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RATINGS: 227   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.55/5   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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
cpetrone84 (1810) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - FEB 10, 2014
Pour is mostly clear pale amber yellow with a mostly tight white head. Nose has a light doughy malt with a bit of caramel malt. Hops are citrusy, light herbal, and resinous. Taste is a bit more malt forward, strong caramel note and drier bread. Hops are citrus and more herbal, extremely dry finish with strong carbonation.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - FEB 10, 2014
From a bottle poured a straw color with a lot of head. Light bitter hoppy flavor with a quick finish.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
mansquito (5340) - Nueva York, New York, USA - FEB 9, 2014
The Sampler, Brooklyn tap: Pours golden with a white head. Aroma is tropical fruit, hints of pine, and a small malt backbone. Taste is a little bit on the hoppy side with a really light malty profile. I don’t see what everyone else here is seeing in this beer. It is a good light ale that isn’t watery, but really it is not that impressive.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 9/20
BREWMUSKCLES (2558) - New Jersey, USA - FEB 4, 2014
kind of like a watery even watered down ipa. the flavor is good enough but the body seems a little too light with too much sweetness. watermelon minty flavor makes it like a kids drink. a mish mash.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
PorterPounder (7332) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - FEB 1, 2014
Tallahassee, Fl. - ABC Fine Wine & Spirits - Betton - 12 oz bottle. Light golden pour - little to no head. Aroma has a light pine and spruce bent to it, but pretty plain. Flavor has a light bitterness to it, some citrus hints, a touch of spice, slight mintiness. Sours a bit in the finish Thick enough mouthfeel. Passable.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 9/20
Aurelius (5070) - Tallahassee, Florida, USA - JAN 30, 2014
Longneck bottle, average label. Clear, very light gold, thin clingy head. Aroma is a bit cat whizzy, with boiled peanuts and lemon oil. Grassy, hoppy but still somehow rather bland, a bit tangy. Cloying hop finish. Medium-light body. ABC, Betton.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
nuplastikk (5785) - Madison, Wisconsin, USA - JAN 22, 2014
12oz can. Somehow slacked out on rating this one, sneaking it in with the last can of the 6pack. Has a nice citra thing going on, but it has faded into some harsh unpleasant garlic, hairspray. Better fresh, obviously. Pretty standard clean new school tropical APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
SudsMcDuff (8084) - .....Manchester United.........., Texas, USA - JAN 22, 2014
love a solid pale . . deep gold ... medium foam .. . grass, pine, and a bit of resin .. . solid mouth .. easy finish .. .
.. . . i really wish i wasn’t so slutty.. ..!?! ...i mean handsome ...!?!?!? ...i mean, what!?!?!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
onceblind (7314) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 20, 2014
Slightly hazy gold with a thin, rocky and dissipating white head. Nose has a lot of pineapple and leafy fresh hop earthiness. The flavor is pale and sweet, a bit on the medium bodied side, but tasty, with tropical fruit notes, a touch of pine, a bit of floral bitterness throughout, and a quiet little sweet melon tone on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
raradel (343) - Atlanti Beach, Florida, USA - JAN 20, 2014
This is an IPA in a pale ale’a body! Great citrus flavors, light body, and wonderful nose. Great easy pale!

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