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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

3,610 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,610
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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5/5  rDev +29.5%

nopucophop, Nov 22, 2011
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tubeman, Nov 22, 2011
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3.68/5  rDev -4.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

This beer pours a relatively clear red color with a thin off white head sitting on top. There is great head retention and a bit of frothy lacing.

The aroma is definitely appealing. Citrusy hops hit me up front. It's a seemingly obligatory scent for a West Coast beer. There's a touch of sappy pine as well. Unfortunately for me, I'm unable to find anything beyond the hop, so any subtlety in the aroma is lost on me.

The taste is fine. Again, citrusy hops are a dominant theme that is accompanied by a mild to moderate bitterness. There is a somewhat herbal tea quality here as well, which gives an earthy vibe. Again, I'm not finding much in the malt profile which can be a bit of a bummer.

The mouthfeel is medium bodied but seemingly watery. There is a decent level of carbonation which provides a gentle tingle.

Overall it's an ok beer. I've never been huge on the style, but the citrusy hops make it more interesting for me. It's certainly sessionable with the low ABV, and the IBU's are certainly easily managed in this beer. Anyway, it leaves me wanting a little bit more.

Goliath, Nov 21, 2011
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Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,610 ratings.