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The River Ale House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Muirhouse - Shopping for Hops!Excellent1
Westerham - Audit AleExcellent1
Truman's - Fine & DandyExcellent1
Springhead - Drop o' The Black StuffExcellent1
Mauldons - Mid-Winter GoldExcellent1
Titanic - Magnum PI(A)Excellent1
TicketyBrew - Gertcha!Good1
Bad Seed - Session I.P.A. Comet, Columbus, Sorachi AceGood1
Settle - Bulldog BitterGood1
Ghost - ToshioGood1
Burton Bridge - Golden DeliciousGood1
Bexley - Golden AcreGood1
Settle - Blood Orange IPAGood1
Branscombe Vale - Hells BellesGood1
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Goody Gum DropsGood1
Elgood's - Golden NewtGood1
Exeter - TomahawkAcceptable1
Exeter - Avocet AleAcceptable1
Mallinsons - Experimental CitranellAcceptable1
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good SheppardNot Tried0
Box Steam - Golden BoltNot Tried0
Bexley - Crook Log Winter AleNot Tried0
Naylor's - Toffee MildNot Tried0
Orkney (Sinclair) - Nimbus Blonde (Atlas range)Not Tried0
Rudgate - York Chocolate StoutNot Tried0
Southwark - Bermondsey BestNot Tried0
Southwark - Routemaster RedNot Tried0
Springhead - ExodusNot Tried0
Purple Moose - Snowdonia Ale (Cwrw Eryri)Not Tried0
Triple fff - Citra SonicNot Tried0
Truman's - RunnerNot Tried0
Mordue - Five BridgesNot Tried0
Truman's - Docker's TannerNot Tried0
Elland - Beyond the PaleNot Tried0
Westerham - Alt EgoNot Tried0
Box Steam - Piston BrokeNot Tried0
Peerless - Knee-Buckler IPANot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Brakeman American Brown AleNot Tried0
Orkney (Sinclair) - 3 Sisters Scottish Ale (Atlas range)Not Tried0
Stonehenge - Old SmokeyNot Tried0
Partners - American Craft AleNot Tried0
360° - APANot Tried0
Great Orme - Welsh BlackNot Tried0
Sambrook's - WandleNot Tried0
Ilkley - PaleNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - NightwatchmanNot Tried0
Vocation - Bread & ButterNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - Secrets We ShareNot Tried0
Bays - GoldNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - SkylarkingNot Tried0
Derventio - Et Tu BrutusNot Tried0
Bradfield - Yorkshire FarmerNot Tried0
Big Hand - Little MonkeyNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - Lost ColonyNot Tried0
Church Farm - Pale AleNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Quadruped Black APANot Tried0
Acorn - Barnsley BitterNot Tried0
Hammerpot - Double HelixNot Tried0
Summerskills - Westward Ho!Not Tried0
Ilkley - Hanging StoneNot Tried0
Beat - RaverNot Tried0
Robinsons - Beer BaracusNot Tried0

Visits Details

18 Mar 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
Westerham - Audit Ale6.20ExcellentFirst rate and ideal on a late winter's night
Settle - Blood Orange IPA4.80GoodSubtly orange citrus, very refreshing
Acorn - Barnsley Bitter3.80Not Tried
Hammerpot - Double Helix5.20Not Tried
Summerskills - Westward Ho!4.10Not Tried
Ilkley - Hanging Stone5.00Not Tried
Beat - Raver3.80Not Tried
Robinsons - Beer Baracus4.40Not Tried
11 Mar 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
TicketyBrew - Gertcha!4.00Good
Settle - Bulldog Bitter4.10Good
Derventio - Et Tu Brutus4.50Not Tried
Bradfield - Yorkshire Farmer4.00Not Tried
Big Hand - Little Monkey4.00Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Lost Colony4.80Not Tried
Church Farm - Pale Ale3.80Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Quadruped Black APA5.30Not Tried
05 Mar 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until 11pm close.
Exeter - Avocet Ale3.90AcceptableRather thin
Mallinsons - Experimental Citranell4.20Acceptable
Bays - Gold4.30Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Skylarking4.00Not Tried
25 Feb 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
Truman's - Fine & Dandy5.00ExcellentA dark brandy cask aged ale. Psychologically at least a heartwarming winter spiced ale, good enough to stick on tonight
Great Orme - Welsh Black4.00Not Tried
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
Ilkley - Pale4.20Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Nightwatchman4.50Not Tried
Truman's - Runner4.00Not Tried
Vocation - Bread & Butter3.90Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Secrets We Share5.20Not Tried
18 Feb 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Becoming a Sunday evening habit, until 11pm close.
Ghost - Toshio4.10GoodSingle hopped with Idaho hop
Exeter - Tomahawk3.50AcceptableAmusingly says Chop-Chop on the pumpclip too
Orkney (Sinclair) - 3 Sisters Scottish Ale (Atlas range)4.20Not Tried
Stonehenge - Old Smokey5.00Not Tried
Partners - American Craft Ale4.50Not TriedNot fair to mark this gratis very very last half out before the lees emerged. Quite drinkable still
360° - APA5.00Not Tried
11 Feb 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Disgusted to hear the bar counter charity collection tin had been stolen.
Titanic - Magnum PI(A)4.00ExcellentGood old English bitter but we could not quite work out the meaning of the initials in the name
Branscombe Vale - Hells Belles4.80Good
Box Steam - Piston Broke4.50Not Tried
Peerless - Knee-Buckler IPA5.20Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Brakeman American Brown Ale4.20Not Tried
08 Feb 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close. Surprisingly busy for mid-week plus warm and cosy too.
Springhead - Drop o' The Black Stuff4.00ExcellentA nourishing heavy beer
Burton Bridge - Golden Delicious3.80Good
Elgood's - Golden Newt4.10Not TriedRan out
Elland - Beyond the Pale4.20Not Tried
Westerham - Alt Ego4.00Not Tried
Box Steam - Piston Broke4.50Not Tried
Truman's - Runner4.00Not Tried
04 Feb 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
Elgood's - Golden Newt4.10Good
Bad Seed - Session I.P.A. Comet, Columbus, Sorachi Ace4.00Good
Purple Moose - Snowdonia Ale (Cwrw Eryri)3.60Not Tried
Triple fff - Citra Sonic4.10Not Tried
Truman's - Runner4.00Not Tried
Mordue - Five Bridges3.60Not Tried
Truman's - Docker's Tanner3.00Not TriedIn celebration of the London Docks Strike of 1889 over a demand for payment of 6d an hour
28 Jan 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
Mauldons - Mid-Winter Gold4.50Excellent
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Goody Gum Drops4.30GoodNew flavours but not what I expected
Orkney (Sinclair) - Nimbus Blonde (Atlas range)5.00Not Tried
Rudgate - York Chocolate Stout5.00Not Tried
Southwark - Bermondsey Best4.40Not Tried
Southwark - Routemaster Red3.80Not Tried
Springhead - Exodus3.70Not Tried
21 Jan 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
Muirhouse - Shopping for Hops!3.90ExcellentA real hop smack
Bexley - Golden Acre4.00Good
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good Sheppard4.50Not Tried
Box Steam - Golden Bolt3.80Not Tried
Bexley - Crook Log Winter Ale5.20Not Tried
Naylor's - Toffee Mild4.20Not 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 42 times, seen 215 different beers and tried 81 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 0RJ