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Regal Pilsner - Breckenridge Brewery

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Regal PilsnerRegal Pilsner

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179 Ratings

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Ratings: 179
Reviews: 83
rAvg: 3.58
pDev: 14.25%
Wants: 9
Gots: 6 | FT: 0
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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1.5/5  rDev -58.1%

06-19-2012 21:06:09 | More by hiphopj5
Photo of cjgator3


1.88/5  rDev -47.5%

12oz bottle

A- Pours a golden yellow/orange with a nice off-white head with good retention and lacing.

S- The aroma is surprisingly faint. The aroma consists of faint grainy malt and citrusy hops.

T- The taste isn't much of an improvement over the aroma. Granted there is more flavor than the nose would suggest, it just isn't very enjoyable. Faint grainy malt up felt with a strong medicinal alcohol warmth and metallic twang dominating the taste. I can barely palate this one, and I can't say that about too many beers.

M- The mouthfeel is light to medium bodied with a good amount of carbonation.

O- Overall, not a fan of this one at all. The taste is just a mess in my opinion. 

05-24-2012 02:57:55 | More by cjgator3
Photo of KarlHungus


2.4/5  rDev -33%

This beer pours a clear golden color with a slight haze. The head is a quarter inch in height, and recedes very quickly into nothing. The aroma is of faint bready malt. The taste has a the same bready malt, and a little bit of noble hops. It is still faint for a beer of its strength. The mouthfeel is medium bodied with carbonation that is way too low for a pilsener. Overall, this is a really bad beer that I will not be drinking again.

12-12-2010 23:06:29 | More by KarlHungus
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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

04-01-2014 00:53:54 | More by Duff27
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2.5/5  rDev -30.2%

03-10-2013 22:51:41 | More by Nunya
Photo of jmarsh123


2.55/5  rDev -28.8%

Pours a clear gold with a finger off creamy head. A touch of lacing down the glass.

Smell is a bit of malt sweetness with a little cracker grainy aroma. No hops in the aroma.

Starts off with a little cracker malty flavor. Just a touch of hop spice in the finish, but it is quickly overwhelmed by an intense grainy sweet finish. Not too bad until that sickingly sweet finish.

A little bit thick and medium carbonation levels.

Whoa that aftertaste really doesn't work for me. I've had worse, but this is far from the best.

11-03-2011 22:36:39 | More by jmarsh123
Photo of John_M


2.6/5  rDev -27.4%

On tap at Max's today.

The beer pours a solid gold color with good head retention and lacing. I get next to nothing on the nose, just some very light honey and light orange. On the palate, this is flat out bizarre. This pils is quite sweet, with some sweet orange, ranier cherry and honey. Add to that the considerable alcohol on the finish, and you have the recipe for a disaster. Mouthfeel is a bit thin, which makes the noticeable sweetness and alcohol all the more apparent. Uggghhh.

Thanks, but I believe I'll pass on this one. This is not what I want from my pilsners.

05-18-2011 21:06:54 | More by John_M
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2.6/5  rDev -27.4%

12 oz bottle into long-stemmed tulip glass. cant decipher this bottle dating.

A: a bright, very clear, golden orange hue. head is bright white and dense. retention is average and the lacing is good. thick.

S: chalky, earthy bitterness breathes in through the nose. mild bits of diacetyl? otherwise pretty hoppy and pleasant.

T: a little bit of buttered popcorn. diacetyl or was corn used in this brew...? the lingering sweetness of unfermented sugars. metallic flavor that i cant seem to shake.

M: average carbonation on a medium body.

D: too many negatives on the palate to really find this enjoyable or worth recommending. the metallic flavor is rather prevalent and therefore off-putting. pass.

05-03-2012 00:07:52 | More by Jimmys
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2.65/5  rDev -26%

12 oz bottle into a Glass.

A: a bright, very clear, golden orange hue. No Head, Minimal Soapy Lacing

S: Faint Frutyness

T: Typical Pils taste with a mild Bite. Some Fruity Overtones

M: average carbonation on a medium body.

