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Tap East (Utobeer)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Wylam - Just About MidnightExceptional1
Great Heck - ChristopherExcellent1
Tap East - Gyle 500Excellent1
Hale Brewing - SakuraExcellent1
Hale Brewing - Shiny PorridgeExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderExcellent1
Beatnikz Republic - 2AM PoetExcellent1
New Bristol - Passionfruit on the RocksExcellent1
McColl's - Session SorachiExcellent1
London Beer Factory - Dance Juice v.2Excellent1
Brew York - NarcissusExcellent1
Northern Monk - Three Peaks Mountain Race (2019 Edition)Good1
Twisted Barrel - Pixel JuiceGood1
Cwrw lâl (also see Community Brewing) - Kia Kaha!Good1
Tap East - Experimental Vanilla Latte in the MorningGood1
Dark Revolution - OrbitalAcceptable1
Little Critters - Shire HorseAcceptable1
Tap East - IPANot Tried0
Tap East - No. 6 BlondeNot Tried0
Manchester - FactoryNot Tried0
Tap East - Latte in the MorningNot Tried0
Tap East - Tonic AleNot Tried0
Salopian - Kangaroo CourtNot Tried0
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter Not Tried0
Nene Valley - Egyptian CreamNot Tried0
Heavy Industry - 77Not Tried0
Big Hand - SpectreNot Tried0
Redemption - Big ChiefNot Tried0
Tap East - East End MildNot Tried0
New Bristol - Lemon Jelly IPANot Tried0
Tryst - Carronade IPANot Tried0
Great Heck - Shankar IPANot Tried0
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) Not Tried0
Mallinsons - MosaicNot Tried0
Saltaire - Stout No. 5Not Tried0
Little Critters - Little HopperNot Tried0
Picture 1. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London
Picture 2. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London
Picture 3. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London
Chris Excell

Visits Details

12 May 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Sunday evening quiet session.
BeerABVScoreNotes
New Bristol - Passionfruit on the Rocks5.00ExcellentA kind of beer/ fruit juice cocktail.
Brew York - Narcissus4.10ExcellentHigh hop content.
Tryst - Carronade IPA4.20Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - IPA6.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
29 Apr 2019 (Stephen Harris)
BeerABVScoreNotes
London Beer Factory - Dance Juice v.25.80ExcellentFrom keg dispense. Some welcome life to it after the previous beer. A juicy hop bomb.
Little Critters - Shire Horse4.30AcceptableAn ordinary Bitter in flat condition.
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Little Critters - Little Hopper3.60Not Tried
Tap East - Gyle 5007.10Not Tried
26 Apr 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Late Saturday evening, a typically quiet time in here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Gyle 5007.10ExcellentLush, spicy Milk Stout.
Hale Brewing - Shiny Porridge5.50ExcellentFrom keg dispense and a bit over-carbonated. A wild, off the rails IPA. Weird.
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Mallinsons - Mosaic4.00Not Tried
Saltaire - Stout No. 54.20Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Little Critters - Shire Horse4.30Not Tried
11 Apr 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Early to mid evening visit, a launch off point for a journey into Kent.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30ExcellentAn apt choice as about to invade Kent myself
Redemption - Big Chief5.50Not Tried
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
New Bristol - Lemon Jelly IPA4.90Not Tried
07 Apr 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Late on a Sunday evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Northern Monk - Three Peaks Mountain Race (2019 Edition)2.80GoodMurky pale gold. A low-strength refresher.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Great Heck - Shankar IPA5.90Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
19 Mar 2019 (Stephen Harris)
At the height of the evening rush.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hale Brewing - Sakura5.50ExcellentFrom a keg. Very unusual. Cherry blossom and rye, with champagne yeast.
Twisted Barrel - Pixel Juice4.00GoodA murky, soft, juicy beer with zero bitterness. Peachy.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Heavy Industry - 774.90Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Big Hand - Spectre4.50Not Tried
15 Mar 2019 (ChrisE)
Time for a pint before catching a train home.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Great Heck - Christopher4.50Excellent
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Salopian - Kangaroo Court4.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not TriedAdvertised as 4.3% abv today.
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Nene Valley - Egyptian Cream4.50Not Tried
20 Feb 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beatnikz Republic - 2AM Poet3.80ExcellentA very good, hazy, pale golden hopfest.
McColl's - Session Sorachi4.60ExcellentUnexpectedly, this turns out to be a Saison. Very nice though.
Cwrw lâl (also see Community Brewing) - Kia Kaha!4.30GoodVery pale. Light and dry.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
07 Feb 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Early evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Experimental Vanilla Latte in the Morning5.60GoodIn good condition but lacking a reasonable balance of coffee and vanilla with far too much of the latter. Sickly, I should have bought just a half
Tap East - IPA6.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
Manchester - Factory4.00Not TriedRan out
Dark Revolution - Orbital3.20Not Tried
Wylam - Just About Midnight5.60Not Tried
05 Feb 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Staff apologetic about reduced cask beer selection tonight.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wylam - Just About Midnight5.60ExceptionalCoconut cream Porter. Lovely.
Dark Revolution - Orbital3.20AcceptableVery murky and a bit thin.
Tap East - Latte in the Morning4.40Not Tried

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About the Tap East

The pub sign. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional30
Excellent473
Good184
Acceptable70
Poor5

Website.

The pub is found in Stratford, Greater London, E20 1EE.

A brand new pub opened on 13 September 2011 in the Westfield Shopping Centre at Stratford. It is directly opposite Stratford International railway station in what is called International Square, the pub contains a micro-brewery and stocks approximately 500 bottled beers. It is a sister pub to the Rake in Borough Market. 6 handpumps in 2 banks of 3 with one bank usually reserved for Tap East's own brews.

We have visited this pub 373 times, seen 728 different beers and tried 493 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E20 1EE