The Vaporizer | Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
Oregon, United States
doublemountainbrewery.com

Style: American Pale Ale (APA)

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 6.00%

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

Added by msubulldog25 on 06-04-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
223
Reviews:
56
Avg:
3.6
pDev:
12.78%
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
30
For Trade:
0
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Photo of Uconnelmo
2.92/5  rDev -18.9%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NappyB
2.7/5  rDev -25%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Darhawk
2.93/5  rDev -18.6%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ZachT
3.97/5  rDev +10.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shoretaxi
3.81/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skrumpy
3.13/5  rDev -13.1%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.25

Very light golden color with a thin, quickly disappearing head. Not any lacing to note. Very light aroma of malt, grain, and lemon. The flavor is rather dull, almost like a Pilsner with little character. Watery mouthfeel and a tart aftertaste. Not a beer I'd drink again.

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Photo of jwc215
3.51/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

500 ml bottle - bottled on 07/14/16:

Pours clear light straw yellow with a thin white head. Some trailing lace slides down the glass leaving little lacing.

The smell is of lemongrass (smells like a pilsner with some ale yeast esters. Herbal.

The taste is lemongrass/general herbal/floral notes. Herbal dryness mixes with malty sweetness. Dry finish.

Light-bodied. Not too thin. Carbonation level works well here.

Overall it's a pale ale with pilsner characteristics. A unique pale ale.

Paid just under $5 at Fred Meyer's in Bremerton, WA.

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Photo of LampertLand
3.82/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Double Mtn. Brewery 'The Vaporizer' @ 6.0% , originally tasted on tap @ GCBF'10 , plus a 500 ml bottle purchased for $7
A-pour is a light gold from the tap/bottle to a clear light gold in the glass with a medium white head leaving a streaky lace along the sampler/pint
S-dry-hopped
T-clean & crisp , with a bitter dry finish
MF-mild carbonation , feels like a medium body
Ov-ok pale ale
prost LampertLand

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Photo of LXIXME
3.57/5  rDev -0.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.58/5  rDev -0.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McBAINx
3.98/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of treyaxx
3.19/5  rDev -11.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of juicebox
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sjjn
4.1/5  rDev +13.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.65/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of k3ve
4.19/5  rDev +16.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.75/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sap91
4.67/5  rDev +29.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

A nice, light APA with a crisp, clean feel. Slight bitterness at the tail end. Yellow color with a thin head. Had it on tap in a pint glass.

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Photo of Bearman13
3.61/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tommo
3.49/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Tastes of a pure pilsner mash. Very light crisp and clean. However, lack luster in almost every respect including a lack of hopiness. Incredibly pale, with little much to add

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Photo of MacStinson
4.71/5  rDev +30.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.25/5  rDev -9.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Pours super carbonated, half liquid half head almost. Aroma was all bitter American hops.

Light malt, lemony and bitter grapefruit hop flavors. It starts to mellow out a little downbottle. The beer is likeable, but if you're gonna do the single bottle format thing, you better be awesome, not just average, slightly above average kinda beer. Cost/oz ratio will never work out for the conscientious beer consumer.

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Photo of stevoj
3.28/5  rDev -8.9%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Cask conditioned variety in Bend. Dry and pale, hazy golden with small creamy head, very dry bitterness on top of some malt sweetness. Finishes fast. Was hoping for a little more oomph from the cask.

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Photo of leaddog
3.06/5  rDev -15%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3

Appearance - Pours a straw gold with two fingers of foamy white head.

Smell - Corn adjuncts, herbal hops, bready malts; a very light aroma overall.

Taste - Soapy herbal hops with a touch of sourness, along with bready malts. I expected more bitterness.

Mouthfeel - Medium bodied with moderate carbonation. Finishes crisp and dry.

Overall - A lackluster dry-hopped pale ale. I was expecting far more hop prominence and less soapy/adjunct flavours. I think this beer might need to go back to the drawing board.

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Photo of Niceroad77
4/5  rDev +11.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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The Vaporizer from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
3.6 out of 5 based on 223 ratings.
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