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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

3,368 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,368
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 119
Gots: 189 | 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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Cal98


4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-19-2014 03:31:04 | More by Cal98
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AD17

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-19-2014 00:35:34 | More by AD17
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ThatsStout

Michigan

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-19-2014 00:27:39 | More by ThatsStout
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DrMindbender

South Carolina

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-18-2014 13:34:19 | More by DrMindbender
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admiral

Australia

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-18-2014 09:45:40 | More by admiral
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ThePaintedGrey

Pennsylvania

3.71/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

12oz. bottle poured into pint glass.

A: Pours a pristine deep amber hue, nearly mahogany, I'd say, with an amber-tinged white head that quickly fades to a creamy cap and retains like a champion. A few wisps of lace remain, but nothing overly impressive... not that I was expecting much from a beer of 4.4%.

S: I wasn't expecting this much of a hop profile, honestly. Some wonderful floral hop aromas mixed with some bready malts. Nothing wild here, but definitely impressive for a session ale.

T: Follows the nose quite closely. Lots of floral hops with just an ever so slight touch of grapefruit. Roasted malts underneath don't provide much sweetness, but add almost a smokiness to the brew.

M: A medium-light body is strange, given the fact that this is a Stone brew, but I guess I should be taking the style into consideration. At only 4.4% ABV, this is a very acceptable brew that offers some silky textures and refined carbonation that allows for superb drinkability. Would serve excellently outdoors in the summer.

O: Stone offers a lovely take on this style, substantially beefing up the hop presence in this style to really add their signature touch on it. While I wouldn't reach for this all the time, it serves as an absolutely perfect beer for BBQs, game night, or just any night when you're looking for great hop flavors in a beer that doesn't weigh you down too much.

Serving type: bottle

07-18-2014 02:38:09 | More by ThePaintedGrey
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J702

Nevada

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-17-2014 23:11:25 | More by J702
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Hohnbaum

Kansas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-17-2014 20:29:21 | More by Hohnbaum
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Mgm54

New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-16-2014 22:03:00 | More by Mgm54
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Walkerjgt

Ohio

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-16-2014 13:10:16 | More by Walkerjgt
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KnowYourCraft

California

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-16-2014 03:50:14 | More by KnowYourCraft
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1Sundown2C

New York

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-16-2014 02:28:40 | More by 1Sundown2C
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Stargazer2892

North Carolina

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-16-2014 01:16:06 | More by Stargazer2892
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msumike89

Michigan

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

07-15-2014 19:47:37 | More by msumike89
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aoampm

Hawaii

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-15-2014 19:35:12 | More by aoampm
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mikeburd1128

New Jersey

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-15-2014 18:15:55 | More by mikeburd1128
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batt6343

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-15-2014 18:13:18 | More by batt6343
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JBeags7


4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

07-15-2014 15:32:52 | More by JBeags7
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core42

Michigan

3.25/5  rDev -16%

07-15-2014 15:25:09 | More by core42
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96gpse

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-15-2014 14:55:09 | More by 96gpse
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atlbravsrno1

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -9.6%

07-14-2014 18:59:14 | More by atlbravsrno1
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hophugger

Virginia

3.39/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 3.25

Always enjoy Stone's Beers. Always full of flavor and an all around great beer. This one does not disappoint but there was a slight turn-off. As the flavor was ok and the smell and appearance were really nice, I felt that this beer was way too carbonated. I do not see a dateon the bottle so I do not know how fresh or how old this is. Too much carbonation spoiled the overall flavor but still a decent beer. As far as the Stone beers I have tried, this one is on the bottom of the list

Serving type: bottle

07-13-2014 21:50:30 | More by hophugger
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mistermurse


4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-13-2014 21:04:59 | More by mistermurse
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CUbeerfan

Georgia

3/5  rDev -22.5%

07-13-2014 02:07:21 | More by CUbeerfan
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HarleyCorps

California

4/5  rDev +3.4%

07-13-2014 01:32:43 | More by HarleyCorps
Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,368 ratings.