Levitation Ale | Stone Brewing

BA SCORE
87
very good
3,888 Ratings
Levitation AleLevitation Ale
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Stone Brewing
California, United States
stonebrewing.com

Style: American Amber / Red Ale

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 4.40%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by xlperro on 09-27-2002

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
3,888
Reviews:
1,204
Avg:
3.88
pDev:
11.86%
 
 
Wants:
160
Gots:
483
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,888 |  Reviews: 1,204
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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%
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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Photo of Brianofthemarsh
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 +3.1%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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3.5/5  rDev -9.8%

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3/5  rDev -22.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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4.5/5  rDev +16%

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4.75/5  rDev +22.4%

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3.25/5  rDev -16.2%

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2.75/5  rDev -29.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4/5  rDev +3.1%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

Photo of DenverHopHead
4.32/5  rDev +11.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | 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 -22.7%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

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3.75/5  rDev -3.4%

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4.25/5  rDev +9.5%

Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing
3.88 out of 5 based on 3,888 ratings.
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