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RATINGS: 131   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.21/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 50   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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. Itís 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

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Ferris (10788) - Burnaby, British Columbia, CANADA - OCT 14, 2013
Bottle - Vegetative hops, a bit grassy and sweet. Pale gold with a bubbly head. Fairly bitter for a light beer, almost overwhelms so you canít get much else without searching. All I really get is a bitter pils like quality.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Imaena (2157) - Maputo, MOZAMBIQUE - SEP 27, 2013
Draught. This is a really hoppy pale ale that was too far in the mouth blistering direction for my taste.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
Ontape (470) - Valley Village, California, USA - SEP 25, 2013
This was OK, but not particularly memorable. A bit thin with not enough body or hop profile to pull it through. You can do better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
22415brewery (379) - Washington, USA - SEP 13, 2013
Pours a very light golden, somewhat clear with a light haze and average white head. Aroma up front is Pilsner malt, a little rich with melanoidins and a cracker-like aroma. Thereís a subtle and very faint aroma of dried candied orange peel in the background, lightly spicy, and slightly floral. Flavor is immediately of pilsner malt, toasty and malty rich. The hops donít really come through in the flavor, it could be Challenger hops or it could very well be any noble hop. Finish is dry and clean. For being advertised as a dry-hopped beer this does not impress. I was expecting more hop aroma and flavor. Still though itís a decent drink.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
jkwood04 (5193) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 14, 2013
500ml bottle in a tulip. Pours cloudy golden with a lacy, white head. Aroma of floral and lightly bitter hops plus a nice pale maltiness and a little dough. Flavor the same. Average texture. Could be hoppier.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
5000 (6599) - Hardened Liver, Washington, USA - AUG 11, 2013
Bottle:   Straw, very hazy, large frothy white head, nice lacing.   Dull hoppy aroma, a little sweaty.   Very pale hoppiness up front, minor citrus, very little zing.   Seems like a pale Pale Ale.   Body and mouthfeel are a little chewy.   Lackluster finish, seems like a dull wheatiness.   Not really bitter at all.   Looks great, but pales compared to most.   Lacks any umph or zest.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
maekchu (3267) - Hirakata, JAPAN - AUG 10, 2013
Draught at the brewery in Hood River. Very juicy hop aroma. Light straw color. Mild hopping in the initial, and that intensifies in mid plate. Very long bitter tracks in final. Thin-medium body. All Challenger hops. Too much bittering for a plae ale. But all the same, quite tasty.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
Homer321 (3844) - Melboring, Florida, USA - JUL 29, 2013
String citrus and lemon nose with hints of tangerine and orange. Sweet malt flavors with some crystal malt flavors. Semi sweet finish. ---Rated via intercellular device

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Armenian5b (5) - - JUL 15, 2013 does not count
Just a cracking beer with great fruit aroma, nice bitter bite and really delicious. Lovely on cask, bottle and draft.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
XaenDovet (1282) - British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 12, 2013
On tap. Translucent light yellow and decent cap and good solid lacing. Aroma of bright citrus rind. Taste is the same. Crisp.

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