Snoop Dogg G Pen Herbal Vaporizer Review
Build Quality80%
Vapor Quality2%
Look and Feel75%
Ease of Use85%
Portability70%
Discreetness65%
43%Overall Score

Welcome to the Snoop Dogg G Pen Herbal Vaporizer review! Today we’re looking at another of the G Pens with the Snoop Dogg branding on it from Grenco Science. This piece, like the others offered by Grenco, is exactly like the other herbal vaporizers, but with a different look to conform to the Snoop brand. Can this vaporizer handle dry herb, or will it prove, yet again, that dry herb is the pen vaporizer weakness?

Editors Note: Let’s be blunt, this unit has not aged very well, yet it is still popular because of the price and lingering reviews from years past. If you are looking for an affordable starter vaporizer we strongly suggest checking out the Utillian 420. The 420 offers a glass mouthpiece, digital display, which are features usually reserved for higher tier units. For under $100, this unit is a steal.

Product Pros

  1. Good building materials
  2. Looks cool
  3. Easy to use
  4. Great battery life

Product Cons

    1. Doesn’t vaporize dry herb
    2. Not different from other herbal G Pens

 

 

 

 

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Snoop Dogg G Pen Herbal Vaporizer Review: Breakdown

Quality
Build Quality

Build Quality

The G Pen uses some good quality materials in it’s construction. The heating element has a ceramic plate below a metal coil and around the heating chamber is glass. The rest of the unit is almost entirely made of metal except the mouthpiece which is made of plastic. The unit is for the most part pretty well machined except for the area where the tank meets the battery, which has the Grenco signature hard tapering which we aren’t a fan of but we know is on purpose. Overall the unit is not as nice as the Thunder with it’s signature PVD coating, as you can see in this pen vape comparison review, but it is good enough if you don’t plan on being fancy.

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Vapor Quality

Unfortunately for the herbal G Pen, it can’t vaporize dry herb. The coil ends up right up against your herb and gets very hot, so you end up burning your herb. The burn is surprisingly even as you go through your session, but regardless it fails at being a vaporizer, which is what it advertises itself as. If you’re looking for a true vaporizer, it’s best to consider the same company’s G Pro, because this one will not serve you well in that regard.

Design
Snoop Dogg G Pen Herbal Vaporizer Review - Close Up Of Heating Coil
look-and-feel

Look and Feel

This pen vape looks pretty cool, and the look and feel is really where this unit is meant to shine. The pattern on the outside is a blue and white map pattern like all the Snoop Dogg branded vaporizers and accessories which would appeal to Snoop fans for sure. The unit feels pretty high quality as well, which makes you feel good about carrying around this pen vape when you want to use it on the go.

Discreetness

Discreetness

On one hand, this vaporizer is pretty discreet because the size is small enough to easily keep it discreetly in your hand and have a nice undercover session. On the other hand, the unit burns your herb, and that smell makes the unit less covert, which is less desirable for those who are looking for a unit that can be used in more public settings.

Difficulty

Ease of Use

This unit is a 1 button vaporizer which means that you won’t have to work hard to use this unit. To turn it on and off, press the power button 5 times, then use the power button to engage the heating coil. The auto-shutoff will engage after about 11 seconds to protect the battery. In the case of actually vaporizing, you won’t be able to pull that off and that might make things difficult if you’re intent on using this pen vape for that purpose, but otherwise it’s very straight forward.

Portability

Portability

This unit is made out of a lot of metal which makes it a great deal more durable than your average unit and make it easy to carry around with you without worrying that it might break on the way. The glass around the heating element is the only thing that might cause you to worry when you’re carrying the unit but other than that this unit is quite portable and has a great battery life for use on the go.


Compatible with ZEUS Iceborn
This vaporizer is compatible with the ZEUS Iceborn, a revolutionary new vapor cooling system engineered by Canadian vape manufacturer ZEUSArsenal. The Iceborn is designed to produce cooler draws and bigger clouds when connected to your vaporizer. The vapour produced is ultra smooth and crisp and because of ice cooling, instead of water filtration, there is no loss of efficiency. The ZEUS Iceborn adds an additional 2 points to the vapor quality score of this vaporizer and is a highly recommended vaporizer accessory.

Conclusion

This pen vaporizer is a great pen pipe, but it really doesn’t do its job as advertised. I also found it a bit worrisome that my G pen only had one tank with a replacement part price of 45$ or so. So although the Snoop Dogg G Pen Herbal is a nice and portable smoking pen, we’d like to recommend a small portable unit that actually vaporizes and is also budget friendly: the Utillan650. Where the Snoop Dogg G Pen Herbal just combusts your herb, the Utillian 650 actually vaporizes and pumps out tasty draws. Because of this, the Utillian 650 is also much more odor friendly and discreet than the SDGPH. We recommend you take a peek at our review of the Utillian 650 to see why we think it’s a stealthier option that actually vaporizes.

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Dan is a writer with a massive vaporizer collection who loves video games, superhero movies, finding new music, comic and regular books and critically deconstructing those things until he wonders why he liked them in the first place. He's also a pragmatic fitness enthusiast who believes that the best actions you can take in your daily life are those that help you reach your goals, and that naps are the most lofty, but also the most noble goal one can have.

9 Responses

  1. Nicole

    I got the G pen last week and I’ve burned more stuff then actually smoked. I get one hit off it and then nothing else. It won’t heat up so why is it still burning my stuff. Not happy at all with this pen

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  2. Seth

    Yea, this thing is complete waste of money. I bought one at a corner store. No returns. F#ck Snoop Dogg

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  3. Oliver B

    The Gpen doesn’t work, please don’t waste your time. Novelty at best , but a hundred dollars ? No way!

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  4. Chuck

    Light user, failed after a bout 5 uses over a couple months. Blinks twice… no web search shows what that means. I had another Snoop Dogg unit before this that also failed. I’m done with this brand forever… crap for quality.

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  5. Kevin H

    There you have it, folks: the people have spoken! Snoop Dogg’s G-Pen Herbal is, as with most pen-style herb vaporizers, no good! Have you had more issues with this device? Let us know in the comments!

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  6. Greg

    Complete waste of money. I have gone though 2 thinking I just got a bad one the first time. Both broke and would not heat on the first day of use. You can tap the element with your finger and it may or may not work. Complete crap. Do not buy the Snoop Dogg G pen.

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