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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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Photo of RyanGoodman


3.53/5  rDev -1.4%

Bought as part of a make your own 6-pack for $12 at Krugels Georgetown Deli.

This beer was better than I expected, on par with the quality put out by Breckenridge. The most notable part of this beer in my opinion was the delicate floral flavor at the end of each sip. The alcohol also made itself known in a favorable way. Nice offering, will try again.

06-03-2012 12:13:29 | More by RyanGoodman
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New York

3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

06-02-2012 17:19:19 | More by JohnQVD
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 Jimmys


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
Photo of tln13


4.75/5  rDev +32.7%

04-17-2012 02:21:13 | More by tln13
Photo of intensify


3.73/5  rDev +4.2%

Bought a 12oz bottle in a mix and match 6 pack out of curiousity. Poured into a Tulip glass.

S- hops, malts, small hints of citrus and an earthy smell. Similar to an IPA suprisingly.

T- Sweet start with a bitter back bone from the hops. Grapefruit and oranges lurking around.

M- Super dry finish and medium carbonation.

O- Pretty good double pilsner. Somehow it came off to me as a "milder" IPA but all the flavours came together well. Would go good with some spicy food.

04-15-2012 05:11:51 | More by intensify
Photo of ocelot2500


3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

Pours a clear pale, yellow with a tight, white head that leaves little lacing.

Smells of grain with some grassy hops.

Tastes of the grainy malts with some grassy hop. Malts lead off with some slight sweetness and a bit of bread. A touch of fruitiness comes through as well. Hops add floral and grassy touches with some light bitterness.

Mouthfeel is light with a crisp amount of carbonation.

Overall, this is a solid double pilsner that fits in with what Breckenridge does.

04-01-2012 01:25:59 | More by ocelot2500
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4.23/5  rDev +18.2%

Pours a honey golden color that is appetizing, with medium width head. Nose is certainly well within bock territory, nice and bready-malty with some hop zing in there too. Palate offers a big hearty malt profile, light hopping to balance it some, and is very drinkable. A little boozy but still very drinkable.

03-22-2012 03:36:25 | More by yemenmocha
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

03-20-2012 03:05:52 | More by Aclucari
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

02-24-2012 19:20:35 | More by oldvines
Photo of TMoney2591


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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4/5  rDev +11.7%

01-23-2012 02:20:51 | More by mcorwin
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

01-14-2012 21:51:31 | More by Stoutsman
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

01-09-2012 04:13:28 | More by GRG1313
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3.63/5  rDev +1.4%

Pours hazy dark yellow. Head is slight and soapy.

Aroma is mild, relatively sweet with pale malt and faint floral hop.

Taste is rich biscuit malt, and intense pungent hops - herbal and floral in character. Grassy with some lemony citrus. Grape skin bitterness in the finish along with hints of melon and some cracked pepper.

Mouthfeel is on the syrupy side of medium.

Overall, an unusual and interesting beer. However, the flavor is a little muddy. Hops are strong, pungent, and spicy.

01-01-2012 23:30:34 | More by Blakaeris
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

12-28-2011 07:54:03 | More by Grebdioz
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3.5/5  rDev -2.2%

12-20-2011 03:31:14 | More by ROGUE16
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3/5  rDev -16.2%

11-29-2011 23:36:33 | More by Cena
Photo of EJMcC


3.93/5  rDev +9.8%

I bought a six pack (12oz bottles) today ($14/pack). I like the label.

Color is a medium golden, with a some haze. Head starts out rocky but thins to light white with some lacing as I finish my second bottle. Nose is subtle, some malt toasty sweetness with a floral hops smell. Body is medium to heavy but at times is slightly cloying in sweetness.

Flavor is sweet, biscuit-like with a distinct malt backbone mixed with a hops bitter finish. Hopping is unique, almost a hop-burst character that is both bitter and floral at the same time with a short noble hops bitter finish. A good beer overall but the price was steep by comparison. Has some of the characteristics of Victory Prima Pils but finishes sweeter and not as complex in the hops finish. I'd order it again and buy it again but it's not my go-to Pils.

11-28-2011 04:58:53 | More by EJMcC
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New Hampshire

3.8/5  rDev +6.1%

I bought two 12oz bottles of this last week at The Drinkery ($2.50 each). Has a nice, painted-on label, but I have to laugh at the "malt liquor" notation. Starting the day off with these while watching some college football before heading out with "the Birds" for some partying.

Color is a medium/light golden, with a very light bit of haze. Head is thin, wispy and white, with a little lace here and there. Nose is a bit light, but there is some toasty malt and a hint of spicy hopping. Body is medium all the way, and it has light carbo, making for a smooth tongue-feel.

Flavor has a touch of light sweetness, almost honey-like. It has a little crackery malt as well. Hopping is interesting, at it has both some bitter, pithy qualities as well as some grassy, spicy, almost pepper-like notes. Rindy bitterness lingers a short spell before fading. Overall? Not bad; I'd have this again, though I wouldn't go out of my way to find it. Prosit!!

3.8 rDev +7.4%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5


11-26-2011 19:09:10 | More by Bierman9
Photo of JuicesFlowing


3.85/5  rDev +7.5%

Poured into a standard pint glass. Pours a light carrot orange, or a hazy light copper color. A light cream sudsy head sits on top for a few moments then dissipates to a wisp of bubbles. Some sticky lacing. Smells bright and slightly hoppy, a hint of a grassy presence. This beer tastes really clean for a 7% ABV beer. Hint of hops, grass, and citrus with a malty undertone makes this beer finish clean. The mouthfeel is just about right. Overall, a clean, bright pilsner that goes down smooth. But the 7% ABV can sneak up on you. The beer is not boozy at all. Another great offering from Breckenridge.

11-20-2011 11:59:48 | More by JuicesFlowing
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-19-2011 05:35:01 | More by DoctorB2B
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3.75/5  rDev +4.7%

This poured out as a nice looking clear yellowish gold color with a soapy looking white head on top. The smell of the beer wasn't too grassy which I liked. There was a good amount of earth malts and some nice grainy aromas too. The taste of the beer is pretty good, It's got a nice crisp bitter flavor with a light sweetness up front. The mouthfeel is a light and very drinkable. Overall this brew is pretty good, I could see someone drinking quite a few of these in a short period of time.

11-18-2011 17:08:58 | More by Knapp85
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4/5  rDev +11.7%

11-14-2011 07:38:20 | More by Jspriest
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3.25/5  rDev -9.2%

Appearance - Average appearance with small head and pale orange color. Some retention.

Smell - very lager like and not very german pils

Taste - some spice and some booziness. Also a little hoppy and bitter. The noble hops come through slightly but its more spicy and boozy.

Mouthfeel - just ok

Overall - Just an ok pilsner. Not too keen on the boozy and spiciness to it.

11-10-2011 23:41:58 | More by bubseymour
Regal Pilsner from Breckenridge Brewery
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