Lucille
Georgetown Brewing Company

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Style:
IPA - American
Ranked #124
ABV:
7%
Score:
92
Ranked #2,561
Avg:
4.17 | pDev: 8.87%
Reviews:
73
Ratings:
352
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Georgetown Brewing Company
 
Washington, United States
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Rotating/Seasonal
Wants
  10
Gots
  88
SCORE
92
Outstanding
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Limazulu from Idaho

4.15/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

A-clear copper, modest head and lacing
S-piney, clementine oranges
T-piney, clementine oranges, moderately bitter, subtle caramel malts on the backend
M-Medium (-) body, slick and clean finish
O-Bodhizafa's older sister, Lucille is old school WCIPA

Jul 08, 2020
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Scotchboy from Idaho

3.75/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

12oz offering canned in May and sampled in June. Clear gold body, strong nose of green pine and pithy grapefruit, more malts and hints of caramel emerge on the palate, plenty of hop character still with notes of bitter citrus and pith, pine and floral notes. Medium-ish body with a decent smack of bitterness and dryness. Overall this beer is abundant with floral hop notes and impressions of citrus fruit, leans more West Coast.

Jun 19, 2020
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tomocracy from Washington

4.77/5  rDev +14.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

I believe it's named after the Lucille Street just blocks from the Brewery. A great classic west coast ipa that has citrus elements, but not to the level of a Bodhi. For those that want one of the best classic ipas, this ones for you. Personally, I love the orange flavor in Bodhi a little better. This beer is underrated tho and definitely deserves that 92 rating.

Jun 17, 2020
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colts9016 from Idaho

4.35/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Review #1411

First time drinking a beer from Georgetown Brewing. The beer can's label is simple, no artwork. The beer is 42 degrees and served in a pint glass. The pour of the beer produced a two-fingered head. A creamy and foamy head was created. The white foam has average retention. Some lacing was left on the glass after the head dissipated. The color of the beer is SRM 4, golden yellow with amber hues. This beer is not hazy.

The initial aromas in the beer are grapefruit, floral esters, pine, and orange. Nosing further in the glass, I smell biscuit, bread, lemons, mangos, a touch of herbal, and pineapple. The hop profile in the beer is well rounded.

The flavors in the beer are grapefruit, floral esters, pine, resin, toasted malts, a subtle hint of honey, biscuits, lemons, bread, mangos, bay leaves, fresh-cut grass, a touch of dank, and earthiness.

The mouthfeel of the beer is astringent and crisp.

The body of the beer is medium, medium carbonation, and a medium-plus finish.

This is a solid IPA, with an excellent hop profile. The malts in the beer have a firm backbone, giving the hops structure. The beer does have some malty sweetness, but it is not distracting from the flavor profile. I could see myself enjoying this beer on a summer night.

May 15, 2020
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NickSMpls from Washington

4.11/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

-- Great aroma from a frothy-headed pour, hazy orange/amber. Nice hop flavor, with a solid malt base that adds body and pleasant mouthfeel. This, along with its brother IPA from Georgetown -- Bodhizafa--- are rapidly becoming one of our beer fridge standard IPAs.

Apr 18, 2020
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stevoj from Idaho

3.71/5  rDev -11%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.75

Nice piny aroma, lasting thick, foamy head, clear copper body. Taste is nothing out of the ordinary, hops mild enough for malt flavors to be present. Decent but not outstanding

Jan 07, 2020
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procession7 from Netherlands

4.23/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

This is one of my favorite brews! Upon opening and pouring, I often get comments from people around me that they can smell the beer and it smells great.

