The Vaporizer | Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom

The VaporizerThe Vaporizer
BA SCORE
3.64/5
226 Ratings
The VaporizerThe Vaporizer
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
Ranking:
#33,878
Reviews:
57
Ratings:
226
pDev:
12.64%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
7
Gots:
30
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 226 |  Reviews: 57
Photo of Bunman3
3.62/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of dipso123
3.27/5  rDev -10.2%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Both aroma and taste have an unpleasant generic "beery" character. Did not finish 500 mL bottle.

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Photo of Lone_Freighter
4.09/5  rDev +12.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

The appearance was a soft golden yellow color with a nice transparency about it allowing some light carbonation to be seen rising to fill a one finger white foamy head that dissipated in a nice rocky sort of way. Thick messy lacing stuck to the glass nicely. The smell had a dry piney to speckled sprucy citrus, fresh and bright thorough and a light grassiness. The taste was sweet and tried to a balance a dry sort of bitterness which actually came out more in the finish. The aftertaste was sticky sweet. On the palate, this one sat about a light to medium on the body with a nice sessionable aspect to it. The carbonation seemed to be a bit smoother than other APA’s, still good. Overall, I say this was a wonderful APA. The dry hopping did this beer well.

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Photo of Uconnelmo
2.92/5  rDev -19.8%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 2.75

Photo of NappyB
2.7/5  rDev -25.8%
look: 3.25 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

Photo of Darhawk
2.93/5  rDev -19.5%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.75 | overall: 2.75

Photo of ZachT
3.97/5  rDev +9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of shoretaxi
3.81/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Skrumpy
3.13/5  rDev -14%
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 -3.6%
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 +4.9%
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 -1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Photo of WillieThreebiers
3.58/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of McBAINx
3.98/5  rDev +9.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of treyaxx
3.19/5  rDev -12.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Photo of juicebox
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sjjn
4.1/5  rDev +12.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of BeerForMuscle
3.65/5  rDev +0.3%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of k3ve
4.19/5  rDev +15.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SpAiReArGsEonNE
3.75/5  rDev +3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of sap91
4.67/5  rDev +28.3%
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 -0.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of Tommo
3.49/5  rDev -4.1%
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 +29.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rodbeermunch
3.25/5  rDev -10.7%
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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The Vaporizer from Double Mountain Brewery & Taproom
Beer rating: 3.64 out of 5 with 226 ratings
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