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The Furze Wren (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Four GrainsExcellent1
Enfield (branded as Enefeld) - Enefeld London Pale AleExcellent1
Westerham - Family StoutExcellent1
Dorset Brewing Company - Jurassic DarkGood1
Purple Moose - Glaslyn AleGood1
Hopdaemon - RedGood1
Westerham - Single Hop English-Grown CascadeGood1
Arundel - TridentGood1
Grainstore - Ten FiftyGood1
Truman's - GoldfingerGood1
Portobello - Stiff LipGood1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurAcceptable1
Evan Evans - Hop PickerAcceptable1
Greene King - Abbot AleAcceptable1
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - RiptideAcceptable1
Nelson - Friggin in the RigginAcceptable1
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage DirectorsNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Summer Down UnderNot Tried0
Ringwood - MaulerNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Harviestoun - SchiehallionNot Tried0
Salopian - Shropshire GoldNot Tried0
Banks's - MildNot Tried0
Rockin Robin - Mildly RockinNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Pale BeautyNot Tried0
Banks's - Lancaster BomberNot Tried0
Orkney (Sinclair) - Red MacGregorNot Tried0
Truman's - RunnerNot Tried0
Ringwood - Old ThumperNot Tried0
Truman's - ZephyrNot Tried0
Truman's - TreasonNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Townshend Cathcarts Xtra Pale AleNot Tried0
Yeovil - RubyNot Tried0
Titanic - Black IceNot Tried0
BRÚ - Red AleNot Tried0
Coach House - ElderflowerNot Tried0
Banks's - Grapes & Gratification Old World New England IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Heritage Suffolk Pale Ale (Chevallier Series)Not Tried0
Lancaster - RedNot Tried0
Naylor's - Black & TanNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Reunion - BeardtongueNot Tried0
Truman's - Bow BellsNot Tried0
Salopian - Hop TwisterNot Tried0
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney SessionNot Tried0
Rooster's - 24/7 Twenty Four SevenNot Tried0
Robinsons - Freddy BrewgerNot Tried0
Nelson - SpankerNot Tried0
Portobello - Home Turf PaleNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Last DropNot Tried0
Wooha - Off-KilterNot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Wychwood - Dirty TackleNot Tried0
Portobello - Chestnut AleNot Tried0
Rooster's - Distant SunNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked LadiesNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Truman's - Knees UpNot Tried0
BRÚ - Pale AleNot Tried0
Jennings - Sneck LifterNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood HobgoblinNot Tried0
Portobello - APANot Tried0
Truman's - LazarusNot Tried0
Sambrook's - ScrumdownNot Tried0

Visits Details

26 Mar 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late night extended stay.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Purple Moose - Glaslyn Ale4.20Good
Hopdaemon - Red4.20Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Jennings - Sneck Lifter5.10Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Portobello - APA5.00Not Tried
Truman's - Lazarus4.20Not Tried
Sambrook's - Scrumdown4.00Not Tried
18 Mar 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Four Grains4.50ExcellentClean to the palate, good enough to stick on for the session here
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Truman's - Knees Up4.20Not Tried
BRÚ - Pale Ale4.30Not TriedAn Irish outfit
12 Mar 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit. Good launch pad for a fast bus home.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Westerham - Family Stout4.50ExcellentNourishing look and taste
Portobello - Stiff Lip5.50Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Wychwood - Dirty Tackle4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Chestnut Ale4.50Not Tried
Rooster's - Distant Sun3.90Not Tried
05 Mar 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit and wow didn't the bus back home go fast with no one else but the driver on board.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Enfield (branded as Enefeld) - Enefeld London Pale Ale5.00ExcellentFirst rate and most flavoursome
Westerham - Single Hop English-Grown Cascade4.50Good
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Nelson - Spanker4.20Not Tried
Portobello - Home Turf Pale4.30Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Last Drop4.00Not Tried
Wooha - Off-Kilter4.00Not Tried
17 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit, but shy of closing time.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Dorset Brewing Company - Jurassic Dark5.90GoodDark wheat beer not really to my taste, so lemonade splashes helped it down
Evan Evans - Hop Picker4.50AcceptableNothing more than OK
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Salopian - Hop Twister4.50Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
Swannay (formerly Highland) - Orkney Session3.80Not Tried
Rooster's - 24/7 Twenty Four Seven4.70Not Tried
Robinsons - Freddy Brewger4.30Not Tried
17 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit. A smaller crowd tonight was well lost in this massive house.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arundel - Trident5.00GoodOrdered immediately after another customer to avoid a stale in line pint. Quite good as a result
Nelson - Friggin in the Riggin4.50AcceptableDisappointing, suggest was served from "stale in line" and a tad too warm as a result
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Lancaster - Red4.80Not Tried
Naylor's - Black & Tan4.40Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
Reunion - Beardtongue4.50Not Tried
Truman's - Bow Bells4.20Not Tried
20 Mar 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit. I only saw 2 other pints of real ale sold in the hour I was there.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Acceptable
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - Riptide4.30AcceptableClearly first out for a while
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Yeovil - Ruby4.50Not Tried
Titanic - Black Ice4.10Not Tried
BRÚ - Red Ale4.20Not Tried
Coach House - Elderflower4.10Not Tried
Banks's - Grapes & Gratification Old World New England IPA5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Heritage Suffolk Pale Ale (Chevallier Series)5.00Not Tried
06 Oct 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit. Bulled myself past the apparent no new entries after 11pm edict.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90AcceptableSnip at £2.29pp but haze that should not be there
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Orkney (Sinclair) - Red MacGregor4.00Not Tried
Truman's - Runner4.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Not Tried
Truman's - Zephyr4.40Not Tried
Truman's - Treason4.50Not Tried
Hook Norton - Townshend Cathcarts Xtra Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
12 Aug 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit. Well packed, pity seemed to be no potperson clearing tables.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Truman's - Goldfinger3.80GoodHoney and elderflower, the dry aftertaste quite suited me
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Harviestoun - Schiehallion4.80Not Tried
Salopian - Shropshire Gold3.80Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks's - Mild3.50Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Mildly Rockin3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Pale Beauty4.70Not Tried
Banks's - Lancaster Bomber4.40Not TriedScurrilously with no brewing provenance shown on the pump clip and we all know why
24 Feb 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
11pm-ish evening visit and the place is packed and well behaved.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Grainstore - Ten Fifty5.00Good
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Directors4.80Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Summer Down Under3.90Not Tried
Ringwood - Mauler3.90Not Tried

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About The Furze Wren

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent12
Good23
Acceptable12
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Bexleyheath, Greater London, DA6 7DY.

Opened June 2002. Another huge 'Spoon's. Seating is on several levels with ground floor toilets. 10 handpumps all in a row on the long bar counter. No new admittances permitted after 11pm.

We have visited this pub 28 times, seen 150 different beers and tried 41 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA6 7DY