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RATINGS: 166   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.


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2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jeremytoni (3000) - 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.


3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
RRistow12 (261) - Lewis Center, Ohio, USA - OCT 18, 2014
Tasted from tap. Pours a clear golden with white head. Good lacing. Great citrus aroma. Grapefruit, passion fruit, mango. Taste is also nice citrus flavor. Similar flavors to nose with a nice sweet malt backbone. Moderate bitterness with mild to moderate sweetness. Very good american pale ale. If you love citrus and tropical fruit pale ales, you'll love this. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
fiercepanda (587) - Missouri, USA - SEP 25, 2014
A hazy yellow beer with a small white head. The aroma is earthy, citrus, and tropical. The flavor is citrus and hay.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
arnold931 (574) - Iowa, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Can. Pours clear straw color with nice white head. Lots of lacing. Nose is pine with some malt sweetness. Taste is some caramel and pine. Really nice pale.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
vyvvy (4025) - Florissant, Missouri, USA - SEP 14, 2014
Pours clear light golden yellow with a nice sized white head. The aroma has floral / powdery / tropical fruit / dank hops and a bit of mild caramel malt in the back for just enough balance between the hops and malt. It has a medium / light crisp body that has nice unobtrusive carbonation. The flavor starts off with dry caramel malt, pine, grapefruit, spice and dry toastiness. The finish has biting grapefruit zest, earthiness and dry maltiness. Really enjoyable pale ale.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kdm1984 (678) - Missouri, USA - SEP 13, 2014
Sharp pine and citrus notes from aroma. Pine and citrus in the flavor as well, but in a mellower way. Very floral also. Bitter hop finish. Light body makes it easy to session. While this has a little more pine than Iíd ordinarily like, and less malt, itís balanced enough by the citrus and floral aspects so that itís not an annoyance. Couple that with the drinkability, and I can see why this is a fairly highly rated APA.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
bkurtz (831) - PERU - AUG 31, 2014
Pours a sightly hazy yellow/gold with a smallish head. Nice aromas of peach and orange. The aromas continue in the taste with a slight bitterness. Very refreshing, well made beer.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
johnnymusky (258) - Minnesota, USA - AUG 26, 2014
Can is old...no nose.....a tad of malt....taste is better some malt a little hops....i need to try a fresh can.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7729) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Can. Orange malt and light orange peel aroma. Pale yellow with small head. Light lemon, barley malt, and mildly bitter orange peel flavor. Tasty.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
boozedude (1851) - Des Moines, Iowa, USA - AUG 4, 2014
Can shared with pals on deck bar... clear yellow pour .Hoppy clean smooth...awesome

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Awktoberfest (308) - Davenport, Iowa, USA - JUL 29, 2014
Really good pale ale. Nothing extreme. Great crisp nose and hop taste. Really good. Smooth and hop tasty.... ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone


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