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RATINGS: 232   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.54/5   IBU: 36   EST. CALORIES: 153   ABV: 5.1%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
hopheadsbrew (142) - Illinois, USA - MAR 18, 2013
Light golden color. Fluffy head. Very hoppy citrusy aroma. Smooth flavor with slight maltiness. Very hoppy. Notes of tropical fruit. Clean finish. A lawnmower beer for hopheads.


2.7
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
mcberko (16812) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 18, 2017
On tap at Two Brothers, pours a clear blonde with a small white head. Aroma brings out earthy, spicy hops and some subdued tropical fruitiness. Flavour is herbal in the hop department, with biscuity malt to back. Not a fan of the hop character here, as its rather herbal and somewhat vegetal. Meh.

2.9
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
argo0 (14106) - Washington DC, USA - DEC 31, 2016
16oz can. Clear lemon yellow body with medium off-white head. Aroma is medium sweet, lemon, hay, some straw. Taste is medium sweet, straw, lemon, some grapefruit. Light-medium body, some resin, light acidity.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Zymurgeist2 (2164) - Redwood City, California, USA - DEC 16, 2016
On tap in STL during a family visit. Pours a clear pale yellow but has no head. Moderate citrus hops with cracker malt backing.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
jh773 (292) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - NOV 5, 2016
Thin spongy head, lots of carbonation on the glass, beautiful rich golden color. Subtle what and tropical aroma. Dry, slightly bitter taste, thin body, finish is short and flavor drops off quickly. Very drinkable and probably a good choice if you like your beers on the lighter side.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
danielst (398) - AUSTRIA - SEP 29, 2016
On tap. Hazy blonde. Apricot, grass and hay aromas, apple fruitiness. Light mouthfeel. Fresh and easy drinking.

2.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 11/20
coachd (769) - Missouri, USA - JUL 20, 2016
I can smell the passion fruit in the aroma along with mango, starfruit, sweet malt and only the slightest amount of hops. Very pleasant. Appearance is very pale, a light yellowish color, completely translucent with a cream colored head. Tastes bitter yet light with a strange banana like aftertaste. Refreshing but the taste is a little bit off. Light and watery palate with not enough carbonation to balance it out. Two Brothers is a brewery that I am trying more of, but this one was a miss for me.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Suttree (6325) - Knoxville, Tennessee, USA - JUL 5, 2016
Gusher! what a mess. So, Im left with about half a can to rate. Its ok, pretty run of the mill. Not bad, just not distinctive.

3
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
scarletfire65 (1441) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - MAY 15, 2016
Draft at Kaseys Tavern in Chicago. Standard issue, well made APA. Light floral and citrus hoppy notes. Lightly dry finish. Crush able for the long haul.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
ryrpat (364) - Illinois, USA - APR 24, 2016
Very drinkable pale ale. Light and refreshing. Can't go wrong with most two brothers ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
beer-yum (1613) - Wellington, NEW ZEALAND - APR 23, 2016
Huge citrus pine aroma in a golden pour. Lovely balance between a hops and malt with a crisp lean finish. An excellent example of the style (US Pale Ale).


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