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The River Ale House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Anarchy - Urban AssaultAcceptable1
Beat - Glam Rock Lychee IPAExcellent1
Blue Monkey - Chocolate Amaretto GuerrillaExcellent1
Five Points - Brick Field BrownGood1
Ilkley - Mary JaneGood1
Kent - Brewers ReserveAcceptable1
Kent - ZingiberExcellent2
Nelson - Admiral IPAGood1
Nelson - Nelsons BloodGood1
Oakham - CitraExcellent1
Titanic - Cherry DarkExcellent2
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand BitterAcceptable1
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Starry NightGood1
Westerham - Family StoutGood1
Windswept - WeizenGood2
Arbor Ales - Pocket RocketNot Tried0
Butcombe - Bitter (or Original Beer)Not Tried0
Butcombe - PioneerNot Tried0
Canopy - Casino Best BitterNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - CowcatcherNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Green Hopped Dark AleNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Green Hopped Pale AleNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - NightwatchmanNot Tried0
Elland - Elland BlondeNot Tried0
Five Points - Five Points PaleNot Tried0
Five Points - Railway PorterNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - FusilierNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal StoutNot Tried0
Mad Cat - Golden India Pale Ale (previously Meaney's Golden India Pale Ale)Not Tried0
Mad Cat - Pow Wow Session Pale AleNot Tried0
Mad Cat - SyndaleNot Tried0
Nelson - Powder MonkeyNot Tried0
Ossett - Gold RushNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - Slow, BlackNot Tried0
Skinner's - Betty Stogs BitterNot Tried0
Sonnet 43 - Abolition Amber AleNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Autumn RedNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked LadiesNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - SundancerNot Tried0
Wantsum - FortitudeNot Tried0
Wantsum - Grim ReaperNot Tried0
Westerham - Bonfire BitterNot Tried0
Westerham - British BulldogNot Tried0
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalNot Tried0
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale AleNot Tried0
Westerham - Viceroy India Pale AleNot Tried0

Visits Details

16 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close with lots of interest shown in first day Beaujolais Nouveau on sale here today.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beat - Glam Rock Lychee IPA6.50ExcellentA headier brew than I had expected, soon became moreish
Nelson - Nelsons Blood6.00Not Tried
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80Not Tried
Windswept - Weizen5.20Not Tried
Mad Cat - Pow Wow Session Pale Ale3.60Not Tried
Canopy - Casino Best Bitter4.60Not Tried
Ossett - Gold Rush4.20Not Tried
13 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close with the Guv participating in a radio interview recording afterwards.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ilkley - Mary Jane3.50Good
Windswept - Weizen5.20AcceptableStill bananary but most condition now gone since yesterday
Nelson - Nelsons Blood6.00Not Tried
Westerham - Family Stout4.50Not Tried
Sonnet 43 - Abolition Amber Ale3.80Not Tried
12 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Nelson - Nelsons Blood6.00GoodVery bitter and a heady brew
Windswept - Weizen5.20GoodBanana smells and flavours were promised and were delivered. Single hopped with Citra
Butcombe - Bitter (or Original Beer)4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Family Stout4.50Not Tried
Sonnet 43 - Abolition Amber Ale3.80Not Tried
Butcombe - Pioneer3.60Not Tried
10 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close. A large group arrived from a nearby wine tasting at 2 minutes before close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Westerham - Family Stout4.50Good
Five Points - Brick Field Brown5.40Good
Anarchy - Urban Assault5.00AcceptableDisappointing, bordering on poor as poured flat and had little if any condition but taste was OK
Nelson - Powder Monkey4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Fusilier4.30Not Tried
Elland - Elland Blonde4.00Not TriedRan out
05 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close. Starting to build up some late night regulars here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Blue Monkey - Chocolate Amaretto Guerrilla4.90ExcellentNew on today, great head and mouthfeel
Nelson - Admiral IPA4.00GoodGood for a Nelson
East London (ELB) - Nightwatchman4.50Not Tried
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Bonfire Bitter4.00Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Green Hopped Pale Ale4.40Not Tried
02 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Citra4.20ExcellentFresh on today and in first rate condition with long lasting head
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Starry Night5.40Good
Westerham - Finchcocks Original3.50Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Nightwatchman4.50Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal Stout4.80Not Tried
Arbor Ales - Pocket Rocket3.90Not Tried
29 Oct 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close. Some youngsters came in making a film requiring multiple assisted staggering out the doors by one player!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Cherry Dark4.40ExcellentPurpose of visit fulfilled - to have some more of this
Skinner's - Betty Stogs Bitter4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Viceroy India Pale Ale5.00Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Cowcatcher4.80Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal Stout4.80Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog4.10Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Green Hopped Dark Ale4.50Not Tried
28 Oct 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close. Age range tonight from young to old.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Cherry Dark4.40ExcellentThe cheery cherry hit I needed on an autumnal night before the clocks change
Skinner's - Betty Stogs Bitter4.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Not Tried
Westerham - Viceroy India Pale Ale5.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Autumn Red4.40Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Cowcatcher4.80Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog4.10Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Green Hopped Dark Ale4.50Not TriedLondon nicking a once Kentish habit?
22 Oct 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Zingiber4.10Excellent
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand Bitter3.80AcceptableA shock to the system after the Zingiber
Mad Cat - Golden India Pale Ale (previously Meaney's Golden India Pale Ale)4.20Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Sundancer3.70Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Slow, Black5.10Not Tried
Wantsum - Grim Reaper5.50Not Tried
20 Oct 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Had just missed out on the last of the 2017 Kent Green Giant, a pin had sold out in 12 hours!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Zingiber4.10Good
Kent - Brewers Reserve5.00AcceptableShould not be hazy
Wantsum - Fortitude4.20Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Sundancer3.70Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Slow, Black5.10Not Tried
Mad Cat - Syndale4.30Not Tried
Wantsum - Grim Reaper5.50Not 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

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Exceptional-
Excellent9
Good17
Acceptable11
Poor-

Website.

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.

We have visited this pub 18 times, seen 89 different beers and tried 34 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 0RJ