Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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very good

3,727 Ratings
very good

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Ratings: 3,727
Reviews: 1,190
rAvg: 3.85
pDev: 11.95%
Wants: 138
Gots: 335 | 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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Photo of leokbelo
3.68/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Pours a deep amber into a pint glass. 1 inch foamy head that dissipates into a 1/2 inch lacing.
Very piney on the nose, citrusy, lots of hops for an Amber Ale, but hey, this is Stone Brewing we're talking about!
Hops right on the tongue, with a hint of malt sweetness in the back end.
An amber ale that reminds you of a hoppy pale ale. At 4.4%, very drinkable and tasty.

Photo of elevatedgreens
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of friedpotatoes
4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.9%

Photo of JimmyTango
4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of Kirby
3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Photo of alwaysplayin
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of gustogasmic
4.08/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Beautiful red amber, pretty transparent. Lots of coppery bone lacing.

Smells of grains with very light hop sting. Like a good red.

The taste is hoppier that the nose lets on. A refreshing swigger. It seems halfway between a PA and a red. I am happily confused.

Overall: Fantasizing about sessioning this and Founder's All Day side-by-side.

Photo of Rocketman8911
5/5  rDev +29.9%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

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4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of BillH200174
3.85/5  rDev 0%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Dark amber color with a tan head and moderate lacing. Big citrus hops in the aroma. Flavor was citrus hops with hints of pink grapefruit. A little malt in the background but a good hop finish. Just a little thin, flatness in the finish. Overall good amber.

Photo of cynical1027
4/5  rDev +3.9%

Photo of CHADMC3
3.95/5  rDev +2.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

Pours an amber to walnut colored body with reddish hues beneath the dense, tan head that slowly disappears to leave a thick, tacky lacing.

Earthy hop aromas float from the glass, consisting of wood, pine, and citrus with secondary aromas of caramel malt.

The flavor is a bit sweeter, focusing more on the caramel malt and citrus hops with the pine and woodnotes taking a back seat.

Medium in body with generous carbonation and a bitter, puckering finish.

This is a great beer with excellent flavors and aromas to entertain the senses without the higher abv associated with similarly flavored beers making it great for sessions.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.1%

Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,727 ratings.