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Tap East (Utobeer)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Track - Mosaic EaterExcellent1
Harbour - Kernowfornia Excellent1
Kernel - IPA Citra Sticklebracht Excellent1
Brasserie d'Achouffe - Chouffe Soleil Excellent1
Tap East - IPAExcellent2
Tap East - Tonic AleExcellent2
Tap East - Smokestack PorterExcellent1
Alechemy - CharismaExcellent1
Titanic - Plum Porter Grand ReserveExcellent1
Redwell - Extra Pale AleExcellent1
Brew York - Fairytale of Brew York Excellent1
Bristol Beer Factory - Southville HopExcellent1
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) Excellent2
Wiper and True - Peel & StoneExcellent1
Vocation - Chop & Change Calypso Excellent1
Alphabet - Llamaland StrawberryGood1
Tap East - Red RyeGood1
Hawkshead - BitterGood1
Tiny Rebel - Chocolate Stay PuftAcceptable1
Stone - Little BastardAcceptable1
Ilkley - Mary ChristmasAcceptable1
Tap East - East End MildNot Tried0
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale Not Tried0
Tap East - Poplar Pale AleNot Tried0
Tap East - No. 6 BlondeNot Tried0
Arbor Ales - Blue Sky Drinking Not Tried0
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter Not Tried0
Tap East - Smokestack PorterNot Tried0
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Dockers DelightNot Tried0
Saltaire - Raspberry BlondeNot Tried0
Picture 1. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London
Picture 2. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London
Picture 3. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Visits Details

12 Feb 2018 (Stephen Harris)
After work with a couple of friends.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kernel - IPA Citra Sticklebracht 6.80ExcellentFrom key-keg. Golden and hazy. Bitter, with a hard mouthfeel.
Hawkshead - Bitter3.70GoodA very nice, amber Bitter.
Saltaire - Raspberry Blonde4.00Not Tried
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.50Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
07 Feb 2018 (Stephen Harris)
A mid-evening visit after work.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30ExcellentA reliably excellent pint.
Alphabet - Llamaland Strawberry5.00GoodFrom keg or key-keg. A hazy reddish/gold. Shockingly sour initial hit, then full of strawberry.
Stone - Little Bastard4.70AcceptableFrom the keg taps. Cold and fizzy and, to be honest, a bit ordinary.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.50Not Tried
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Dockers Delight4.50Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
31 Jan 2018 (Stephen Harris)
A homeward bound pit-stop.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Smokestack Porter6.00ExcellentThe latest brew of this beer is super smokey.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Tap East - Red Rye5.00Not Tried
08 Jan 2018 (Stephen Harris)
A couple of early evening beers with Terry and Ray before they dash off for a quiz fixture at the Black Bull in Stratford.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30ExcellentOn very good form tonight.
Vocation - Chop & Change Calypso 4.50ExcellentWe drank this not knowing the hop variety as the label on the cask had gone missing. Very grapefruity indeed. It turned out to be Calypso.
Brasserie d'Achouffe - Chouffe Soleil 6.00ExcellentFrom a keg and nothing like any Chouffe beer I have drunk before. It is pale gold, hazy, and very sharply hoppy.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Arbor Ales - Blue Sky Drinking 4.40Not Tried
Tap East - Red Rye5.00Not Tried
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale 3.00Not Tried
01 Jan 2018 (Stephen Harris)
Here in the early evening with a group of friends after having watched football in Dagenham but having baulked at the prospect of using any Dagenham pubs.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00ExcellentI’m not sure what hops are going into this beer these days (it has a varying recipe), but whatever they are they are delicious.
Tap East - IPA6.00ExcellentOne of my favourites.
Tap East - Red Rye5.00GoodBrewed to 4.2% this time around. A hazy, reddish-brown beer with tangy fruit and spicy rye.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale 3.00Not Tried
27 Dec 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Central London has been a ghost town today and I stop off here on the way home from work thinking that Stratford shops must be where everyone is hiding. But it is unusually quiet here too.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - IPA6.00ExcellentI’m in the mood for some strong beer and this hits the nail on the head.
Titanic - Plum Porter Grand Reserve6.50ExcellentDark, fruity and warming.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
Tap East - Poplar Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale 3.00Not Tried
23 Dec 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Mid-evening visit after a day out in Maidstone. There has been football at the Olympic Stadium, meaning that it is plastic cups and bouncers on the door here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00ExcellentEnjoyable, light, hoppy pint.
Tiny Rebel - Chocolate Stay Puft5.20AcceptablePlenty of chocolate, but way, way too sweet for my taste buds.
Tap East - Poplar Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
Tap East - Brewery Birthday 60 Shilling Scotch Ale 3.00Not Tried
20 Dec 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Early to mid-evening. Peak Christmas shopping season and it is busy in here throughout.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brew York - Fairytale of Brew York 4.70ExcellentBlack, sweet. Chocolaty and nutty (of the pistachio variety). Very nice. This brewery seemingly can do no wrong.
Wiper and True - Peel & Stone6.20ExcellentFrom a keg of some kind and initially a bit too chilled. This is a strong and mellow, golden IPA.
Track - Mosaic Eater4.40ExcellentParadise for Mosaic hops fans such as myself.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
Tap East - Poplar Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
11 Dec 2017 (Stephen Harris)
BeerABVScoreNotes
Bristol Beer Factory - Southville Hop6.50ExcellentA good, crisp, strongish, citrusy IPA.
Harbour - Kernowfornia 4.80ExcellentA ‘California Common’ – not a beer style with which I have much familiarity. Pleasingly light and smooth and hoppy.
Ilkley - Mary Christmas4.70AcceptableA dark Bitter; quite heavily-spiced. I thought I was tasting cloves and nutmeg. Not much to my liking to be honest.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
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

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About the Tap East

The pub sign. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional26
Excellent413
Good160
Acceptable57
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 312 times, seen 605 different beers and tried 411 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E20 1EE