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RATINGS: 139   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.23/5   SEASONAL: Summer   IBU: 55   EST. CALORIES: 180   ABV: 6%
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. Its an appetizingly dry, clean and pure-tasting take on a hoppy Pale Ale. Brewed with Gambrinus Pilsner malt and Challenger hops. 6% ABV, 55 BU

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2.9
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 11/20
mariuspoenari (1837) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - DEC 13, 2015
Clear orange pour, with a nice head, in the style of a Belgian strong ale or a tripel. The smell is surprisingly like a Belgian pale ale, as well (I was expecting a typical American hop-bomb): citrusy Belgian yeast throughout, with some soft cheese present, as well. The taste - bread, white wine, citrusy hops and a bitter backbone. Very dry.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Brigadier (3580) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - NOV 30, 2015
500 ml bottle
At a midweek Meet and Greet I was able to sample a number of Double Mountains 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 dont blow one away but do manage to get the job done. I probably wouldnt go crazy over a bottle. However as a starter for a session this release gets the job done.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
VertBaconStrips (2339) - Blerkablerka, NIUE - NOV 14, 2015
Me thinks me expected something totally different but me thinks me glad this wasnt what was expected. 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 is. Its got a bit of weed stank to it, bit of fruity citrus... is this a pilsner? I think its a pil. Flaves - dry dry dry, bit of grass, loaf, lemon sourness. If I want a pil Ill buy this instead.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Bosbouw (2731) - Gemonde, NETHERLANDS - OCT 26, 2015
Heldere gouden kleur met een volle kraag. Ruikt fruitig, hop, pils. Smaakt fruitig, pils, orange.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
UXO (1591) - 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 herbal description is supposed to underscore some dank west-coast character comparable to pot, but I honestly dont get any of that. (13/20)

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
dfinney23 (2965) - Houston, Texas, USA - AUG 26, 2015
Pale hazy yellow with white head. Bitter but thats about it, with no actual flavor to make it interesting.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
pintbypint (3352) - 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.

3.1
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
tricksta_p (3756) - 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.

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   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
patricks110 (2459) - 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!

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   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
markextrae (4125) - Alingss, SWEDEN - 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.


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