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The River Ale House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
1648 - Choc Orange MildGood1
Bexley - Anchor Bay IPAExcellent1
Black Hole - TitanAcceptable1
Church End - Goats MilkExceptional1
Derventio - X AnnoGood2
East London (ELB) - RascalGood1
Lymestone - Flag StoneGood1
Mallinsons - Nelson SauvinGood2
Old Dairy - Copper TopGood1
Pheasantry - Single Hop AuroraAcceptable1
Phipps NBC - Midsummer MeadowGood1
Redemption - TrinityExcellent1
Signature Brew - NightlinerGood1
Signature Brew - Progressive (Motueka & Chinook)Good1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurGood1
Torrside - Yellow PeakAcceptable1
Williams Brothers - Midnight SunGood1
1648 - St GeorgeNot Tried0
Ayr - Otto & GriseldaNot Tried0
Bexley - RedhouseNot Tried0
Black Tor - New Zealand IPANot Tried0
Blindmans - Mine BeerNot Tried0
Bradfield - Farmers Steel CowNot Tried0
Bushy's - Oyster StoutNot Tried0
Bushy's - TriskelionNot Tried0
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Beachcomber BlondeNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - JamboreeNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Peacock English Pale AleNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Quadrant Oatmeal StoutNot Tried0
Grafton - Hayloft BitterNot Tried0
Hambleton - IcedNot Tried0
Harviestoun - Haggis HunterNot Tried0
Harviestoun - Vienna LagerNot Tried0
Loddon - Gorgeous GeorgeNot Tried0
Milestone - ChocoholicNot Tried0
North Yorkshire - NYPANot Tried0
Old Dairy - Über BrewNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Spring TopNot Tried0
Park - Spring PaleNot Tried0
Peerless - Mocha MatariNot Tried0
Phipps NBC - Black StarNot Tried0
Redemption - Rock the KazbekNot Tried0
RedWillow - HeadlessNot Tried0
Reedley Hallows - New Laund DarkNot Tried0
Roosters - FranklinNot Tried0
Roosters - Highway 51Not Tried0
Rudgate - Ruby MildNot Tried0
Salopian - Half LifeNot Tried0
Salopian - SpiralNot Tried0
Signature Brew - Roadie - All Night IPANot Tried0
Southwark - Bankside BlondeNot Tried0
Southwark - Rhode IslandNot Tried0
Tonbridge - CoppernobNot Tried0
Tonbridge - CountrymanNot Tried0
Tonbridge - Golden RuleNot Tried0
Tonbridge - Old ChestnutNot Tried0
Tonbridge - Two 9Not Tried0
Tring - EnigmaNot Tried0

Visits Details

20 May 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
Phipps NBC - Midsummer Meadow3.90GoodNicely rounded flavour
1648 - Choc Orange Mild3.60GoodHad kept its head and condition and flavour despite being on a few days by now
Blindmans - Mine Beer4.20Not Tried
RedWillow - Headless3.90Not Tried
Tring - Enigma3.80Not Tried
Ayr - Otto & Griselda4.60Not Tried
13 May 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Some sadness here after Charlton Athletic's play offs failure today.
Bexley - Anchor Bay IPA4.80ExcellentFull in body, full in flavour
East London (ELB) - Rascal3.80GoodGinger infused
Redemption - Rock the Kazbek4.00Not Tried
Reedley Hallows - New Laund Dark4.40Not Tried
Bexley - Redhouse4.20Not Tried
Hambleton - Iced4.20Not Tried
Grafton - Hayloft Bitter3.90Not Tried
06 May 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
Redemption - Trinity3.00ExcellentNever ceases to amaze this tasty, tasty low abv ale
Williams Brothers - Midnight Sun5.60GoodSpiced porter, probably with ginger
1648 - St George4.50Not Tried
Park - Spring Pale3.80Not Tried
North Yorkshire - NYPA4.60Not Tried
Southwark - Rhode Island4.90Not Tried
30 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
Mallinsons - Nelson Sauvin3.80Good
Derventio - X Anno4.60Good
Loddon - Gorgeous George4.30Not Tried
Southwark - Bankside Blonde3.80Not Tried
Peerless - Mocha Matari5.00Not Tried
29 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close. All the metal grille window coverings are now up.
Mallinsons - Nelson Sauvin3.80Good
Derventio - X Anno4.60Good
Loddon - Gorgeous George4.30Not Tried
Bushy's - Oyster Stout4.20Not TriedRan out
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Beachcomber Blonde4.20Not Tried
Salopian - Spiral4.00Not Tried
Peerless - Mocha Matari5.00Not Tried
22 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Earlier today the 40,000+ London Marathon runners had passed right outside with no evidence that any came in for a quick half.
Lymestone - Flag Stone4.20GoodAmber covered, easy drinking
Black Hole - Titan4.40AcceptableCame out flat with little condition
East London (ELB) - Jamboree4.80Not Tried
Roosters - Highway 513.70Not Tried
Signature Brew - Nightliner5.70Not Tried
Harviestoun - Vienna Lager4.80Not Tried
Black Tor - New Zealand IPA5.20Not Tried
15 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until 11pm close.
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Good
Signature Brew - Progressive (Motueka & Chinook)4.80Good
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
Harviestoun - Haggis Hunter4.30Not Tried
Tonbridge - Two 92.90Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Peacock English Pale Ale4.20Not TriedRan out
12 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Front room all seats taken, thriving.
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10Good
Torrside - Yellow Peak4.20AcceptableGratis half, last knockings of the cask
Bradfield - Farmers Steel Cow4.50Not Tried
Milestone - Chocoholic4.80Not Tried
Signature Brew - Roadie - All Night IPA4.30Not TriedWith Citra
Phipps NBC - Black Star5.00Not Tried
Old Dairy - Über Brew3.80Not Tried
08 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. The promised Goats Milk was on.
Church End - Goats Milk3.80ExceptionalSuperb, one to drown in. Say no more
Old Dairy - Spring Top4.00Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Quadrant Oatmeal Stout5.80Not Tried
Roosters - Franklin4.30Not Tried
Tonbridge - Golden Rule3.50Not Tried
Tonbridge - Old Chestnut4.40Not Tried
05 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until 11pm close, mainly to deliver a healthy stock of latest London Drinker CAMRA magazines.
Signature Brew - Nightliner5.70GoodSome edge lost since yesterday
Pheasantry - Single Hop Aurora4.80Acceptable
Tonbridge - Coppernob3.80Not Tried
Tonbridge - Countryman4.00Not Tried
Salopian - Half Life3.70Not Tried
Bushy's - Triskelion4.00Not Tried

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About The River Ale House

The pub sign. The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in East Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 0RJ.

Micropub in former street corner lingerie and hosiery business premises and which opened on 13th September 2017. Comprises a front room with bar counter and with real ales and ciders served on gravity dispense from a temperature controlled cellar room behind the bar, and a rear room down one step. Bare-board flooring throughout and all seating at wall mounted high settles and hand made wooden high tables. CAMRA card holders' discount on pints and halves of real ale and cider. Pork pies and scotch eggs with all the trimmings are available. 4 pint take-home containers can be supplied.

We have visited this pub 57 times, seen 287 different beers and tried 108 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 0RJ