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Levitation Ale | Stone Brewing

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BA SCORE
3.86/5
Very Good
3,890 Ratings
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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
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
1,205
Ratings:
3,890
pDev:
11.92%
Bros Score:
3.96
 
 
Wants:
158
Gots:
484
Trade:
3
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User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,890 |  Reviews: 1,205
Photo of harryhops
3.93/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of theDuck
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Keeling
3.61/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 3 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of AnitaBrewski
3.99/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of h4ger
3.49/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of stevoj
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!

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Photo of datpingao
4.6/5  rDev +19.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DrinksWellWithOthers
2.37/5  rDev -38.6%
look: 2.75 | smell: 2 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 2.25 | overall: 2.5

Photo of bman13
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Redgoatman
3.52/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Brokejaw
4.18/5  rDev +8.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Amber color with off-white head. Smells mostly like some herbal hops with a slight malty undertone. Taste starts with some caramel and continues with the same herbal hops note from the aroma. Quite bitter up-front and gets intensely bitter to the finish and follows in the aftertaste. Body is quite light and well carbonated. Overall this is a really aggressive amber ale with a lot of bitterness.

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Photo of LeftHanded666
4/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Libeertarian
3.45/5  rDev -10.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Mostly clear copper, approaching ruby, with fine haze throughout. Light tan pillowy head of medium retention and a fair amount of lace. Aromas of resin, dark fruit, toasted malt, caramel. Taste is less strong than expected, favoring malt and tart, with small hint of caramel and metallic and herbal notes almost from the start. Herbal to rindy to not quite peppery aftertaste. Certainly a good balance here. Lighter in body than I generally enjoy for this style, very watery, but I have no real complaints. Lots of fine prickly to sudsy bubbles, making for a thick but easy swallow. Fairly dry, could stand to be more astringent.

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Photo of TimWakimika
3.75/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of target88
3.48/5  rDev -9.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Photo of The_Woodling
4.1/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of RickyBfromCT
4.02/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of papat444
3.65/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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

Photo of pat61
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Aroma: mild American hops, Appearance: deep amber to light brown under a thick, creamy head producing thick ridges of foamy lacing that laces the glass all the way down. Flavor: A rich malt backbone with hops all over the place but not dominating. The malt sweetness balances the hops well. The malt sweetness is more of a light fruity sweetness than a caramel or dark sugar sweetness – no roast or dark malt flavors even though it looks chestnut or light reddish brown. Mouthfeel: medium light body, medium carbonation. Overall: A very repeatable American Amber Ale.

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Photo of sethmcconkey
3.36/5  rDev -13%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of jpuetz
4.5/5  rDev +16.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Jaszucs
3.88/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Sellen
4.24/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Levitation Ale from Stone Brewing
Beer rating: 3.86 out of 5 with 3,890 ratings
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