Dec 26, 2019
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Reidrover from Oregon

4.22/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Pint at Westside Taphouse in West Salem.
$6
Lovely deep orange color..with a nice looking frothy and thick white head.
Nice citrus hop aromas..orange, mango., clementines..sweet.
Taste similar to the nose but isn't over sweet.. aggressive bitterness under the sweetness. Works well.
Perfect carbonated mouth feel .dryish finish..invites quaffing.
Excellent IPA

Jul 15, 2019
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WayneHawney from Washington

4.63/5  rDev +11%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 3 | overall: 4.75

An intense hoppy citrus IPA great flavor throughout. Definitely in my top five beers and I have been drinking them since Bert Grant opened his brewery in Yakima, WA

Jul 06, 2019
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strohme2 from Michigan

3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

12 ounce can, dated 1/28/19. Poured into tulip.
Pours a soft orange, the color of peach nectar, a finger’s worth of tan/orange head. Laces all over the glass.
Peach/stone fruit, pineapple, ripe orange & citrus nose.
The taste is a punch of lemon and orange peel followed by guava, orange, lemon, sweeter side of grapefruit, hints of passion fruit as it’s warming. Pine branches finish it out.
Medium body, lightly carbonated, very drinkable.

Mar 15, 2019
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CanConPhilly from Pennsylvania

4.02/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

L - 3-finger fluffy white head atop a translucent yellow body.

S - citrus, caramel, pine.

T - follows the nose. Danky citrus backed by caramel malt and pine. Moderate bitterness. Moderate-low sweetness. Low booziness.

F - medium body and carb.

O - an easy drinker.

Jan 13, 2019
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Ruger_44-Redhawk from Idaho

4.4/5  rDev +5.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Wow! Wasn’t expecting this one. Six pack left behind at our place in Idaho from friends in Portland who brought for Thanksgiving. I’ve never heard of this brewery and I know almost all of the Oregon and Washington breweries. This is a really good IPA or NWIPA. I thought I got some mosaic hops in there, but no description of ingredients on the can. Very floral up front. Very smooth going down with a little pine and resin at the end and a small amount of bitterness to finish. Love the ABV content as I think a good IPA hovers around 7% or above. Will definitely search for this one in the gun state.

Dec 09, 2018
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redresonatedragon from Washington

4.73/5  rDev +13.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Extreme citrus and tropical fruit tempered with a bitter pith finish. A favorite NW IPA that is consistently fresh on the shelves. Highly crushable and recommended, should be in Seattle’s top ten IPAs for sure

Nov 11, 2018
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Clos2thedge from Washington

4.65/5  rDev +11.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

This is one of my favorite IPA's, and it is brewed right here in Washington state. I love almost all IPA's, this one just hits the spot. I enjoyed a Space Dust by Elysian brewery last night, and followed it up with a Lucille, and the difference was very noticeable. Very smooth, not as much bite as the Space Dust, tropical flavors and just the right amount of hops. I am normally a hop head, but sometimes it's nice to throttle back a little and enjoy the other great flavors that this beer offers. Great aroma, body and taste!

Sep 09, 2018
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zeff80 from Missouri

4.16/5  rDev -0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

On tap. Poured a clear, golden-orange color with a small, white head of foam. It smelled of grapefruit, pineapple and toasted caramel. Nice tropical fruit sweetness with a sharp bitterness. All balanced out by sweet caramel.

Jun 01, 2018
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snaotheus from Washington

3.83/5  rDev -8.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

2018-04-30
12oz can served in a tulip. Surprised I haven't reviewed this -- I've had it so many times. Can is dated 03/09/18. Given to me by my kids for my birthday.

Pours a mellow amber. Medium head that fades moderately fast. Moderate carbonation. Smell is mild, tropical. Nice -- just mild.

Taste is more piney, still moderately tropical, some hay / grain.

Mouthfeel is medium bodied. Overall, solid beer.

May 01, 2018
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gopens44 from Virginia

4.29/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Nice hazy orange beer with just a token foamy head. Nose pops sweet orange with just a touch bit earthy, veggie. Taste is a mouth attack of like sweet tangerine and carbonation. There’s a bit of backend bitterness just before a thoroughly clean, crisp exit.

Apr 28, 2018
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Gils_Euphoria from Washington

4.88/5  rDev +17%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Such a pleasant beer! Definitely in my top 3 of local IPAs. Just the right amount IBUs with a crisp finish. Love it on tap but pretty impressive in a can. You know it’s gonna be good when you get a glass and take a deep breathe over it. I’ve yet to have a friend not like it when I make them try one!

