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The River Ale House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Welsh PrideExcellent1
Blue Monkey - Chocolate Amaretto GuerrillaExcellent1
Titanic - Cherry DarkExcellent2
Beat - Glam Rock Lychee IPAExcellent1
Oakham - CitraExcellent1
Mauldons - Blackberry PorterExcellent1
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Starry NightGood1
Kent - OlicanaGood1
Nelson - Nelsons BloodGood1
Nelson - Admiral IPAGood1
Windswept - WeizenGood2
Phipps NBC - Green & GoldGood1
Ilkley - Mary JaneGood1
Westerham - Family StoutGood1
Five Points - Brick Field BrownGood1
Anarchy - Urban AssaultAcceptable1
Skinner's - Betty Stogs BitterNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked LadiesNot Tried0
Westerham - Viceroy India Pale AleNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Autumn RedNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - CowcatcherNot Tried0
Westerham - British BulldogNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Green Hopped Dark AleNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal StoutNot Tried0
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - NightwatchmanNot Tried0
Arbor Ales - Pocket RocketNot Tried0
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale AleNot Tried0
Westerham - Bonfire BitterNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Green Hopped Pale AleNot Tried0
Nelson - Powder MonkeyNot Tried0
Five Points - Five Points PaleNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - FusilierNot Tried0
Elland - Elland BlondeNot Tried0
Butcombe - Bitter (or Original Beer)Not Tried0
Sonnet 43 - Abolition Amber AleNot Tried0
Butcombe - PioneerNot Tried0
Five Points - Railway PorterNot Tried0
Mad Cat - Pow Wow Session Pale AleNot Tried0
Canopy - Casino Best BitterNot Tried0
Ossett - Gold RushNot Tried0
Mad Cat - Crispin AleNot Tried0
Elland - White PrussianNot Tried0
Mad Cat - Red AleNot Tried0
Manning Brewers (Born of Man) - Music ManNot Tried0
Marble - PintNot Tried0
Kent - Brewers ReserveNot Tried0
Grey Trees - Equinox APANot Tried0

Visits Details

23 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Welsh Pride4.00Excellent
Phipps NBC - Green & Gold4.10GoodAnother green hopper
Marble - Pint3.90Not TriedRan out
Mauldons - Blackberry Porter4.80Not Tried
Kent - Brewers Reserve5.00Not Tried
Grey Trees - Equinox APA4.40Not Tried
19 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mauldons - Blackberry Porter4.80Excellent
Kent - Olicana4.50Good
Mad Cat - Crispin Ale4.00Not Tried
Elland - White Prussian3.90Not Tried
Mad Cat - Red Ale3.90Not Tried
Manning Brewers (Born of Man) - Music Man4.20Not Tried
Beat - Glam Rock Lychee IPA6.50Not Tried
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?

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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-
Excellent11
Good19
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. Pork pies and scotch eggs with all the trimmings are available. 4 pint take-home containers can be supplied.

We have visited this pub 20 times, seen 99 different beers and tried 38 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 0RJ