Levitation Ale
Stone Brewing

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From:
Stone Brewing
 
California, United States
Style:
American Amber / Red Ale
ABV:
4.4%
Score:
87
Avg:
3.86 | pDev: 11.92%
Reviews:
1,208
Ratings:
2,685
Status:
Retired
Rated:
Jun 26, 2020
Added:
Sep 27, 2002
Wants:
  158
Gots:
  481
SCORE
87
Very Good
Levitation AleLevitation Ale
Notes: None
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Rated: 3 by TallGuyCM from California

Jun 26, 2020
 
Rated: 4.5 by RiceOwls27 from Texas

Apr 06, 2020
 
Rated: 3.98 by jmbeerdude91 from Arizona

Jan 29, 2020
 
Rated: 3.85 by KMcGrath from Massachusetts

Dec 04, 2018
 
Rated: 2 by 1971bernat from Virginia

Jan 03, 2018
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Reviewed by OzmanBey from Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +29.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5
Ounce again the people at Stone hit it out of the park with this amazing Ale, it has nice heavy malt aroma, a coopery amber taste that sits on the tongue and an aftertaste that is a bit bitter but in a good way.
Oct 22, 2017
 
Rated: 4.33 by Murph106157 from Connecticut

Oct 07, 2017
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Reviewed by Lone_Freighter from Vermont

3.91/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
This was poured into a pint glass. The appearance was a nice hazy amber/red colored body. A one finger white foamy head dissipated within about a minute leaving some light ringy lacing stringing itself around the glass. The smell had a fairly big dried out citrus rolling all around in a slight peppery spice. The taste copied the smell and added a quick dry peppery spiced aftertaste leading to a dry finish. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a decent sessionability about it. I’d say it was appropriately styled. Overall, I’d say it was a good Amber/Red.
Jun 25, 2017
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Reviewed by poisoneddwarf from Idaho

3.72/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
2009 backlog. 12 oz bottle. This is an amber? It tastes like no other amber I’ve ever had. That’s a compliment. When I first heard that Stone created an amber ale, I couldn’t believe it. It didn’t seem like something this hop-obsessed brewery would do. Then I tasted it. It has Stone written all over it. Most ambers are too malty for my taste. This beer is balanced nicely with plenty of hops. Smells of sweet malt, a little musty. Pours brownish amber, small head, good lacing. Tastes of raisins. The label says it all: there’s more character in this 4.4% alcohol beer than any other beer I can think of in this range. Well done, Stone.
Jun 11, 2017
 
Rated: 3.75 by ElEversoris from Ohio

May 30, 2017
 
Rated: 3.5 by akk14 from Illinois

Dec 24, 2016
 
Rated: 4.05 by MI_beerdrinker from Texas

Oct 14, 2016
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Reviewed by rodbeermunch from Nevada

3.42/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5
After all those years of ridicule for fizzy yellow light beers, this is basically Stone's foray into the very territory they marketed themselves against or raged against the machine if you will. Pours in between a dark gold and light copper color, 3/4" white head. Aroma was the least hoppy Stone beer ever.

Taste was better, even though light, it manages to be flavorful. Its a very drinkable beer with pale honey malt and some c hops. Still actually comes in with some red vienna like sweetness malt wise. Its not a bad thing to have around for a guest.
Oct 02, 2016
 
Rated: 4 by Cuervo_PCB from Florida

Aug 22, 2016
 
Rated: 4.16 by Jodio from Texas

Jul 19, 2016
 
Rated: 4.83 by dag1991 from Ohio

Jul 16, 2016
 
Rated: 3.77 by CBrodbeck from Florida

Jun 04, 2016
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Reviewed by LAp from Ohio

3.94/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4
Tried in a stone 12-pack. A very underrated beer in my opinion. A nice light counterpoint to Stone's typically uncompromisingly hoppy offerings, and one that takes a lighter tack without compromising on the nuance of its flavor profile.
May 14, 2016
 
Rated: 3.75 by StoutAtTheDevil from Alabama

May 10, 2016
 
Rated: 4.5 by icemanls4 from Switzerland

Apr 13, 2016
 
Rated: 4.79 by Blair09 from California

Mar 31, 2016
 
Rated: 3.69 by Arnar_Hallsson from Florida

Mar 07, 2016
 
Rated: 3.67 by aratcliffe from Kansas

Jan 24, 2016
 
Rated: 3.6 by stephenlee from England

Dec 28, 2015
 
Rated: 3.94 by firkingroovin from Illinois

Dec 21, 2015
 
Rated: 3.88 by midlifec from Michigan

Dec 19, 2015
 
 
Rated: 4.25 by Nrod from Argentina

Dec 08, 2015
 
Rated: 5 by MasterRigger from North Carolina

Dec 01, 2015
 
Rated: 4.06 by Jcarriglio from Florida

Nov 30, 2015
 
Rated: 3.93 by harryhops from Delaware

Nov 25, 2015
 
Rated: 4.5 by theDuck from Canada (QC)

Nov 25, 2015
 
Rated: 3.61 by Keeling from California

Nov 15, 2015
 
Rated: 3.99 by AnitaBrewski from Massachusetts

Nov 13, 2015
 
Rated: 3.49 by h4ger from Connecticut

Nov 02, 2015
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Reviewed by stevoj from Idaho

3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75
Another Stone masterpiece. Clear, medium amber with short, silky head. Pure malt in the nose, nut hops come on full bore in the taste. Lingering bitter finish. Wonderful!
Oct 29, 2015
 
Rated: 4.6 by datpingao from California

Oct 24, 2015
 
Rated: 2.37 by DrinksWellWithOthers from Massachusetts

Oct 21, 2015
 
Rated: 4.5 by bman13 from Ohio

Oct 21, 2015
 
Rated: 3.52 by Redgoatman from California

Oct 19, 2015
Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 87 out of 100 with 3893 ratings