Apr 16, 2018
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Lingenbrau from Oregon

4.24/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Lucille. Ahh, Lucille. A bit dirty, just how I like 'em. Beautiful inside and out, but just edgy enough to be looked past by most.

She wears bright orange, and like her personality,is almost transparent. She loves wearing that white hat, but as the night goes on, it's the first thing to go. But you're carrying for her, and you can't avoid seeing it the whole time you're together.

She wears a simply wonderful perfume. Intoxicating with just the right levels of citrus and pine. Like the glamorous cab driver she is.

And that first kiss. One you'll never forget. She tastes just as good as she smells. And looks even.

She's smooth, and light, with a bitter side that slaps you in the face if you don't treat her right. Her sweet side comes out from time to time as well, which keeps you coming back for more.

Lucille is one hell of a broad. But don't bother calling her. Shell call you, if you're worth it. Cheers.

Apr 05, 2018
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WesMantooth from Ohio

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Canned 2/21

It’s a slightly foggy copper-gold. Average sized off white head, with average retention.

Smells like floral hops and light grains with some grapefruit, orange, and lemon.

Tastes like it smells with a decent amount of bitterness. Nice amount of resin flavor and feel.

Very nice beer. Well balanced and tasty.

Apr 01, 2018
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Skrumpy from Oregon

4/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Mostly clear, thin white head, streak lacing. Light copper color. Aroma is light citrus and caramel malt. Tropical fruit notes, grapefruit and pine. Juicy and resinous, a mild hops bite. Well balanced and flavorful. A bit thick in the mouthfeel, and watery finish. A solid and tasty beer overall though.

Dec 30, 2017
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StonedTrippin from Colorado

3.99/5  rDev -4.3%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

this was definitely the best of the beers i had from georgetown brewing. its a nice light and balances ipa, super fresh tasting from the tap, a lot more refined than their bodhizafa and a lot less malty than their mannys pale ale. tons of fresh citrus notes the the hops here, relatively uninterrupted by any malt, lemon and grapefruit, very sort of classically northwestern while at the same time never really getting all that bitter, and staying dangerously drinkable for its abv. a little bit of an oily feel to it, but pretty light, with fresh cut pine and grapefruit in the finish and just a light cereal complexion from the grain. i think i taste some mosaic in a dry hop context, light pineapple right in the center, and even a vanilla flash right after that, its more unique than i am giving it credit for, but in a subtle way. its well carbonated and on the drier side, simple but very well made beer, which seems to be their thing. in the northwest, there are a lot of more extreme and new school styled ipa types to pick from, this is, after all, the motherland of hoppy beer as far as i am concerned, but something a bit classic thats high quality and very drinkable is always welcome, and thats exactly what we have here. less distinctive i think than others, but still i think unique enough to stand out, and there is something to be said for being a classic...

Oct 08, 2017
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UWDAWG from Washington

4.49/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Poured from a 12oz into an IPA glass.
Look- copper, slightly hazy, good head retention, above average lacing.
Smell- grapefruit, floral, piney.
Taste- grapefruit, piney, slightly dank, well balanced.
Feel- between thin and medium body, smooth.
Overall- excellent beer, very excited that it is now available in a can.

Sep 04, 2017
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rarigney from Washington

4.2/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Canned 2 weeks ago. Beautiful transparent golden amber with a creamy, very persistent, white head that leaves some nice lacing. Aroma is grapefruit peel. Taste is sweet malt with citrus and tropical fruit flavors. Medium body, nice carbonation.

Aug 27, 2017
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mactrail from Washington

3.41/5  rDev -18.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.25

Handsome clear amber brew with swirls of white suds in the wine glass. Quite spritzy in the mouth with a light body. Fruity and musty aroma. Malty, though, and the sweet kiss of each new sip is quite inviting. Hops take over and darkness descends.

Warm malt with some toast plus melon. This gets very woody and dark after a few sips. Aftertaste is quite bitter with some grapefruit peel. I think the serious IPA aficionado will go for this. From the 12 oz can purchased at Whidbey Beer Works in Oak Harbor.

Aug 18, 2017
Lucille from Georgetown Brewing Company
Beer rating: 92 out of 100 with 352 ratings