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Levitation Ale - Stone Brewing Co.

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BA SCORE
87
very good

3,367 Ratings
THE BROS
89
very good

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Ratings: 3,367
Reviews: 1,173
rAvg: 3.87
pDev: 11.63%
Wants: 119
Gots: 188 | 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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Kubrickx

Illinois

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-12-2013 18:02:35 | More by Kubrickx
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i080054

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-12-2013 01:11:49 | More by i080054
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TheBadger0289

New Zealand (Aotearoa)

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-11-2013 01:32:00 | More by TheBadger0289
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JamesStreet

Louisiana

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-10-2013 19:14:41 | More by JamesStreet
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Xzfgiimtsath

Texas

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-10-2013 13:57:45 | More by Xzfgiimtsath
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nstroup

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-10-2013 06:54:29 | More by nstroup
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Flight0011

Washington

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-10-2013 05:37:34 | More by Flight0011
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Beerislivingproof

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-09-2013 21:37:21 | More by Beerislivingproof
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cadaugherty

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-07-2013 22:53:41 | More by cadaugherty
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blknikon

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-07-2013 21:59:49 | More by blknikon
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TheFightfan1

Pennsylvania

4.34/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Pours a beautiful transparent amber color with a fluffy tan colored heading. Very alive looking and a full of lacing after every sip.

Heavy caramel malts with a grassy and medicinal hop profile to match. Little bit more of a sour dough malt is dominant in the finish.

Both malts and hops are dead even in this pairing. A blast of that malty base really pulls through at first with an earthy,wood character but the bitter and grassy hops kind of take over for the finish.

Light-medium bodied with excellent balance, great carbonatin and a slight diacetyl slickness in the finish.

Very hard to believe this is 4.4% ABV. Very tasty and filling. This a perfect session beer for any time of year.

Serving type: bottle

05-07-2013 20:14:14 | More by TheFightfan1
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srw

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-06-2013 22:30:47 | More by srw
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Bosoxfan20

Missouri

3.9/5  rDev +0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

A- Deep amber color with a tan head that has nice retention and lacing

S- Caramel malt base, some citrus hops, but a little less than what I normally get from Stone.

T- Solid flavor depth for 4.4 abv. Orange peel, apricot, and pine work together nicely with the caramel malt base. Some toasted nuts also come through. Good balance. Bitter finish.

M- Certainly a dry finish here. Light to mid body, while maintaining fairly creamy. Super drinkable.

O- A well done hoppy amber. Low abv makes this one of the more favorable sessions I've had. Not quite as bold as most from the Stone line, but a solid beer nonetheless.

Serving type: on-tap

05-06-2013 02:16:32 | More by Bosoxfan20
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NickSMpls

Minnesota

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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ZEB89

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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troegaarden

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

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buzzy

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-05-2013 01:37:36 | More by buzzy
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Molson2000

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

05-03-2013 06:31:55 | More by Molson2000
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slavall

Wisconsin

4/5  rDev +3.4%

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Metatron6

Maryland

4/5  rDev +3.4%

05-03-2013 00:02:15 | More by Metatron6
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smutty33

Connecticut

3.75/5  rDev -3.1%

05-02-2013 17:36:33 | More by smutty33
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thecheapies

Pennsylvania

4.23/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Looks a deep copper-red. Great lacing. Head gushed up at about two fingers... beige in color. Looks great.

Awesome earthy hop nose. Loads of spruce, minerality, grapefruit pith, and dried apricot. Rugged toast that doesn't sideline with any booze, due to the low ABV. Stays true to the nose, no extra maltiness to get in the way.

Gruff earthy hops and crisp orange and toast notes. Roasty, actually, with bitter pith and flavorful pine woodiness. So smooth and wonderful in the mouth. Chewy with a presence of dextrins, but light enough to never coat and always deliver with that spiky carb and gentle hop oiliness on the tongue. American hop heaven for a lighter early evening opener. Magically drinkable. Exceptional stuff, certainly deserving of all the accolades.

Serving type: bottle

05-02-2013 02:27:18 | More by thecheapies
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BrianSherry

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev +16.3%

05-01-2013 20:49:14 | More by BrianSherry
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cincysig

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-29-2013 18:54:30 | More by cincysig
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FliryVorru

Alabama

4.25/5  rDev +9.8%

04-29-2013 18:03:14 | More by FliryVorru
Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing Co.
87 out of 100 based on 3,367 ratings.