D: Not really impressed. Taste is muted. Dosen't jump at me like a truly great brew should do. Price on the east cost is a bit much for this brew..

Serving type: bottle

09-20-2013 22:01:28 | More by chicagoish
Photo of Schmittymack


2.68/5  rDev -25.1%

On tap at my watering hole, Old Chicago Westminster. Served with a nice finger plus of head that quickly disapated; lacing was pretty nice throughout. Couldn't really pick up anything on the nose. Taste? SWEET. That's the main description. Honey, some malt, SWEETNESS, no hop bitterness to finish. Left some kind of aftertaste I wasn't too fond of. I think I'll pass on this one if offered up to me; I definitely won't be purchasing it again. TOO sweet; no crispness that I like in a pilsner.

07-28-2011 09:12:46 | More by Schmittymack
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2.75/5  rDev -23.2%

11-23-2013 02:58:56 | More by lostinfla
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2.83/5  rDev -20.9%

Rackhouse had this one; the Breck tap handle said 'pilsner' and listed as double pilsner. It was neither one.
A light rust color pour with minimal head. Not off to a great start, thinking they've used the wrong malt. Aroma says the wrong hops, too. Malty, but light. Hops provide a bit of pine and earth, certainly nothing crisp and sharp.
Taste picks up the crispness a bit, but the malt overpowers it and not in a great way. Not sure what this is. More like an American Amber or Brown, but lighter. It's no pilsner...certainly not Imperial.

With all that said, it's not a bad beer. Drinkable, but with the choices given, certainly not one to select again.

07-08-2010 01:11:08 | More by Mebuzzard
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United Kingdom (Wales)

2.88/5  rDev -19.6%

Pours a very light layer of white head. Color is a very clear golden yellow.

Aroma: Bready, pale malts. Grassy, noble hops. This reminds me a lot like the Odell double pilsner.

Taste: Ugh. It is like Odell, but way more bready and malty. It has the grassy hops with a bit of floralness. It is way to malty.

Mouthfeel: Creamy with a bit of creaminess. Lighter bodied, but still tastes big with some alcohol showing. Medium carbonation. Ends really dry and bland.

Overall, just no. This just isn't good. Too bready and too malty. This one just doesn't work and I don't want a lot of it.

10-05-2010 21:02:36 | More by mothman
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2.93/5  rDev -18.2%

Served in a Gale Sayers shaker pint glass.

I can sense kingliness whilst in this beer's presence. Not sure why, though... It pours a clear golden straw topped by a finger of white foam. The nose is kinda plain, comprising sweet flowers and grass, with a touch of white bread. The taste brings in more of the same, along with a vague sweetness and some menthol. Things don't quite sit on my tongue all that well, frankly, what with this strange twang tossed in there at what I hope to be the last minute. The body is a light-leaning medium, with a light moderate carbonation and a slightly drying finish. Overall, a pils that's a touch too thick and heavy, one with an odd flavor, and one that certainly ain't worth the cost, frankly. Not a fan.

02-01-2012 04:11:50 | More by TMoney2591
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North Carolina

3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-12-2014 21:36:44 | More by scootypuff
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

11-10-2013 00:51:16 | More by ALLISON01
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

10-26-2013 00:11:32 | More by jmccullough108
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

10-01-2013 22:40:18 | More by Morey
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

11-29-2011 23:36:33 | More by Cena
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

07-10-2014 23:49:35 | More by duds4suds
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-24-2012 19:20:35 | More by oldvines
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

11-12-2012 19:07:30 | More by jenray
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

I poured this average beer into my tumbler at 45 degrees. The beer was a nice golden color. The beer smelled hoppy and also tasted pretty hoppy. There was nothing special about this beer and nothing terrible, but I will have to say because of the hoppy tast I will not buy again. If you like a strong IPA then maybe you will like it.

01-07-2011 23:09:23 | More by Minkybut
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New York

3/5  rDev -16.2%

01-20-2014 05:25:42 | More by LoveStout
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

06-13-2013 19:28:48 | More by djre4orm
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Regal Pilsner from Breckenridge Brewery
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