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The Four Thieves (Laine Pub Company)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Bad Seed - Oatmeal StoutExcellent1
Laine - Battersea - Random Pale AleExcellent2
Laine - Battersea - London PorterExcellent1
Laine - Battersea - SprungAcceptable1
Laine - Battersea - School of Hops Ė Azacca Acceptable1
Laine - Battersea - Cuddle Me-BuffPoor1
Laine - Acton - People's OrdinaryNot Tried0
Laine - Battersea - IPANot Tried0
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Laine's BestNot Tried0
Laine - Battersea - Light AleNot Tried0
Laine - Battersea - Extra Special BitterNot Tried0
Laine - Brighton (North Laine) - DoubloonNot Tried0
Laine - Brighton (North Laine) - Bestest BitterNot Tried0
Laine - Battersea - AmberNot Tried0

Visits Details

11 May 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Itís crowded in here and there are bouncers on the door who want to peer into our bags. They say that they are checking that we are not bringing our own alcohol into the pub to avoid the high prices charged Ė a growing phenomenon apparently.
Laine - Battersea - Sprung3.90AcceptableThin and lemony.
Laine - Battersea - School of Hops Ė Azacca 4.10AcceptableSo flat that it is rendered near tasteless. Barely Ďacceptableí to be honest.
Laine - Battersea - IPA5.50Not Tried
Laine - Battersea - Light Ale3.50Not Tried
Laine - Brighton (North Laine) - Doubloon4.20Not Tried
Laine - Brighton (North Laine) - Bestest Bitter4.30Not Tried
Laine - Battersea - Amber4.20Not Tried
29 Jun 2015 (Stephen Harris)
Itís a very hot day and almost all the customers are sat in the garden. Iíve had enough sun thank-you and sit inside. But they use the supermarket attitude to temperature control here; instead of just chilling the things that need chilling, they blast-freeze everything including the customers. Iím glad I have a coat on. Iím just about to leave when Crystal Palace Brian walks in, so I suffer the low temperatures for a while longer.
Laine - Battersea - London Porter5.00ExcellentA really good Porter, with lots of coffee and chocolate flavours. Thick and rich.
Laine - Battersea - Random Pale Ale4.50GoodA very decent, light, fruity, US-style Pale Ale.
Laine - Battersea - Cuddle Me-Buff4.10PoorYuk, yuk, yuk. This beer reeked of crystal malt. Tangy to the point of acidity. It may have been Ďoffí, Iím not sure Ė Iím now so averse to this type of beer that I cannot tell.
King Beer (formerly W.J. King) - Laine's Best4.00Not Tried
Laine - Battersea - Light Ale3.50Not Tried
Laine - Battersea - Extra Special Bitter3.90Not Tried
18 Feb 2015 (thebrewingman)
We decided to call in here prior to visiting the Battersea Theatre of Beer down the road. Surprisingly we were the only customers so rattled around the vast premises.
Bad Seed - Oatmeal Stout4.00Excellent
Laine - Battersea - Random Pale Ale4.50ExcellentMade with Cascade hops.
Laine - Acton - People's Ordinary4.00Not TriedI'm sure this was called pale ale. It was brewed in Acton anyway.
Laine - Battersea - IPA5.50Not Tried

About The Four Thieves

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Battersea, Greater London, SW11 1DJ.

The pub is made up of a main bar, split over two levels, the Boat House, which hosts much of the entertainment, and a gin yard thatís perfect for autumnal evenings complete with a lavender roof. The brewery and gin distillery is housed in a glass room as you enter the premises.

We have visited this pub 3 times, seen 14 different beers and tried 6 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SW11 1DJ