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The River Ale House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Leatherbritches - Dr. JohnsonExcellent1
Oakham - Sikandar Cask AgedExcellent3
Oakham - InfernoExcellent2
Franklins - Kaleidohop IPAExcellent2
Leatherbritches - The BounderExcellent1
Oakham - JHBExcellent2
Kent - KGBGood1
Saltaire - DDH CitraGood1
Kent - ProhibitionGood1
Leatherbritches - Mad RubyGood1
Leatherbritches - Ashbourne AleGood2
Mad Cat - Big StikGood1
Tonbridge - Das KölnerGood1
Mad Cat - Platinum Blonde (previously Meaney's Platinum Blonde Ale)Good1
Kent - Breakfast Oatmeal StoutGood1
Franklins - What Mama Don’t KnowGood1
Brockley - Summer AleNot Tried0
Ilkley - Mary JaneNot Tried0
Oakham - CitraNot Tried0
Goacher's - Real Mild AleNot Tried0
Southwark - Bankside BlondeNot Tried0
Southwark - LPA London Pale Ale Not Tried0
Goacher's - Real Mild AleNot Tried0
Weird Beard - Mariana On MangoNot Tried0
Durham - Dark AngelNot Tried0
Franklins - Don't Forget The SuncreamNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - Slave to the MoneyNot Tried0
Picture 1. The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London
Stephen Harris

Visits Details

08 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close. CAMRA members of note and fame were celebrating an aged birthday of one member in the back room after an all day 8 pub crawl.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Leatherbritches - Mad Ruby4.40GoodRed malty ale not really to my palate
Mad Cat - Big Stik4.40Good
Southwark - LPA London Pale Ale 4.00Not Tried
Kent - Prohibition4.80Not Tried
Southwark - Bankside Blonde3.80Not Tried
Goacher's - Real Mild Ale3.40Not Tried
06 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close. Light footfall tonight.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - KGB4.10Good
Kent - Prohibition4.80Good
Goacher's - Real Mild Ale3.40Not Tried
Mad Cat - Platinum Blonde (previously Meaney's Platinum Blonde Ale)4.20Not Tried
Southwark - Bankside Blonde3.80Not Tried
05 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Leatherbritches - The Bounder3.80ExcellentA sharp bitter
Mad Cat - Platinum Blonde (previously Meaney's Platinum Blonde Ale)4.20GoodFairly bland on flavour
Goacher's - Real Mild Ale3.40Not Tried
Kent - KGB4.10Not Tried
02 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Sikandar Cask Aged5.20Excellent
Leatherbritches - Ashbourne Ale4.00GoodDeceptively, perhaps, tasting more bitter than yesterday
Ilkley - Mary Jane3.50Not Tried
Oakham - Citra4.20Not Tried
Kent - Breakfast Oatmeal Stout4.20Not Tried
01 Sep 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Sikandar Cask Aged5.20ExcellentThe cask ageing came through more strongly tonight than yesterday
Leatherbritches - Ashbourne Ale4.00GoodLovely basic English mid brown bitter with slightly sweet aftertaste
Ilkley - Mary Jane3.50Not Tried
Kent - Breakfast Oatmeal Stout4.20Not Tried
31 Aug 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Sikandar Cask Aged5.20Excellent1st out of fresh cask. Fully hopped and full bodied
Kent - Breakfast Oatmeal Stout4.20GoodGood wholesome stout
Saltaire - DDH Citra4.20Good
Ilkley - Mary Jane3.50Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Slave to the Money4.10Not Tried
Franklins - Kaleidohop IPA5.00Not TriedRan out
29 Aug 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Inferno4.00Excellent
Franklins - Kaleidohop IPA5.00Excellent
Pig & Porter - Slave to the Money4.10Not Tried
Durham - Dark Angel4.30Not Tried
Tonbridge - Das Kölner4.30Not Tried
Brockley - Summer Ale3.30Not Tried
28 Aug 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Inferno4.00ExcellentOakham usually means reliable
Franklins - Kaleidohop IPA5.00ExcellentFull bodied, apparently the hops used rotate with each brew
Tonbridge - Das Kölner4.30GoodPleasantly surprised with this one
Pig & Porter - Slave to the Money4.10Not Tried
Durham - Dark Angel4.30Not Tried
Brockley - Summer Ale3.30Not Tried
27 Aug 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - JHB3.80ExcellentIts reliability shines through - professionally brewed, unlike so many others
Leatherbritches - Dr. Johnson4.00ExcellentIn fine form
Weird Beard - Mariana On Mango7.10Not TriedFingertips bleeding on cliff edge
Durham - Dark Angel4.30Not Tried
Tonbridge - Das Kölner4.30Not Tried
Franklins - Don't Forget The Suncream4.20Not Tried
26 Aug 2021 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - JHB3.80ExcellentAlways reliable
Franklins - What Mama Don’t Know4.10GoodWet dog taste
Weird Beard - Mariana On Mango7.10Not TriedHiding on by its fingernails
Durham - Dark Angel4.30Not Tried
Franklins - Don't Forget The Suncream4.20Not 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

 Total
Exceptional2
Excellent245
Good394
Acceptable135
Poor10

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. 4 pint take-home containers can be supplied. Card payments accepted. SPBW London Pub of the Year 2019. Local CAMRA branch 2019 Pub of the Year and its Cider Pub of the Year too in 2019 and 2020.

We have visited this pub 370 times, seen 999 different beers and tried 502 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 0RJ