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Regal Pilsner - Breckenridge Brewery

Regal PilsnerRegal Pilsner

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BA SCORE
81
good

164 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

(view ratings)
Ratings: 164
Reviews: 82
rAvg: 3.57
pDev: 14.01%


Brewed by:
Breckenridge Brewery visit their website
Colorado, United States

Style | ABV
American Double / Imperial Pilsner |  7.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: Rayek on 06-04-2010)
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Reviews by sweemzander:
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sweemzander

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

12oz. bottle poured into a nonic.

(A)- Pours a clear yellow/orange color. Minimal white froth and lace.

(S)- A light, albeit grainy cornmeal, lemon, and grassy aroma; crisp.

(T)- Heavier in the citrus department. Some solid pine too that hid the graininess from the smell.

(M)- A good carbonation level. A solid balance to it as well. Good combo of citrus, pine, and subtle sweet malts and grains.

(O)- Overall, an easy drinking imperial pilsner. Nothing done over the top either, just a crisp, enjoyable take on the style.

Serving type: bottle

11-07-2012 15:22:04 | More by sweemzander
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brewdlyhooked13

Ohio

3.51/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Appearance - clouded orange/straw color. Watery thin head holds a thin cover somehow. Thin but sticky coating of lace.

Aroma - slightly floral/soapy outta the bottle, settles to a rather plain graininess.

Taste - big pop of sweet grain and Saaz. An alcohol zing around mid-palate and on the exhale. Tasty pilsner tang on the aftertaste.

Mouthfeel - moderately crisp, nicely smooth.

Overall - a little big for sessioning but a very tasty double pils.

Serving type: bottle

04-11-2014 02:46:11 | More by brewdlyhooked13
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Duff27

Illinois

2.5/5  rDev -30%

04-01-2014 00:53:54 | More by Duff27
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username

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-30-2014 22:41:55 | More by username
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DCdevyl78

Illinois

3.25/5  rDev -9%

03-17-2014 23:55:44 | More by DCdevyl78
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alphagnome

Iowa

3.51/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.5

Appearance:
Looks like lemonade... in a pilsner glass. Pours a cloudy, pale yellow color with a thin, white head. Little to speak of in the retention or lacing department and hardly any action in the way of carbonation..

Aroma:
Right away, I pick up freshly cut grass. An earthy hop presence gives way to a fruity presence ripe with pineapple, lemon, kiwi, and tangerine among others.

Taste:
This is one sweet pilsner! From beginning to end, you are hit with sweet corn and biscuit. Not nearly as much fruit as the nose would lead you to believe, but you can find hints of lemon and orange. Hops are subtle with a bit of spice and bitterness on the finish. Trace honey. Booze is undetectable.

Mouthfeel:
Fairly light bodied with decent carbonation. Crisp and clean sweet finish.

Overall:
Easy to drink and enjoyable. Sweeter than I was expecting but doesn't ruin the experience. Worth consideration, but nothing I would regularly seek out.

Serving type: bottle

03-14-2014 00:49:05 | More by alphagnome
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tjsmith910

Florida

3.75/5  rDev +5%

03-04-2014 18:14:12 | More by tjsmith910
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Critters

Colorado

4/5  rDev +12%

02-27-2014 15:20:26 | More by Critters
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jaymo18

Virginia

3.75/5  rDev +5%

02-17-2014 20:46:39 | More by jaymo18
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beerthulhu

New Jersey

3.65/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 3.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

A: Light cloudy, lemon-orange body shows a light to medium effervesce. The head is small, somewhat creamy and patchy, quick to demise, leaving but a weak show of speckled lace.

S: Fresh green hops against a softly, dry hay and pilsner malt backing. Drying of flowery hops which appears abundant.

T: The pilsner malt was dry and grainy with a touch of hop spiciness at times. Dry orange, flowery hops, grainy base all mesh well together.

M: Mouthful was sharp in crispness, good fullness, grainy feel, dry, with a hop spiciness twang off the tongue.

O: Overall a good flowery hop level, nice pilsner grain base, the more you drink, the more you appreciate. Definitly worth a drink, worthy of repeat, a 2x pilsner with extra incentive.

Serving type: bottle

02-14-2014 01:44:09 | More by beerthulhu
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jbeervt

Vermont

3.5/5  rDev -2%

01-26-2014 04:49:40 | More by jbeervt
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glinnebur

Arizona

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-24-2014 05:10:55 | More by glinnebur
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LoveStout

New York

3/5  rDev -16%

01-20-2014 05:25:42 | More by LoveStout
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djrn2

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-20-2014 04:59:28 | More by djrn2
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acurtis

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-20-2014 04:58:47 | More by acurtis
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Stevedore

Wisconsin

3.25/5  rDev -9%

01-18-2014 04:12:42 | More by Stevedore
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DrDemento456

Pennsylvania

3.61/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Paid $2.99 for the single. Into a pint glass

A - A very light pour to prevent the sediment from entering my glass has failed. A bright amber yellow color with a swirl of sediment sort of like a lava lamp. No head or lacing
S - First sniff was very pilsner like skunky malts and herbal hops. In the glass it smells more sweet with corn adjacent and a touch of grainy bite.
T - Not bad it taste like a sweetned up sugary pilsner. Corn and grain bill is timid.
M - ABV is pretty well hidden. Kind of bland.

Overall I guess this beer is OK the ABV is well hidden but it doesn't have the snappy hop profile it suggests on the label. Not going to pick it up again.

Serving type: bottle

01-16-2014 03:10:59 | More by DrDemento456
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jaydoc

Kansas

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-05-2014 17:28:04 | More by jaydoc
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staaaaalin

Ohio

3.75/5  rDev +5%

01-05-2014 02:50:09 | More by staaaaalin
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Boone757

Maryland

3.75/5  rDev +5%

12-11-2013 22:21:37 | More by Boone757
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Chugs13

New Jersey

3.25/5  rDev -9%

11-24-2013 23:08:06 | More by Chugs13
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BeerDreadz

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-24-2013 02:36:15 | More by BeerDreadz
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lostinfla

Florida

2.75/5  rDev -23%

11-23-2013 02:58:56 | More by lostinfla
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ValpoExpo

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +26.1%

11-22-2013 04:45:21 | More by ValpoExpo
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thebigredone

Wisconsin

3.5/5  rDev -2%

11-19-2013 05:19:45 | More by thebigredone
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Regal Pilsner from Breckenridge Brewery
81 out of 100 based on 164 ratings.