beer no problem.

09-23-2009 04:19:26 | More by mikel52588
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

11-05-2012 11:23:03 | More by chrisxmartin
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

08-03-2013 14:58:28 | More by kizzram
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

11-11-2013 22:17:51 | More by Octobers_CJB
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3.85/5  rDev -0.5%

Appearance - Beautiful deep amber color. I got very little head and no lacing. I do not know if it was the bottle or the pour.

Taste - Hops with a good malty back to it. A very balanced flavor. Has a nice dry finish.

Smell - Hoppy, fruity, light grain with some malt.

Mouthfeel - Nice body for the type of beer. Just a nice smooth feel.

Drinkability - A nice beer all around.

06-05-2010 03:29:29 | More by SAtaMi
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4.85/5  rDev +25.3%

Poured into a pint glass.

A - Pours a dark amber color with a 2 finger head.

S - Very hoppy smell for an amber beers.

T - The beer smells hoppier than it taste. You can taste the hops towards the end of the drink. Real smooth beer.

M - Thin body and medium carbination.

O - No Doubt to why this is an award winning beer. Would definitly buy again but I can no longer get Stone in Wisconsin.

07-24-2011 03:16:19 | More by sonnmr31
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4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

02-09-2012 03:36:50 | More by mikemoeller112
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

10-12-2013 04:07:23 | More by jaybrough
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3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-08-2014 23:56:27 | More by walterk
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3.33/5  rDev -14%

A coppery red ale that pours out fast and has a tan head that dissipates fast. A pleasant brew on the whole, that combines both bitter and sweet flavors. It'll never be one of my favorites, but it's a half-notch or so above the middle of the curve. I'll probably buy it again.

08-24-2006 02:53:17 | More by DFN
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3.23/5  rDev -16.5%

Appearance - Pours a dark amber/orange from the bottle with a lacey off-white head that is retained very well.

Smell - A pleasing smell of citrus hops, pine, grass.

Taste - A mild bitterness that ends in a bit of a sour note. There is some taste of grapefruit that shows itself. Not too much malt characteristic.

Mouthfeel - Fairly watery.

Drinkability - A somewhat disappointing beer from Stone. Not at all undrinkable, but it lacks a lot of complexity in the taste. The smell seems to promise a lot that just isn't followed up once it is drunk. Decent, but probably won't be having this one again.

01-13-2007 03:49:24 | More by velo343
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-19-2013 01:22:07 | More by BeerChanticleer
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3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

12-20-2011 03:53:45 | More by BHOBS
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5/5  rDev +29.2%

02-08-2013 22:15:24 | More by aschdave
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4/5  rDev +3.4%

02-09-2012 02:49:35 | More by ChadT89
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-05-2012 07:08:43 | More by ArchitectBrewCo
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3/5  rDev -22.5%

01-05-2013 02:12:23 | More by HoboMoo
Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,443 ratings.