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RATINGS: 1727   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.


2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
Heatwaves (54) - Orange, California, USA - AUG 1, 2005
I was expecting something like a pale ale, but I believe Levitation more closely resembles an ESB. Nice red-bronze color and spicy aroma. It is actually quite strong, spicy and hoppy tasting. This surprised me, since so many Stone offerings have intense hop characteristics, I thought this one theyíd develop and market a bit differently. Not my favorite Stone beer, but still something you can be proud to offer your friends.

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mistersinalin (381) - St. Paul, Minnesota, USA - MAY 8, 2007
At 4.4% it is not a strong as the label would insinuate. Levitation smelled mildly of peach and tasted of caramel. It had good balance between hop and malt. A nice mid-range amber ale.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ewestern (257) - Ohio, USA - AUG 25, 2008
Starts with a nice creme colored head atop a deep golden-amber beer. Slightly yeasty aroma that could have been stronger. Tasted flat with some hops, had a watery feel to it and a bitter finish.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
ElJefe (553) - Rochester, New York, USA - APR 26, 2009
Dark amber colored with a lasting thick tan head that leaves quite a bit of lacing. Aroma is full of fresh, juicy hops, purple grape juice and some pine. Flavor pretty much follows the aroma, lots of citrusy hops, not a whole lot of malt to balance things out. A tad thin and metallic in the finish. I appeciate the attempt at a session ale from Stone, but this is way unbalanced. If I wanted an IPA, I would have bought one. (12 oz. bottle)

2.8
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
vikingguy (933) - Chaska, Minnesota, USA - FEB 7, 2012
Bronze with foamy head. Aroma is mellow citrusy hops. Taste is a good balance of citrusy-floral hops and caramel malts. Some grapefruit notes. Dry on the palate. Full body for such a low ABV. To me, this is like an IPA-Amber ale hybrid. Easy drinking. Good, but canít say I love this one. Maybe got a bad bottle because I was expecting more from this.

2.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 10/20
umich03jm (2851) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - AUG 17, 2012
Pours a dark amber color with a perfect 1 cm head that lingers awhile. Really nice looking beer. Aroma is very biscuity and roasty mixed with grass. Taste is not as good as expected. Itís very dry and sucks all the moisture out of my mouth. The hops donít taste very fresh either, very earth and grassy. Thereís a slight burnt biscuit taste too. Very dissappointed. Iíll have to try another of these soon to make sure I didnít get a bad bottle.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
RuneStumo (2423) - Haugesund, NORWAY - OCT 5, 2012
23.08.2012. 0,33l Bottle. Patricks Pub, Kristiansand. Dark brown colour with off-white head. Aroma of dark malts. Nice bitterness. A little flat, with medium body.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Shooter42 (131) - California, USA - MAY 11, 2013
UPDATED: MAY 27, 2013 Decent brew but not my style as taste is too bitter and mouthfeel is too thin.

2.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
badwhale (396) - Bitterville, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 12, 2013
Bottle to glass widemouth pint jar. Pours a hazy amber color with a slight yellow head that dissipates quickly. Nice malt flavors, with a touch of citrus. Nice and light.

2.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
ndhowlett (13) - augusta, Georgia, USA - JUN 29, 2008
Too over the top for an amber, by over the top I mean hops. Bitter from the hops. Looks great in the glass, nice aroma, but too overwhelming


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