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RATINGS: 1663   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.


3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
Wolfenkopf (171) - Villa Park, Illinois, USA - JAN 5, 2011
The aroma is sweet and light with mild hoppiness. It has a light almond head, calming quickly. The brew is medium brown with enticing floatations. This has a crisp, clean flavor, a bit on the sweet side. Considering the appearance and aroma, I expected much more to the taste, but was dissappointed in its lack of dynamics. On the palate it is as carbonized as soda. The bitterness lingers but does not take away from your enjoyment. I liked this, but wished there was more to it.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Keil (171) - Denver, Colorado, USA - MAY 26, 2011
Pours a deep amber. Aroma is bready malts and a hint of citrus hops. Little bit of pine. Taste is upfront bready malts and a nice hop profile. Finishes clean and citrusy, slightly piney with a nice malt backbone. Itís a beer you can drink before work/church/performing a bris/etc and not feel bad about it.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
uvajed (171) - Ravenna, Ohio, USA - NOV 13, 2011
Poured a dark amber color with a surprisingly small, light head that left a small amount of lacing on glass. Nose of piney, roasty hops, with no one overpowering note. Taste is fantastic - predominantly the hops, but not overdone, with a good, nutty malt balance. A bit of bitterness lingers, but this brew is not so devoid of sweetness that this is a problem. Considering that Stone Brewing tends to go a little over the top (or sometimes way over the top), this was really a nice surprise, as Levitation is not crazy in any way except that it is crazy good. I donít know if Iíll ever find what I consider to be a "perfect" ale, but this is pretty damned tasty, and a good one to judge others by. The only questions it leaves me with are why has it been so long since I last sampled it, and why have I not reviewed it until now? An absolute must try.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
beeebon (170) - Cornwall, ENGLAND - MAY 8, 2014
Pours amber brown and smells of toasted wholemeal bread and toasted malt. There is a lot of flavour here, rye and toasted malt balanced with what to me is piney hops, very nice indeed. Only let down is that to me it came across a little thin and watery. Overall definitely a good beer which I would be happy to drink all day long!

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brewmaster (168) - USA - NOV 17, 2002
Well, itís the worst of Stoneís offerings, but thats not a bad thing overall. A great drinkable beer indeed. If there was a Top 10 list of beers under 5% ABV this one would be on top for sure.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
thefle (168) - , New Jersey, USA - APR 12, 2009
really good, tasted similar to an IPA which is good in my book. I would try this again, canít believe the abv is 4, tasted much boozier

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
truegen (167) - Puyallup, Washington, USA - MAY 16, 2009
12oz. bottle. Pours a really deep amber color, topped with an active head that fades fairly quickly. Not a lot of lace. Flat, faintly metallic aroma is not incredibly inviting. Very dry, hoppy flavor for an amber, and not much of a finish. There are some things to like here, but this turns out to be one of Stoneís weakest offerings.

3.1
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
scottmc (167) - Lakewood, Colorado, USA - JUL 6, 2007
A good beer all around. A nice heavy head with a body to compliment. Not a strong a aroma, but rather faint. It falls a little short. Great flavor.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alraicercsu (166) - Ft.Collins, Colorado, USA - APR 10, 2008
Bottle. Poured a dark copper with a tall but light beige head. A nice floral aroma with a nice hoppy finish.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tomhenderson (166) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - AUG 26, 2009
12 oz bottle. Nice amber color and head. Citrus hop in the aroma and taste, with a maltier backbone than I expected, but I was told this was an APA rather than an Amber. Lightest beer Iíve had from Stone, but yet another winner.


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