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:
161
Gots:
484
For Trade:
3
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 3,888 |  Reviews: 1,204
Photo of aapike86
4.22/5  rDev +8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of jgbrooks86
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Ryan4120
4.15/5  rDev +7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bgold86
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of kmoen
3.87/5  rDev -0.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of aasher
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Tyler_E
4.28/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jeysun23
4.1/5  rDev +5.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of bwbetts
3.58/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Gkruszewski
4/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of the_benskii
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Bonifeks
3.56/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of 2Bstout
4.45/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Treyliff
4.06/5  rDev +4.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

12oz bottle poured into a pint glass

A- pours an amber-brown color with a ruby hue, creamy and foamy off-white head seem stop retain forever, leaving some nice lacing behind

S- toasted malt forward aroma with notes of caramel, toasted bread and raisin, light floral and pine hop aroma

T- malt forward flavor follows the aroma with notes of caramel malt mixing with toasted bread crust & biscuit. Grassy, floral & pine underlying hops, before finishing with more toasted malt

M- medium body with medium biting carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel that finishes creamy and smooth, high drinkability

O- this is probably the most flavorful beer that I've had under 4.5%, sad that I waited this long to try it as it's one of the best session beers that I've had

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Photo of rossracing
4.35/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Sturgeon83
3.71/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of buddha5050
3.93/5  rDev +1.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Flooz
3.75/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of GearHaiku
3.96/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bigalduncan64
4.37/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Hops are the most prominent flavor. Has a pleasant citrus and pine tatse. I like less hops for the style, but Stone didn't over do it. The maltiness is hiding in the background. Pretty good!

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Photo of TBCE
3.89/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Jeffrey-Pulver
4.38/5  rDev +12.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Levitation is a great beer, without a doubt a Stone beer. It has hops and a malty flavor. Lighter then Stone's other brews, but still fantastic.

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Photo of jamesmk48
3.92/5  rDev +1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jrsaffert
3.9/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of jngrizzaffi
3.81/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours dark reddish black with very little head. Has a light coffee aroma. Watered down roasted malt taste ending in a more bitter coffee taste. Okay beer. More of a porter than a red ale. A little watered down but decent.

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