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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.57   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.


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
574deadzone (1042) - North Central, Indiana, USA - SEP 17, 2013
Pours a hazy paler golden with a tall rocky eggshell head that settles slowly and leaves some fluffy, intricate lace. Nose involves intense pine, light tropical fruit, orange and grapefruit, with some crackery malt. Fairly sweet, a bit more bitter. Lighter body, oily, fairly active, with a drying bitter hop finish. Awesome brew, just hits everything out of the park as far as hoppy session brews go.

2.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
cheap (4057) - Beaver Valley, Beaver County, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 17, 2013
UPDATED: OCT 13, 2013 Decent aroma from a can, something like fresh pine cones, but mild. dRANK FIRST FROM THE CANTHEN POURED INTO A GLASS. after IT GOES INTO THE GLASS IT LOOKS LIKE ANY ANOTHER PALE ALE, PERHAPS A LITTLE DARKER, not much. Taste continues trying to be IPA thing but of course it lacks the punch of an ipa, just a shade of that going on here. Typical medium apa this is. Yes, not offensive and it does seem to have manners, like its afraid to insult you with those somewhat annoying ale attributes. Mild pine sap finish.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
hopdog (8940) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 11, 2013
12oz can. Poured a clear straw color with an averaged sized head. Aromas of citrus, pine, and grass. Tastes of citrus, pine, fruity, and some sweetness.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
tcane7 (1664) - Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 9, 2013
Several cans. Poured a cloudy gold with thin white head and moderate lace. Hoppy nose of tropical fruit, grapefruit, citrus. Lightish body with nice hoppy flavor. Perfect for a hot summer day.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
HeadyDE (505) - Delaware, USA - SEP 6, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 7, 2013 Can pour..light golden color with 1 finger worth head..aroma is indeed passion fruit as stated on can with a burst of honeydew..cantaloupe and other fruits..light bodied yet full of bursting citrus qualities that manages to have an amazingly dry finish..this is a fine pale ale that is quite balanced between the hops and malt action..really pleased to be able to get this and clearly worth seeking out..

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tmongoose (1303) - Louisville, Kentucky, USA - SEP 4, 2013
12oz can shared. Bright yellow with white head. Aroma is an abundance of tropical fruit and hops. Smells delicious. The flavor is full of tropical fruit and hops. The hops are more predominant in the flavor. This is a very good pale ale. medium bodied.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
apotekhin (57) - ISRAEL - AUG 30, 2013
UPDATED: SEP 12, 2013 Typical fresh citrus and fruit aroma that makes you wanna take a big gulp. Medium hoppy flavor with hints of tropical fruit. Light hop aftertaste. Medium light. Delicious and refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
keepersj12 (2693) - Sicklerville, New Jersey, USA - AUG 28, 2013
Pours a golden color with a big white head. The aroma is very nice with floral and citrus hops, some fruit and grass. The flavor has a light sweet base that gives way to the floral and fruity hops. Clean and dry finish. Very good. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.8
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Atom (1344) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - AUG 27, 2013
12oz can pours a clear pale golden with a medium white head. Aroma of bready caramel malts with tropical hops. Very sessionable crisp clean hop bite, not overwhelming, resinously bitter all well balanced with some citrus and tropical fruits and a clean caramel malt. Very drinkable! Nice one to drink from the can.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
DocLock (7861) - Lower Pottsgrove, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 13, 2013
Drat at Capone’s. Pours hazu gold with off-white head. Nose was pale malt, hopcitrus, tropical notes. Tastes as it smells, with a juicy hop and tropical fruit flavor.


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