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The Vaporizer - Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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BA SCORE
82
good

148 Ratings
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Ratings: 148
Reviews: 41
rAvg: 3.64
pDev: 13.19%
Wants: 2
Gots: 4 | 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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3.6/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

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.

chugamugofsud, Jun 01, 2014
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4/5  rDev +9.9%

mrchrisray, May 18, 2014
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3.08/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 2 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

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.

jellikit, May 16, 2014
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2.68/5  rDev -26.4%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 2.75

I bought a bottle of The Vaporizer in a bottle shop. 1 pint .09 ounces, poured in to a pint glass.

Pours a bright yellow color, clear with a slight chill haze. The head is stark white, thick, creamy and resiliant. Many bubbles are rising in the glass.

The smell in a acerbic hoppy scent. Smells like juniper and dandelions.

Taste is a bitter pilsner type flavor. The taste reminds me of the way macro lagers used to taste when I was very young. A dry bitter biting grain flavor.

Mouthfeel is crisp and clean, but with a bitter dry character.

Overall I would probably pass on this one if it came around again. It's a pale ale but it tastes a lot like a pilsner, which is not one of my favorite styes. It's interesting, but I would probably not have it again.

RJLarse, Apr 06, 2014
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3.71/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

well made and curious take on a pale ale. very blonde and hazy in color, almost like a wit rather than a pale, with a white head of several inches and gentle carbonation visible. the smell hints at pilsener malt, an odd base for a usually very hop forward style. its fresh and light and like a bowl of dry cereal. the hops are subtle, almost in the background of this beer, a touch of pine is all on the nose. the taste too is strangely grain driven, and strangely pilsener malty, more like a czech lager than an american pale in some ways. hops are again way back, and only really evident in the finish, faint citrus, white pepper, and new growth pine. its reserved, but maybe a little too much, i want to taste the hops a little more in my american pale, and expected to with this northwest offering. my first beer from double mountain is an interesting and perplexing one. not my favorite, but its quality has me keen to try more from them. easy drinking and light, a good session pale if big hop bombs are not for you.

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The Vaporizer from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
82 out of 100 based on 148 ratings.