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Explosion Boom Bohmerwald’s Majesty Lager

Brewed by Explosion Brewing Company
Style: Doppelbock
, Czech Republic


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RATINGS: 16   MEAN: 2.75/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 2.75   EST. CALORIES: 264   ABV: 8.8%
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   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
shrubber85 (7979) - Greenville, Indiana, USA - MAY 23, 2014
Bottle. Crystallized sugar/honey, barley malt, and barley malt aroma. Hazy amber with small head. Sweet honey, hay, barley malt, and light alcohol flavor. Nice body. Very nice.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
MrBeerFanatic (890) - Friona, Texas, USA - MAY 16, 2014
Gushed out medium amber color with a foamy head. Aromas bread, caramel, yeast and slight biscuit. Flavors sweet caramelized caramel, bread, toffee and light banana ester. Medium to high sweetness or desert like. I like this double bock.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 10/20
Patrickctenchi (4120) - Cox’s Knob, columbus, Indiana, USA - MAY 14, 2014
Bottle: Nearly clear, light amber with a short, soap-white head. Sweet, bready, apple malt aroma. Taste is sweet...light fruit, rye malt, a bit rough alcohol presence. A little oxidation...neck label has a 2011 banner.... Not too bad..but far too sweet.

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
ronaldtheriot (1341) - Laplace, Louisiana, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Boom! Bohmerwald’s Majesty has a thick, off-white head, a semi-clear, orange appearance, with lots of powdery, brown gritty substance suspended throughout, no bubble streams, and no lacing left behind. The aroma is sharp and overly sweet. One will pick up extra-sweet sugar, cellar-ed malts, turned fruit, old bread, and maybe just a touch of peppery rye. Taste is also very strong- beet sugar, beets, oak, some rye, old malt, a touch of hops, and lots of alcohol. Mouthfeel is light to medium, and Bohmerwald’s Majesty finishes semi-dry, harsh, somewhat sip-able, and even drinkable (if one can stomach it). This is not good and should be avoided. But, it’s overall badness gives it a quaint quality. RJT

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Radek Kliber (6519) - Toronto (Can) Krotoszyn (Pol), POLAND - OCT 17, 2013
Bottle 500 ml
Aroma: frontal alcohol with sweet malts behind, secondary hop accents. Nice malty backing. Touch of Hungarian plum.
Apperance: poured as clear amber with nice light trough. lasting mid plus white top. Sparse lace with rings on glass.
Taste/Palate etc. Full bodied. Hefty malty base with sugars, but not cloying. Alcohol well covered up by malt. Oak accents very faint if none existent. Slight warmth at finish. Nice heftier brew.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 9/20
McGarnigle (566) - Rochester, New York, USA - JUL 3, 2013
Weirdo beer: Czech pale doppelbock with rye, beet sugar and oak. I can’t see how beet sugar would be any different than cane sugar once fermented. I had this pegged early on as as something Eastern European rather than Central, and it is. High alcohol, not especially polished (not a malt bomb German doppelbock). But it isn’t unpleasant and is affordable. Who’s the Boom king?

   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
Chudwick (2216) - Cincyucky, Kentucky, USA - MAY 20, 2013
1/2 liter bottle - pours pale amber with offwhite head. Nose is boozy corn. Flavor adds caramel and eye-opening sugars - wow this is sweet. I was half awake, but now I want to eat a raw tiger’s heart. This will rip your face off. If I werne’t so preoccupied looking for a new career, I’d have better tangent including Dali paintings, The Hangover (1 or 2) references and Edgar Allan Poe literary allusions. Never again.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
crossovert (7977) - Illinois, USA - MAR 2, 2013
Not as bad as I was expecting. Tastes like an alcoholic and slightly oaky imperial czech pils.

   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 3/20
Kinz (3365) - Glen Allen, Virginia, USA - JAN 26, 2013
Richmond 19th. Credit to Drake for digging this rarity up. Medium gold, aroma is awful, formaldehyde. Thick honey malt flavors. And awful. I rather intensely disliked this one.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 16/20
obguthr (4101) - Staunton, Virginia, USA - JAN 19, 2013
Light toffee aroma with an airplane glue edge. Clear amber, medium head. Medium body. Barley, toffee, and honey. Finishes with that airplane glue flavor. Needs retweaking and has huge potential.

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