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RATINGS: 118   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.22/5   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

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 12/20
bjakk (543) - Skagafjordur, - JUL 17, 2014
Yellow and cloudy with thick white foam. Mild metallic aroma with a hint of dry earth. Malt, hint of lemon, with a strong sweet bitterness in the aftertaste, Medium carbon

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3345) - Clevelandish, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2015
500 ml bottle
At a midweek Meet and Greet I was able to sample a number of Double Mountainís offerings This representative release fell squarely in the middle - an unremarkable pale ale that gets the job done without any fuss.

Aroma / Appearance - The cloudy base looked like unfiltered hay juice covered by a layer of protective white foam. Grass and citrus set the tone although the bitterness is not as intense as expected from the initial deScription.

Flavor / Palate - Citrus and bitterness permeate the profile which does not deviate too far from a blend of herbs, grass clippings, and lemon. The results donít blow one away but do manage to get the job done. I probably wouldnít go crazy over a bottle. However as a starter for a session this release gets the job done.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2227) - Asshat, Alberta, CANADA - NOV 14, 2015
Me thinks me expected something totally different but me thinks me glad this wasnít what was íexpectedí. Heavy grass dump into the air during the pour and a hint that maybe this is off - that was mainly due to my steadfast mindset of a beastly APA. In a way it kind of reminds me of a weak ass BIPA - reminds - not íisí. Itís got a bit of weed stank to it, bit of fruity citrus... is this a pilsner? I think itís a pil. Flaves - dry dry dry, bit of grass, loaf, lemon sourness. If I want a pil Iíll buy this instead.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (2232) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2015
Heldere gouden kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig, hop, pils. Smaakt fruitig, pils, orange.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (1005) - CANADA - AUG 29, 2015
Appearance: hazy pale straw with one fat finger of rocky white head, good retention and lacing. (4/5) Aroma: citrus, herbal, resin, doughy yeast and pale malt. (6/10) Taste: moderate sweet, mild bitter. (6/10) Palate: light to medium body, moderate carbonation, medium duration mildly bitter finish. (3/5) A mild-natured APA. Nothing too challenging, but easy-drinking and refreshing. I assume the name and the ďherbalĒ description is supposed to underscore some dank west-coast character comparable to pot, but I honestly donít get any of that. (13/20)

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2397) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Pale hazy yellow with white head. Bitter but thatís about it, with no actual flavor to make it interesting.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (3075) - Edmonton, Alberta, CANADA - JUL 25, 2015
500ml brown bottle. Pale yellow with haze. Big white head. Aroma - grassy, lemony. Taste is grainy, grass and mild citrus. Finish is grainy and dry with light hops. Regular body and carbonation. A bit dull.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (2423) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - JUL 24, 2015
Aroma of soft malt, hay, floral notes, fruits, some citrus, herbal notes, hops. Flavour is light to moderate sweet with a moderate bitter finish. Not a stellar hop bomb APA, more like a hoppy Pilsner.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patricks110 (2233) - Alberta, CANADA - JUL 24, 2015
Disappointed by this brew. Expected alot more oomph and dry hop emphasis but found it lackluster. The pour is light copper gold with a thin off white head. Mild spice and citrus nose, light grainy malts. Boring!

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (2512) - NETHERLANDS - JUL 23, 2015
bottle sample, poured a yellow clear colour with a white head. nose of citrus, cirsp malts, cut grass, and slight bitter grapefruit. slight pine notes, slight herbal and a bit of a weak mouthfeel. just ok.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 7/20
chriszfat (52) - Lake stevens, Washington, USA - JUL 18, 2015
On tap. Light colored pale with not much aroma. Well hopped for pale, not bad not good just middle of the road on this one.

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