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The Door Hinge (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Arbor Ales - MosaicExcellent1
Mallinsons - MosaicExcellent1
Rockin Robin - Reliant RobinExcellent1
Mighty Oak - Hop ArtExcellent1
Adnams - Arabella SBExcellent1
Bristol Beer Factory - NovaExcellent1
Vocation - Bread & ButterExcellent1
Kent - The New BlackExcellent1
Rockin Robin - Rockin RoyaleExcellent1
Kent - ĒostreExcellent1
Oakham - CitraExcellent1
Totally Brewed - 4 Hop Men of the ApocalypseExcellent1
Iron Pier - BitterExcellent1
Mighty Oak - Knight to RememberExcellent1
Rockin Robin - Blizzard of OzGood1
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde MildGood1
Salopian - Half LifeGood1
Rockin Robin - RPAGood1
Hawkshead - Windermere PaleNot Tried0
Rockin Robin - Rock A HulaNot Tried0
Roosters - YPA (Yorkshire Pale Ale)Not Tried0
Kent - Beyond the PaleNot Tried0
Rudgate - Ruby MildNot Tried0
Wild Beer Co. - BibbleNot Tried0
Kent - PaleNot Tried0
Electric Bear - Werrrd!Not Tried0
Picture 1. The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London
Picture 2. The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

12 Jun 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Brief last knockings visit until 9pm close.
Bristol Beer Factory - Nova3.80Excellent
Rockin Robin - Reliant Robin3.70Not Tried
02 Jun 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close.
Rockin Robin - Reliant Robin3.70ExcellentIn top form
Rockin Robin - RPA3.90GoodGood taste but a broken yeasty head
Electric Bear - Werrrd!4.20Not Tried
18 May 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings evening visit until 10pm close. The Royal Wedding and FA Cup Final will be shown on TV here tomorrow with sound muted.
Oakham - Citra4.20ExcellentThe best of the Citra ales and perfect head and carbonation to go with it
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
Kent - Pale4.00Not Tried
11 May 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close.
Rockin Robin - Rockin Royale4.00Excellent
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde Mild3.70Good
Wild Beer Co. - Bibble4.20Not Tried
05 May 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close.
Totally Brewed - 4 Hop Men of the Apocalypse5.20ExcellentRounded off a hat trick of beers in excellent condition here
Mighty Oak - Knight to Remember3.90ExcellentNutty brown ale
Mighty Oak - Hop Art4.10Excellent
28 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 10pm close. Locals were soon on their way as soon as 10 was carhorned.
Vocation - Bread & Butter3.90ExcellentIn great nick but not really to my taste, too citrussy
Kent - Ēostre4.20ExcellentCitra based golden ale, for Easter
Rudgate - Ruby Mild4.40Not Tried
24 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 9pm close. Good crowd in.
Arbor Ales - Mosaic4.00ExcellentIn excellent condition, a different taste to Mosaic single hoppers I have had from other breweries. Maybe this is because this was heavily hopped, a full-on smack
Adnams - Arabella SB4.50ExcellentCollaboration with Harpoon, one wonders what they contributed to the brew!!
Rockin Robin - Blizzard of Oz4.50Not Tried
20 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until 10pm close. Still some beer left fortunately.
Iron Pier - Bitter4.00ExcellentBest example of this beer I have had so far
Roosters - YPA (Yorkshire Pale Ale)4.10Not Tried
Kent - Beyond the Pale5.40Not Tried
04 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 9pm close.
Kent - The New Black4.80Excellent
Salopian - Half Life3.70Good
28 Mar 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 9pm close. A few late comers arrived when all looked lost.
Mallinsons - Mosaic4.00ExcellentQuality Mallinsons
Rockin Robin - Blizzard of Oz4.50Good
Hawkshead - Windermere Pale3.50Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Rock A Hula4.00Not TriedRan out

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About The Door Hinge

The pub sign. The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores



The pub is found in Welling, Greater London, DA16 1TR.

Located in Welling High Street this is Greater London's first Micropub and it follows the East Kent model initiated by Martyn Hillier at The Butchers Arms in Herne. Opened Friday 15th March 2013. For many years a corn chandler's shop selling, amongst other things, millet for bird seed. Most recently an electrical lighting shop. Planning permission received for conversion to a Micropub in late 2012. Has a separate cooled cask room with wooden gravity stillage which can be viewed through a window in the main bar. Real ales, ciders and wine are served to a small bar counter by the stillage room door. Lined glasses in regular use. One main front bar and a smaller rear quiet room with a real fire and comfortable seating leading to a Unisex toilet. The main bar comprises wall mounted bench seating and normal height tables. The pub name does not refer to its previous use but is a family joke which you must ask the landlord to explain. Opening hours amended in January 2014 are: Sunday 12-3, Monday Closed, Tuesday to Thursday 3-9, Friday 3-10 & Saturday 12-10. CAMRA Bexley Branch Pub of the Year for 2014 - not bad after just one year of being open. CAMRA Greater London Regional Pub of the Year 2014, deserved and even more astounding.

We have visited this pub 188 times, seen 320 different beers and tried 224 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 1TR