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The Vaporizer - Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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139 Ratings
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Ratings: 139
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 3 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom visit their website
Oregon, United States

Style | ABV
American Pale Ale (APA) |  6.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
"THE VAPORIZER" is a golden-hued Pale Ale that features a beautifully hoppy aroma and flavor. The malt is 100% Gambrinus Pilsner, our sweet and supple house malt from Gambrinus Malting in British Columbia. The hops are primarily of the Challenger variety, grown on a single farm in the Yakima Valley. We dry-hop "THE VAPORIZER" to pump up the hoppy goodness. It's an appetizingly dry, clean and pure-tasting take on a hoppy Pale Ale."

Brewed with Gambrinus Pilsner malt and Challenger hops. 6% ABV, 50 BU

(Beer added by: msubulldog25 on 06-04-2009)
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kscaldef

Oregon

3/5  rDev -17.6%

08-31-2014 02:35:32 | More by kscaldef
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itracy63

Alaska

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-22-2014 05:23:45 | More by itracy63
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Justin-m


3.88/5  rDev +6.6%

08-19-2014 01:21:01 | More by Justin-m
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zestar

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

08-06-2014 03:21:07 | More by zestar
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woemad

Washington

3.45/5  rDev -5.2%

16.9oz bottle purchased at a supermarket a few blocks from my home for somewhere between $4-5. According to the stamp on the label, this was bottled on April 30 of this year.

Poured a cloudy, lemony gold color with a big, fluffy bone-white head and a ton of floating sediment. The sediment would be understandable for something bottled a few years ago, perhaps, but it seems a little crazy for a pale ale that was bottled about three months ago.

Grassy, slightly herbal hops are in the nose.

Herbal and slightly lemony flavor. The hops are there, but not in terribly great strength, and the kind of hop flavor encountered here is of the sort I would expect from a German or Czech pilsener, and would benefit from a pilsener’s crisp finish. Instead, the finish of this beer features the previously mentioned hop flavor rising suddenly to a crescendo that leaves a hoppy beer’s aftertaste, but not that way you’d expect from a PNW pale ale It’s not bad tasting, but definitely odd, and not what I was expecting.

Medium bodied, with medium carbonation, and a mouthfeel that would seem normal for a “normal” pale ale, but this beer’s flavor makes it seem wrong, like it should be more like that of a pilsener.

Not a bad beer, but a somewhat frustratingly weird one. If I drank this regularly, I might get used to it. Personally, I think I’d rather have a tasty PNW pale ale when I want one and ditto a good pilsener, rather than have a strange hybrid of the two that doesn’t entirely satisfy in either direction.

08-04-2014 03:29:22 | More by woemad
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pkalix

California

4/5  rDev +9.9%

07-27-2014 22:03:19 | More by pkalix
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DrBier

Pennsylvania

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-26-2014 04:30:44 | More by DrBier
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Keepnitrl

Washington

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-24-2014 17:42:48 | More by Keepnitrl
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CTJman

Connecticut

3/5  rDev -17.6%

07-20-2014 18:13:49 | More by CTJman
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Cheld

Maine

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

07-17-2014 04:41:21 | More by Cheld
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atpca

California

3/5  rDev -17.6%

07-16-2014 06:01:45 | More by atpca
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PretzelCity

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-14-2014 21:03:08 | More by PretzelCity
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jfmorey

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-14-2014 20:50:17 | More by jfmorey
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Ewhite2121

Vermont

3.75/5  rDev +3%

07-06-2014 22:04:27 | More by Ewhite2121
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bret717

Pennsylvania

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

07-02-2014 03:24:31 | More by bret717
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Sir_Goatman

Oregon

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-25-2014 22:12:00 | More by Sir_Goatman
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Stephen_Purdue

Washington

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-23-2014 00:40:39 | More by Stephen_Purdue
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AnalogErik

Minnesota

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-16-2014 13:31:26 | More by AnalogErik
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drone

Colorado

3.25/5  rDev -10.7%

06-11-2014 03:27:53 | More by drone
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HookerBrews

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev +16.8%

06-09-2014 14:01:03 | More by HookerBrews
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SocalKicks

California

3.5/5  rDev -3.8%

06-07-2014 02:50:09 | More by SocalKicks
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Eighty

Washington

3.75/5  rDev +3%

06-05-2014 20:21:17 | More by Eighty
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chugamugofsud

Oregon

3.6/5  rDev -1.1%

On tap at the tap house. Light for a hoppy production from double mountain but tasty and complete despite not being a knock you on your socks affair. I would grab another. The on tap version is definitely a little crisper and fresher than the bottled edition.

06-01-2014 02:22:40 | More by chugamugofsud
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mrchrisray

New York

4/5  rDev +9.9%

05-18-2014 01:02:33 | More by mrchrisray
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jellikit

Washington

3.08/5  rDev -15.4%

A: yellow. Crystal clear. Medium, foamy head. A lot of bubbles rising.
S: very mild women's hair permanent chemical. Nothing else.
T: lemony up front. Lightly malted. Light on the bittering hops.
M: medium carbonation. Medium body.
O: meh. Taste is okay. Aroma ruins it. There is not much at all there, except for a faint chemical smell.

05-16-2014 03:51:36 | More by jellikit
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The Vaporizer from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
82 out of 100 based on 139 ratings.