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RATINGS: 224   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.56/5   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
markducommun (801) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 20, 2014
Hazy, pale yellow-straw color, with a light tan head. Light citrus notes, some even lighter pine notes, some tropical fruit sweetness. Slightly to moderately bitter, followed by a mellow, round sweetness. Light bodied, very effervescent; lively carbonation along with some acidity. Very clean on the palate. Almost no alcohol. Exceptionally pleasant and drinkable, very well balanced. This would be a great summer session beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BeerKurve (520) - - JUN 12, 2014
Clear yellow color, with mild carbonation and decent lacing. Aroma of floral hops, yeasts, toffee sweetness and pale malts. Flavor is roughly the same but with a resiny like aftertaste. Body is light and so is the carbonation. Very drinkable and tasty APA.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
RobertDale (4980) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - JUN 8, 2014
On tap. Comes a somewhat hazy dark gold with a nice white head. Aroma of fruit, floral, and grain. Taste is citrus, floral, grain, and malt. well balanced and well made. Very easy to drink.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
forresale (2) - - MAY 29, 2014 does not count
Only in a struggle with bells two hearted. It is well rounded easy drinking fun IN A CAN. If you are selling it, I am drinking it. Superior beer

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Stuu666 (9251) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - MAY 29, 2014
Bottle at Craig’s tasting. Pours golden, bitter, fruity, dry, light lemon fruit.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 1/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
dutch23mp (312) - Mount Prospect, Illinois, USA - MAY 28, 2014
No doubt for the great ratings on this brew. A bit thin but big on taste really well balanced with a nice aroma and taste of citrus. Not overly hopped as one expects in an IPA but complements the smooth malt. Excellent brew

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Petkus331 (386) - Redford, Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Aroma is of floral hops, citrus, peach, and passion fruit. Appears pale yellow, thin ring of white foam. Tastes of sweet flowers quickly balamced with bitter sweetie rind. Palate is ordinary. Overall, very good!

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
firstsip (720) - Michigan, USA - MAY 25, 2014
Can. Dark gold. Floral, semi - yeasty nose. Very bright hop quality followed by yeast and citrus. Refreshing!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
miyauchi38 (1083) - chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 22, 2014
IPAよりも飲みや でも、ちゃん&

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
EyeAmBaldman (461) - Illinois, USA - MAY 20, 2014
Pours a pale haze with a thin white head. The head just hangs around. Aroma is citrus, hops, and grass. Lots of grapefruit on the nose. Taste is spicy, a medium bitterness with a medium body. Lively carbonation with a long bitter finish. This is good stuff.

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