Review of the Crafty Dry Herb Vaporizer from Storz & Bickel

Crafty Dry Herb Vaporizer

If you’re familiar with the Volcano desktop vaporizer from Storz & Bickel, you’re going to really enjoy the portable version. The Crafty Dry Herb Vaporizer is by far the best device we’ve tested in its category. It delivers consistent hits and the flavor and vapor production are outstanding. This is the type of device that totally revolutionizes the way you vape your dry herbs, the only downside being its price tag.

At $339.00 it’s not exactly cheap, but what you’re paying for is German quality. A very well-built portable vaporizer, lightweight and moderate in size but with a powerful punch. It comes with its own smartphone app and you can control just about anything.


The Crafty Dry Herb Vaporizer from Storz & Bickel comes packed in a blue and orange gift box and Crafty vaporizer smartphone appinside you will find the device itself, a USB cable, the user manual, three extra screens, a liquid pad, a dry herb grinder, a fill adapter, cleaning brush and spare seals. It has a very futuristic design with slots all around its body that give the appearance of a heat sink. This is probably to keep it cool and easy to hold. The hard plastic outer shell is top quality and the device has no rattle. It’s feels like a premium product and it’s powered by a non-removable 2650mAh battery.


You can use the vaporizer while it’s charging but the high capacity is enough for a few generous sessions. It takes little over two hours for the battery to get fully charged and the maximum output time we got was around 55 minutes on a lower heat setting.

Crafty vaporizer top viewAlso it takes around one and a half minutes for the Crafty Dry Herb Vaporizer to reach the desired temperature and the swinging mouth-piece is a cool extra touch. To access the heating chamber all you need to do is twist the top cap and it comes off. You can fit up to 0.3 grams of dry herb material inside, just be careful it’s not too tight. The provided filling aid does take some time to get used to, but it does the job just perfectly. You just need to shake and tap and your herb will fall right inside the chamber.

To turn the device on you simply need to press the button for 2 seconds. This will make the Crafty Dry Herb Vaporizer heat up in normal temperature setting. To make it go into boost mode you have to double press the button as it comes to temperature. The default values are 356F/180C for the normal mode and 383F/195C for boost mode. You can always change these temperatures with the smartphone app which is free to download.


The cool thing about the Crafty Dry Herb Vaporizer is that it vibrates. You get this type of feedback when you turn the device on and also when the auto shut off timer activates. This usually happens after one minute of inactivity but you can always reset the counter the pressing the fire button during sessions. The device will let you know when it has reached temperature by changing the LED lights on the base from red to green.


In terms of performance, the Crafty Dry Herb Vaporizer is hands down one of the top products in this Crafty vaporizercategory. If you’re used to long draws then it delivers the highest vapor quantity out of all the devices we’ve tested so far. Flavor is also stellar and everything about the vaporizer feels premium. So, if you’re looking for a dry herb device that really packs on vapor quantity and flavor, this is the one to go with. And considering is roughly the same height as the PAX 2, it’s not that bulky as it may look from the photos. All in all, a pricey but impressive personal vaporizer that redefines the way you enjoy dry herbs.