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RATINGS: 200   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
Buddy, pal, mate, brother (or sister) from another mother, compadre . . . sidekick. All of these are ways to describe someone or something that is always at your side. Sidekick extra pale ale is one of those things. This golden colored ale is loaded with juicy citrus and passion fruit hop aroma yet balanced with malt and hop character. A true companion.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jgb9348 (5096) - Arlington (Pentagon City), Virginia, USA - DEC 16, 2013
Slightly hazy golden coloured body with a thick, three centimetre tall soapy white head. Aroma of grassy and herbal hops with a very light yeast note, some unfinished wort and a bit of light fruit sweetness noticeable. Light-bodied; Bright herbal and grassy hop note with a light malt backbone, some sugars, a touch of pine and a very smooth, easy drinking finish. Aftertaste is mild with only some light hops coming through, not much malt at all and hardly any complexity - no bitterness, either. Overall, a good APA, but not a great one - nor one that can be compared with some of the best, like Tuppers Hop Pocket Ale. Nice to try, but with these high ratings, I was expecting better - still nice in a can and easy to pack to bring with you. I sampled this twelve ounce can purchased from Binny’s in Chicago, Illinois (South Loop) on 21-August-2013 for US$1.67 sampled at home in Washington on 16-December-2013.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
commonmac (674) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - DEC 13, 2013
Can poured into tulip glass. Pale, golden color and visually looks very fresh. Smells of citrus...probably grapefruit. Taste follows suit heavy on citrus. Well rounded overall in flavor. Slight bitter hop in the middle and end but completes its journey pleasantly. Keep this sidekick around.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
commonshawn (661) - Minnesota, USA - NOV 30, 2013
UPDATED: DEC 13, 2013 Bottle. Clear gold. Good head and lacing. Aroma is excellent . Had some sweetness to go with the classic pale ale tastes. Grapefruit. Smooth and balanced, not overpowering or mindblowing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jsmerig (1351) - Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 24, 2013
Pours a clear pale yellow with a white foamy head. Aroma if piney resinous hops. Taste is bright and malty with a powerful citrus punch at the end. Well balanced. Crisp in the finish. Good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
gschrade (830) - Collinsville, USA - NOV 15, 2013
I had this at Global Brew. Pours a clear gold with a white head. Taste hoppy, citrus, slightly fruity. I thought this was good. I would drink this again. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Maverick34 (2584) - New York, USA - NOV 15, 2013
Canned from GCT. This was pretty decent, nice hoppy aroma, some fruitienss but a pretty clean finish. Enjoyable session pale.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hoffbier (25) - Illinois, USA - OCT 28, 2013
Very well balanced and sessionable pale ale crafted to style. Clear straw with light white head. Pleasant aroma and taste. Poured from a 12oz can.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kermis (6989) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - OCT 23, 2013
From can. Pours clear golden with a bubbly white head. Aroma of citrus, tropical fruits and malt. Flavour is light moderate sweet and moderate bitter. Medium bodied with soft carbonation.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
alobar (3098) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - OCT 18, 2013
Clear pale yellow pour with a white creamy head. Aroma of mango, lemon, and herbs. Passion fruit flavor with citrus and touch of hops. Nice beer. Very refreshing Excellent lacing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Chudwick (2438) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - OCT 15, 2013
Can thanks to one of the cousins from the barrio. Pale straw with white head. Nose is grass and citrus. Light body. Very way to drink and refreshing.

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