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The Furze Wren (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Temperance Union - Vfm SoftyExcellent1
Arundel - TridentGood1
Grainstore - Ten FiftyGood1
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Terrapin RyeGood1
Truman's - GoldfingerGood1
Conwy (Bragdy Conwy) - RiptideAcceptable1
Enfield (branded as Enefeld) - Enefeld Pacific Pale AleAcceptable1
Nelson - Friggin in the RigginAcceptable1
Banks's - Green Flash Citra Session India Pale AleAcceptable1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurAcceptable1
Greene King - Abbot AleAcceptable1
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Afro Caribbean HopsessionAcceptable1
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot ReserveNot Tried0
Wychwood - BountifulNot Tried0
Ringwood - True GloryNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Ringwood - BoondoggleNot Tried0
Portobello - Market PorterNot Tried0
Wychwood - PiledriverNot Tried0
Rockin Robin - Portly RobinNot Tried0
Adnams - Wild HopNot Tried0
Banks's - Ninkasi Special BitterNot Tried0
Maxim - Northern KnightNot Tried0
Purity - Pure EraNot Tried0
Evan Evans - Autumn FrenzyNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage DirectorsNot Tried0
Cronx - KotchinNot Tried0
Wimbledon - PhoenixNot Tried0
Wimbledon - Copper LeafNot Tried0
By The Horns - One Arm BanditNot Tried0
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Summer Down UnderNot Tried0
Ringwood - MaulerNot 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

Visits Details

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
07 Feb 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid to late evening. Seems the majority of ales had coincidentally run out within a short time of each other, Abbot and Doom Bar included.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Enfield (branded as Enefeld) - Enefeld Pacific Pale Ale4.00AcceptableFresh on, some haze, fresh and a raw lemon juice concoction too
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Courage Directors4.80Not TriedNewly on
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Cronx - Kotchin3.90Not TriedRan out as I ordered
Wimbledon - Phoenix4.80Not TriedNewly on
Wimbledon - Copper Leaf4.00Not TriedRan out as I ordered
By The Horns - One Arm Bandit4.70Not Tried
25 Oct 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Last visit today in the late evening. Guv Andy from The Broken Drum micropub was this side of the bar too.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Afro Caribbean Hopsession4.30AcceptableNot at its freshest
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Adnams - Wild Hop4.80Not Tried
Banks's - Ninkasi Special Bitter5.80Not Tried
Maxim - Northern Knight4.20Not Tried
Purity - Pure Era4.50Not Tried
Evan Evans - Autumn Frenzy4.60Not Tried
06 Dec 2015 (Alenomore)
16:00 fleeting visit. A good crowd in and so nice to see one of my LocAles here, the Portly Robin...!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Temperance Union - Vfm Softy1.00Excellent
Rockin Robin - Portly Robin5.00Not TriedAn aptly named seasonal and selling well it seems.
16 Sep 2014 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Green Flash Citra Session India Pale Ale4.50Acceptable
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Ringwood - Boondoggle4.20Not Tried
Portobello - Market Porter4.60Not Tried
Wychwood - Piledriver4.30Not Tried
13 Sep 2014 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening quite late and this pub is heaving.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Terrapin Rye5.50Good
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Reserve6.50Not Tried
Wychwood - Bountiful4.00Not Tried
Ringwood - True Glory4.50Not Tried

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About The Furze Wren

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent5
Good6
Acceptable7
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.

We have visited this pub 13 times, seen 75 different beers and tried 20 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA6 7DY