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RATINGS: 1656   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54   EST. CALORIES: 132   ABV: 4.4%
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This deep amber ale has rich & roasty malt flavors, a big hoppy character, citrus overtones (courtesy of the hops and our special brewers yeast) and modest alcohol.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lumpy (1802) - Carrollton, Texas, USA - OCT 6, 2004
Bottle. Very malty. This has hops all over it. Bitter and aroma hops. It has a good overall flavor, but the finish is just a little bitter. This is nice, but I wouldnít go out of my way to get ahold of it.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Kevin (2048) - New Mexico, USA - OCT 4, 2004
pours a nice brown with a light head. aroma is malty with a bit of a flower aroma. taste is at first sweet toffee and caramel . finish is a great balancing hop flavor. a very good beer to drink with lunch.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Crosling (1863) - Loveland, Colorado, USA - OCT 3, 2004
Reddish burgundy. The head is light, frothy, mostly diminishing and leaves sheets of lacing all down the glass. Quite fragrant. Butter toffee, caramel, mango and floral notes. Well balanced flavor. It is refreshing for a low alcohol beer to have such a nice hop character. Light roasted malts, butter, caramel and floral and grassy hop notes. The finish is clean and leaves an excellent sweetness on the palate.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Shag (2584) - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA - SEP 23, 2004
Just forget its Stone and you will be ok. A good beer considering the usually boring style. A dark brown appearance. This had a hop bite and a large amount of malt as well. A toned down Stone beer ok for a session ale. I didnít mind it at all.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
SDalkoholic (2124) - Linda Vista, California, USA - SEP 16, 2004
Looks exactly like tea with its dark brown/ruby red. Bubbly head that laces the glass and lingers at the bottom after finishing. Definitly has the Stone signature of hops, but toned down compared to their others. Flavorful and has alow alcohol content making it a good beer after work.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
davidflores99 (225) - Long Beach, California, USA - SEP 7, 2004
I wasnít too impressed with this brew. It had a light hoppy aroma, a little sweet also, with a creamy head. Taste was bitter sweet, and wasnít too bad, but not great.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Pigfoot (2268) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2004
With a name like this, Iíd expected a lighter-than-air quality, a wheat beer or a kolsch. But I must have forgotten that I was deaing with stone, who will dash any expectation. Pours a dark, rustic brown, more a light crimson around the foot and sides. Head is thick, fluffy, creamy. Aroma: sweet and malty at the fore,deep, spicy, rich, a little vinous, with a good batch of hops. Taste is the very peg of a red ale, or an Irish, done right. Greets the tongue mildly, though loaded with flavor. Lacks thee extremeness of the big Stone brews, and is quite accessible, not so scary at all. Medium body, nice, malty, toasty finish, very pleasant and tasty overall. If this were available in this market, Levitation would have a regular spot reserved in my fridge.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bierchik (95) - lakewood, California, USA - AUG 26, 2004
not a strong aroma some citrus hints, very hoppy IMO, it was too bitter for my likings. canít say much for the appreance, i drank it out of the bottle.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Murphy (1759) - Fort Collins, Colorado, USA - AUG 23, 2004
Mild aroma. Good head, copper color. Taste is solid and hoppy, quite well balanced. A little too bitter for the style, but still a very good beer.

4.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 20/20
bob4beer (4) - Huntington Beach, California, USA - AUG 22, 2004 does not count
This is the beer that I return to after quaffing the heavy hopped brews. It is an excellent daily brew.


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