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Royal Albert (Antic)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Dark Revolution - DeviantExcellent2
Arbor Ales - Mosaic IPAExcellent3
Reunion - Incredible Pale AleGood1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurGood1
Burning Sky - AuroraGood1
Kent - The New BlackGood3
Siren Craft - Suspended in CentennialGood2
Gritchie - English LoreAcceptable1
Beatnikz Republic - Azacca Extra PaleAcceptable1
East London (ELB) - Quadrant Oatmeal StoutNot Tried0
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)Not Tried0
Shiny - Happy PeopleNot Tried0
Bad Seed - Choc-o-peelNot Tried0
Reunion - Trial Brew No. 4 Isotonic Gentleman's Sports DrinkNot Tried0
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)Not Tried0
Revolutions - Tarzan BoyNot Tried0
Adnams - T DropNot Tried0
Reunion - Opening GambitNot Tried0
Wild Beer Co. - BibbleNot Tried0
Saltaire - Citra PaleNot Tried0
Burning Sky - PlateauNot Tried0
RedWillow - WrecklessNot Tried0
Volden - SummerNot Tried0
Harbour - Tombstone Session IPANot Tried0
Adnams - FreewheelNot Tried0
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - De La NutNot Tried0
Marble - PintNot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Arbor Ales - MosaicNot Tried0
Picture 1. Royal Albert, New Cross, Greater London

Visits Details

19 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Siren Craft - Suspended in Centennial4.00GoodSecond one out was a tad cooler and more palatable
Siren Craft - Suspended in Centennial4.00AcceptableA murky mess of a beer with Centennial, Mosaic & Ekuanot hops
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Burning Sky - Aurora5.60Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Arbor Ales - Mosaic4.00Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - De La Nut4.50Not Tried
15 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Burning Sky - Aurora5.60GoodCould have been a tad cooler
Marble - Pint3.90Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - De La Nut4.50Not Tried
Gritchie - English Lore4.00Not Tried
11 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Reunion - Incredible Pale Ale5.00Good
Beatnikz Republic - Azacca Extra Pale4.40AcceptableBoring one dimensional beer
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Adnams - Freewheel3.60Not Tried
Volden - Summer4.20Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - De La Nut4.50Not Tried
Gritchie - English Lore4.00Not Tried
08 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - The New Black4.80Good
Gritchie - English Lore4.00AcceptableBordering on poor, lacklustre and had to swig it as only way to finish it
RedWillow - Wreckless4.80Not TriedRan out
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Volden - Summer4.20Not Tried
Harbour - Tombstone Session IPA3.80Not TriedRan out as I ordered
04 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arbor Ales - Mosaic IPA6.70ExcellentOn a par still with yesterday's excellence
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50Not Tried
Wild Beer Co. - Bibble4.20Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Kent - The New Black4.80Not Tried
03 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late visit until midnight close, after most of the car horn honking for England's penalties World Cup win had subsided.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arbor Ales - Mosaic IPA6.70ExcellentBetter than on Sunday night
Kent - The New Black4.80Good
Wild Beer Co. - Bibble4.20Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Reunion - Opening Gambit3.80Not Tried
01 Jul 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arbor Ales - Mosaic IPA6.70ExcellentA heavy well balanced hop hit
Kent - The New Black4.80Good
Wild Beer Co. - Bibble4.20Not Tried
Saltaire - Citra Pale4.20Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Reunion - Opening Gambit3.80Not Tried
27 Jun 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Revolution - Deviant5.60ExcellentAnother dose of this sipping beer, a murky hop smoothie
East London (ELB) - Quadrant Oatmeal Stout5.80Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Reunion - Opening Gambit3.80Not TriedRan out
Revolutions - Tarzan Boy4.50Not Tried
Adnams - T Drop4.00Not Tried
24 Jun 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dark Revolution - Deviant5.60GoodCascade, Citra, Galaxy murk rather like a hop smoothie
East London (ELB) - Quadrant Oatmeal Stout5.80Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Revolutions - Tarzan Boy4.50Not TriedA junga and tropical fruit red
Adnams - T Drop4.00Not Tried
20 Jun 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. Joint success achieved with the G2 easy crossword.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90GoodAlways, these days I think, missing the body of its early incarnations
East London (ELB) - Quadrant Oatmeal Stout5.80Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Shiny - Happy People4.20Not Tried
Bad Seed - Choc-o-peel3.90Not Tried
Reunion - Trial Brew No. 4 Isotonic Gentleman's Sports Drink4.70Not Tried

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About the Royal Albert

The pub sign. Royal Albert, New Cross, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional2
Excellent79
Good100
Acceptable27
Poor3

Website.

The pub is found in New Cross, Greater London, SE14 6TJ.

Located in New Cross Road it could be in Deptford or New Cross. Almost universally described as the “best pub in the area” the Royal Albert has massively improved since its 2007 reversion to its proper name, after a time as the Paradise Bar, and reversion to proper pub values. Has a pubby space at the front and more of a dining room feel towards the rear, where there is an open view kitchen. Very handy for Deptford Bridge DLR or New Cross stations. Sports 8 handpumps, one of which regularly carries a cider.

We have visited this pub 132 times, seen 365 different beers and tried 165 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE14 6TJ