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Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,377 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,377
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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SourAddict

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-15-2013 05:41:18 | More by SourAddict
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Thedrizzle

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-14-2013 03:25:36 | More by Thedrizzle
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TheDoak

Florida

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-14-2013 03:14:51 | More by TheDoak
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Riik3

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-14-2013 01:52:44 | More by Riik3
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RichardMNixon

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-13-2013 17:59:10 | More by RichardMNixon
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JMUbrewz

Virginia

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-12-2013 17:26:01 | More by JMUbrewz
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Siriusfisherman

Montana

3.99/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

L: Deep red with an off-white head, very good lacing. Plenty of carbonation streaming up from my nucleated glass, aiding the retention.

A: Grassy citrus, pine, and a touch of spice from the hops, very rounded malt backbone with some burnt caramel sweetness. Neutral yeast character.

T/M: Big bitterness upfront for a beer of such light strength, moves into a nice showcasing of west-coast fruity/pine hops with a grassy edge. Malt is somewhat aggressive, attributing burnt sugar notes and a subtle base malt. Not very sweet considering the amount of crystal used, has a slightly acid dry finish, in a good way.

Overall, a delicious session ale. I can think of very few beers less than 5%abv that can stand up to the intensity of flavor, and balance of this beer.

Serving type: bottle

06-12-2013 00:05:06 | More by Siriusfisherman
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Matthewpakula

Illinois

3/5  rDev -22.5%

06-11-2013 18:55:45 | More by Matthewpakula
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briandaube

Delaware

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-11-2013 01:26:27 | More by briandaube
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NMFB

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-10-2013 04:48:55 | More by NMFB
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jarrgal

North Dakota

2.5/5  rDev -35.4%

06-10-2013 02:21:15 | More by jarrgal
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neckbeered

Montana

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

06-09-2013 21:42:51 | More by neckbeered
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jkermitj

Mississippi

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

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msturek

Texas

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-09-2013 21:08:06 | More by msturek
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stella77artois

New York

4.04/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4

12 oz. bottle poured into pilsener glass.

A - Very sharp looking beer. A quite dark golden amber with lot's of carbonation visible. Plenty of bubles coming up for the duration of the pour. Very thick white head, which stuck around for a while, morphed into some cool shapes, and left a good amount of residuals.

S - Like a light IPA. Hops, but not too powerful. Smelled nice, just not a ton going on. Maybe a hint of grapefruit, too.

T - Interesting. As was the case with the aroma, tasted more like a light IPA than an Amber/Red Ale. Didn't notice much malt, but some general frutiness was present. Hops flavor intensified in the aftertaste. Very pleasant.

F - One of the beers strongest features. Very light and crisp feeling with a strong aftertaste. No bloating or heavy feeling. A good beer to drink on the golf course or in any instance when you're going to have more than a couple.

O - Not my favorite Stone brew, but it's still a very good beer. A perfect beer for anyone who likes the taste of hops, but doesn't enjoy the bitterness and explosion of a ton of hops. I do enjoy beers like that, but there are times when I want a lighter, more crisp tasting hoppy beer, and this beer does the trick. Highly recommended.

Serving type: bottle

06-09-2013 20:12:34 | More by stella77artois
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Evoforen

North Carolina

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-09-2013 15:11:33 | More by Evoforen
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sjanowiak

Washington

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Dcunicelli

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

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Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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Massachusetts

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

06-07-2013 23:11:27 | More by DrinkingDrake
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Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Mexico

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Vermont

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

06-06-2013 20:25:36 | More by zahara15
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SebD

Ontario (Canada)

4/5  rDev +3.4%

06-05-2013 23:34:17 | More by SebD
Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,377 ratings.