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The New Cross Turnpike (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Mordue - IPAExcellent1
Banks's - Gage Roads Sleeping Giant IPAExcellent1
Nottingham - Rose's Oatmeal StoutExcellent1
Caledonian - Maui Brewery Island Inspired Blonde AleGood1
Hook Norton - Hooky GoldGood1
Westerham - Single Hop PilotGood1
Green Jack - Gone Fishing E.S.B.Acceptable1
Sambrook's - WandleAcceptable1
Oakham - Bishops FarewellPoor1
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Rockin Robin - Reliant RobinNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Arcadia Session Pale AleNot Tried0
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish BitterNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Battersea RyeNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Session Hop Forward Pale AleNot Tried0
Rudgate - Ruby MildNot Tried0
Arundel - Black StallionNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)Not Tried0
Sambrook's - Lavender Hill (originally exclusively for Nicholson's)Not Tried0
Stonehenge - Danish DynamiteNot Tried0
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Wells Bombardier Glorious EnglishNot Tried0
Coach House - BlondeNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Marston's - Old Empire IPANot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Foundation BitterNot Tried0
Harviestoun - SchiehallionNot Tried0
Phoenix - Moon ShadowNot Tried0
Westerham - Summer PerleNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - SpitfireNot Tried0
Exmoor - GoldNot Tried0
Ringwood - Old ThumperNot Tried0
Orkney (Sinclair) - Red MacGregorNot Tried0
Portobello - Carnival PaleNot Tried0
Black Sheep - Rye MildNot Tried0
Wibblers - GenesisNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

13 Sep 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening bus change visit, 40 minute stay on the one pint.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Nottingham - Rose's Oatmeal Stout4.80ExcellentA meal in a glass, I mused over 2 crosswords over this one pint
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not TriedThey had over-ordered and were pushing this out for £1.59pp
Orkney (Sinclair) - Red MacGregor4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Carnival Pale4.20Not Tried
Black Sheep - Rye Mild4.10Not Tried
Wibblers - Genesis4.20Not Tried
06 Sep 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Lingering late evening bus change visit. Game upped on real ale condition tonight for once.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mordue - IPA5.10Excellent
Banks's - Gage Roads Sleeping Giant IPA5.00Excellent
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Not Tried
21 Aug 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Bishops Farewell4.60PoorMy fault for thinking I was being clever accepting the last half out of a cask
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Summer Perle3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
08 Aug 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Green Jack - Gone Fishing E.S.B.5.50Acceptable
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Harviestoun - Schiehallion4.80Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Wells Bombardier Glorious English4.10Not Tried
Phoenix - Moon Shadow4.30Not Tried
25 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening change of bus venue which was used to avail myself of a last knockings choice from the JDW cider festival.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Marston's - Old Empire IPA5.70Not TriedJust a taster had a caramel edge
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Foundation Bitter4.20Not Tried
10 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit. Availed myself of several ciders in the JDW cider festival. One as dry as your hat.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Stonehenge - Danish Dynamite5.00Not TriedPumpclip at quarter turn - why do they do this?
Wells & Young's (Charles Wells now) - Wells Bombardier Glorious English4.10Not Tried
Coach House - Blonde4.10Not Tried
Caledonian - Maui Brewery Island Inspired Blonde Ale4.50Not TriedPumpclip at quarter turn - why do they do this?
03 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change quarter of an hour.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Caledonian - Maui Brewery Island Inspired Blonde Ale4.50GoodGood enough condition but rather drinking it for the sake of it
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog "BB" (was 4.3%)4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Lavender Hill (originally exclusively for Nicholson's)4.50Not Tried
19 Jun 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80AcceptableLacklustre. In fact it is a long time since I had a good Wandle anywhere
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Arundel - Black Stallion3.70Not Tried
12 Jun 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Elongated bus change visit late evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Westerham - Single Hop Pilot4.50GoodNew dwarf hop variety. Tasting notes said marmalade notes but I remain unsure of that
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Westerham - Grasshopper Kentish Bitter3.80Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
Sambrook's - Battersea Rye4.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - Session Hop Forward Pale Ale3.40Not Tried
15 May 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Bus change extended evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - Hooky Gold4.10GoodExcellent initial promise did dissipate a bit
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Reliant Robin3.70Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Arcadia Session Pale Ale4.50Not Tried

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About The New Cross Turnpike

The pub sign. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent22
Good39
Acceptable25
Poor7

Website.

The pub is found in Welling, Greater London, DA16 3PB.

Ex retail premises (NatWest Bank) in Bellegrove Road, decent and typical conversion, airy and on a number of different levels which includes a balcony area. Equipped with 2 banks of 6 handpumps. Re-opened in February 2016 after a fire over the autumn bank holiday in 2015.

We have visited this pub 79 times, seen 232 different beers and tried 74 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB