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Tap East (Utobeer)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Beavertown - Phantom Earl Exceptional1
Tap East - CharismaExcellent1
Alechemy - CharismaExcellent1
Clouded Minds - Clout StoutExcellent1
Salopian - Mixed MetaphorExcellent1
Redwell - Extra Pale AleExcellent1
Vocation - Bread & ButterExcellent1
Arbor Ales - Pocket RocketExcellent1
Siren Craft - Liquid Mistress Red IPAExcellent2
Northern Monk - Bombay DazzlerExcellent1
Salopian - SiennaExcellent1
Tap East - Poplar Pale AleGood1
Ilkley - Green RoseGood1
Weltons - Equal Night V2 Black IPAGood1
Tap East - Phoenix RedAcceptable1
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale Acceptable1
Tap East - WitAcceptable1
Tap East - Gingerbread StoutAcceptable1
Moor - RawNot Tried0
Tap East - Tonic AleNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - RedheadNot Tried0
Crate - Session IPANot Tried0
Tap East - Smokestack PorterNot Tried0
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter Not Tried0
Siren Craft - Under CurrentNot Tried0
Tap East - Smokestack PorterNot Tried0
Weltons - Old CockyNot Tried0
Brew York - Little RIPANot Tried0
Tap East - No. 6 BlondeNot Tried0
TicketyBrew - Fuggles GoldNot Tried0
Tap East - East End MildNot Tried0
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) Not Tried0
Tap East - IPANot Tried0
Tap East - APANot Tried0
Picture 1. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London
Picture 2. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London
Picture 3. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Visits Details

04 Dec 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Unusually busy here for a Monday evening. I think it may have been fulfilling its ‘man crèche’ role during peak Christmas shopping season.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Alechemy - Charisma3.70ExcellentAnother tasty, pale beer.
Redwell - Extra Pale Ale4.60ExcellentLight of colour but full of flavour. Good to see Redwell in cask.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Tap East - IPA6.00Not Tried
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale 3.00Not Tried
02 Dec 2017 (Jason)
Late evening and busy as expected. Usual clinical operating theatre, mortuary or dentist surgery atmosphere. Take your pick.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Charisma3.70ExcellentCrisp sharp dry and tangy PA. Nice.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.50Not Tried
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale 3.00Not Tried
Tap East - APA4.30Not Tried
23 Nov 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Quite late in the evening. Pleased to find some of the pub’s anniversary specials still available, having missed the birthday party whilst on holiday.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale 3.00AcceptableDark brown with a creamy head. A lightweight Scottish-style Mild. Authentically inoffensive.
Tap East - Wit4.50AcceptableFrom a keg of some sort. Hazy, pale, cold and fizzy. An unspectacular Witbier.
Tap East - Gingerbread Stout5.50AcceptableFrom key-keg. A somewhat flat pint with no head. Black. Lots of ginger flavour but a bit lacking in Ooomph – not sure if that was just an effect of the lack of condition.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.50Not Tried
Tap East - IPA6.00Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
08 Nov 2017 (Stephen Harris)
A quick visit on the way home.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Salopian - Mixed Metaphor4.50ExcellentA heavy duty black beer with a brown head. Very well-hopped. Somewhere between a Black IPA and a Stout I think.
Tap East - Phoenix Red4.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
TicketyBrew - Fuggles Gold4.00Not Tried
02 Nov 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening for a couple after a spot of shopping.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beavertown - Phantom Earl 4.80ExceptionalFrom key-keg. A cloudy, golden beer in the Berliner Weiss style. Flavoured with lemon and Earl Grey tea. Bergamot. Fantastic.
Northern Monk - Bombay Dazzler4.80ExcellentFrom key-keg. A cloudy, golden colour. Described as an ‘Indian Witbier’. Low hop rates but lots of spice and botanicals. A seriously good beer in my opinion.
Weltons - Equal Night V2 Black IPA4.20GoodA dark brown beer with good hop levels – Apollo and Calypso according to the pumpclip.
Tap East - Phoenix Red4.00Not Tried
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.00Not Tried
Brew York - Little RIPA4.20Not Tried
23 Oct 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Still quite busy with after-workers at 8pm. Standing room only in fact.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ilkley - Green Rose4.40GoodA very different beer from Ilkley’s ‘The Green Rose’ brewed a few years ago. This one is golden and dry.
Tap East - Phoenix Red4.00AcceptableThe first brew of this beer for a few years. It has been at 4.0%, 5.2% and this time has come out at 5.0%. I found it too sweet.
Weltons - Old Cocky4.30Not Tried
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.00Not Tried
28 Sep 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Late evening visit after a long day catching up at work. Other beers as listed by PP.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Siren Craft - Liquid Mistress Red IPA5.80ExcellentOne of my favourites, although tasting a little bit raw/fresh here today. Still excellent.
Salopian - Sienna4.40ExcellentA tasty, hoppy, golden beer.
Tap East - Poplar Pale Ale3.80GoodA malty, golden beer that has appeared at various different strengths up to 5.0% over the years, although not brewed for some time until recently.
28 Sep 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Early evening visit. No better launch pad into Kent!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Siren Craft - Liquid Mistress Red IPA5.80ExcellentA heady meal
Siren Craft - Under Current4.50Not Tried
Salopian - Sienna4.40Not TriedSeems to be getting everywhere at the moment
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.00Not Tried
Tap East - Poplar Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
18 Sep 2017 (Stephen Harris)
I had need of a visit to the shopping centre and took the opportunity to rehydrate in here. Ran in to Terry and Ray, which was nice.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Vocation - Bread & Butter3.90ExcellentGolden. Dry and bitter.
Arbor Ales - Pocket Rocket3.90ExcellentAnother golden, hop-filled ‘Session IPA’ type thingy.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.50Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
06 Sep 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Tap East’s own beers are in sparse supply just now as they are recruiting a new brewer and stocks were much depleted by the crowds attending recent athletics events.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Clouded Minds - Clout Stout4.50ExcellentA top notch Stout (4.5% version).
Moor - Raw4.30Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Redhead4.10Not Tried
Crate - Session IPA3.60Not Tried

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About the Tap East

The pub sign. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional26
Excellent397
Good157
Acceptable54
Poor3

Website.

The pub is found in Stratford, Greater London, E20 1EE.

A brand new pub opened on 13 September 2011 in the Westfield Shopping Centre at Stratford. It is directly opposite Stratford International railway station in what is called International Square, the pub contains a micro-brewery and stocks approximately 500 bottled beers. It is a sister pub to the Rake in Borough Market. 6 handpumps in 2 banks of 3 with one bank usually reserved for Tap East's own brews.

We have visited this pub 303 times, seen 592 different beers and tried 398 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E20 1EE