Does the implicit deny still apply on a blank ACL?
vlan access-map VACL_MAP 10
match ip address VACL_LIST
action forward capture
vlan filter VACL_MAP vlan-list 100,200
vlan internal allocation policy ascending
vlan access-log ratelimit 2000
ip access-list extended VACL_LIST
"Does the implicit deny still apply on a blank ACL?"
No it doesnt, however as soon as there is at least one ACE in your ACL then the implict deny does take effect.