Levitation Ale | Stone Brewing

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Levitation AleLevitation Ale

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

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Added by xlperro on 09-27-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

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Ratings: 3,891 |  Reviews: 1,205
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3.67/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

This brew is a deep amber color with a pretty sad off white head almost no lacing on my glass. It smells of sweet caramel malts and some nice piney hops. There is a very pleasant aroma to this brew. I found the taste to be quite malty but it has some definite hop bitterness that balances it out nicely. This beer is not yellow, it’s not fizzy and it doesn’t taste like water but it clocks in at a measly 4.4% abv. This is good and I’m happy drinking but I would just step it up to the IPA.

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Appearance: Nice amber color with a good white head

Smell: Piney herbal hops, with some light malt in the background

Taste: Citrus, pine, herbal hoppy flavors. Some toasted bread, grain, and caramel malts in the background

Mouthfeel: Light body, good carbonation

Overall: Good session beer, but way too expensive for what it is. I try to not let my wallet influence reviews, but when I'm paying what this costs, I would prefer to be satisfied with one beer. I would have this around often if it was more affordable. But still, it is overall a very good brew.

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3.87/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

a - Clear amber-red with awesome foamy tan head.
s - Citrus, pine, toast in the background
t - Pine, some citrus, toast. Very crisp. Let it warm and you get caramel and the hops get medicinal.
m - moderate-high carbonation at first. Let it sit and the carbonation fades, becoming more slick
o- a good session amber. Better cold.

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.3%

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

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4.25/5  rDev +10.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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4.5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.75/5  rDev +23.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -15.8%

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2.75/5  rDev -28.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4/5  rDev +3.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -2.8%

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4.36/5  rDev +13%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a bottle with an "enjoy by" date of 1/5/14; into a pint glass.
Appearance - a fine looking red ale with bubbly carbonation that builds a towering, beige head! Lacing is superb!
Smell - a surprisingly hop forward citrus nose! I am really pleased with this!
Taste - another aggressively hopped beer from Stone that finds a way to work with the style!
Feel - light body, bitter hops, and very easy to drink, as you can imagine at 4.4%.
Overall - an amber ale for the hop head! Stone hits a home run with this one in my opinion!

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3/5  rDev -22.3%

Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 3,891 ratings