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RATINGS: 160   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
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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.


3.6
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
cgarvieuk (14194) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - APR 25, 2014
bottle at homee ... from florida haull ... golden yellow ... golden yellow ...thin white lacing ... soft sweet lemon ... light peppry hop nose ... dry lemon fruits .. juicy hop ... soft floral orange ... light toffe malt in linger

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
OsuStu (42) - - APR 19, 2014
12 oz bottle. Pours gold with thick white head. Sweet berry like smell, floral. Citrus, mild hops. Slightly bitter. Well balanced.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
phaleslu (6397) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - APR 16, 2014
Draft at Neons. Pours a clear, bright pale gold with a small white head that leaves lace streaks. Aroma of lemon, grass, pale malts, light florals, passion fruit, and bubblegum. Flavor of lemon, pale and bready malts, grass, and a splash of passion fruit. Light-bodied, with medium carbonation and a clean mouthfeel. Nice APA.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
hockeybeerguy (1958) - Juneau, Alaska, USA - MAR 13, 2014
Reviewed from notes. The appearance has a very clear and a very bright yellow colored body with fast rising carbonation seen, one finger white head quickly dies and leaves some clingy lacing. The smell has some straight up piney, citrus, hops with some subdued malts. The taste has some sweet yet bitter and almost peppery at different times, dry sweet aftertaste and a quick bitter finish. The palate is light, somewhat sessionable, adequately carbonated and also is good for me. Overall, this is a good session APA that is flavorful.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
swoopjones (5725) - Buffalo, New York, USA - MAR 10, 2014
can, golden pour, citrus, mainly grapefruit, bitterness. notes of passionfruit, solid malty backbone. pretty well balanced. good stuff

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jjgmd (1408) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Bottle. Pours a semi clear light cooper yellow gold color with a s,all loose white rapidly dissipating head. Nose is tropical fruit and sweet and pleasant. Taste is sweet citrus with a fair amount of hop flavor, somewhat light but very drinkable. Finish is sweet and citrusy. Decent APA. Quaff Score 8 / 10

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
zgaier (1364) - Coral Springs, Florida, USA - MAR 9, 2014
Pours a clear gold with a white head and aroma of hops, citrus and malt. Taste is well balanced, nice sweet hoppy, fruit, grapefruit, citrus notes with malt and caramel leading to a slight bitter finish. Nice, very drinkable pale ale

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jasond612 (275) - Phila, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 9, 2014
3/7/14 $3.29 bottle at CBO drank at home after meeting M&D for 2 beers (double jack and jailai) at CBO. Really enjoyed this. Aroma was very citrus especially grapefruit. One of the better pale ales I've had. ill high to be session able but this would be a great summer beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dagimp (715) - Philly, Pennsylvania, USA - MAR 8, 2014
From da kan! Grassy citrusy aroma; very nice! Mouthfeel is light and crisp with too much carb. Kinda burpy. Taste is very floral light Krispy with orange passion fruit lemon lime grass etc. very good! I like this one a lot! Mos def a summer shore beer! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
That1Guy (1895) - Greeley, Colorado, USA - FEB 26, 2014
12 oz can. Excellent. Pours pretty clear gold with a nice white head. Initial aroma is perfume, geraniol. Some citrus notes, but almost made me sneeze. Light and crisp. Taste is pretty sweet with a light bitter finish. Flavors of biscuit, bitter orange peel. Decently sessionable.


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