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The New Cross Turnpike (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Greene King - Abbot AleGood1
Kelham Island - Pale RiderGood2
Arundel - Black BeastieGood1
Titanic - Plum PorterGood1
Wadworth - Birrificio Argo Terzo TempoAcceptable1
Exmoor - ExmasAcceptable1
Wadworth - JD Boss HoggAcceptable1
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Acceptable1
East London (ELB) - Foundation BitterAcceptable1
Cotleigh - 40 Years 1979-2019Acceptable1
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Lancaster - BlackNot Tried0
Sambrook's - A.P.A.Not Tried0
Sambrook's - ScrumdownNot Tried0
Vale of Glamorgan (VOG) - South IslandNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood HobgoblinNot Tried0
Butcombe - HakaNot Tried0
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky Blinder Pale AleNot Tried0
Banks & Taylor (B&T) - Sheffield Old Dark (SOD)Not Tried0
Adnams - Ishii Brewing Minagof Juicy IPANot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Boss - Beatle JuiceNot Tried0
Adnams - Urban South Holy RollerNot Tried0
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale AleNot Tried0
Westerham - British BulldogNot Tried0
Brains - SANot Tried0
Sambrook's - WandleNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)Not Tried0
Exmoor - GoldNot Tried0
Goffs - Black KnightNot Tried0
Long Man - Old Man Not Tried0
Banks's - Bell's Light Hearted AleNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Powerhouse PorterNot Tried0
Banks's - MildNot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Ringwood - BoondoggleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

10 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Exmoor - Exmas5.00AcceptableHad better elsewhere
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks's - Mild3.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Ringwood - Boondoggle4.20Not Tried
02 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kelham Island - Pale Rider5.20Good
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Powerhouse Porter4.90Not Tried
26 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodCame up creamy
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Goffs - Black Knight5.30Not Tried
Long Man - Old Man 4.30Not Tried
Banks's - Bell's Light Hearted Ale5.00Not Tried
18 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late night bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90GoodAlmost excruciatingly over fruity, lemonade splashes helped quell this
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)4.10Not Tried
11 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening brief bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20AcceptableLacklustre, fortunately just a half
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Westerham - British Bulldog4.10Not Tried
28 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kelham Island - Pale Rider5.20GoodBest beer of the evening
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
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
Boss - Beatle Juice4.80Not TriedGarish pump clip and when I see "juice" I think citrus and lemon juice so no go
Adnams - Urban South Holy Roller5.30Not Tried
21 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wadworth - Birrificio Argo Terzo Tempo4.40AcceptableNeeded shots of lemonade to make it palatable
Wadworth - JD Boss Hogg4.70Acceptable
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks & Taylor (B&T) - Sheffield Old Dark (SOD)5.00Not Tried
Adnams - Ishii Brewing Minagof Juicy IPA4.50Not Tried
15 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Cotleigh - 40 Years 1979-20194.30AcceptableA sweet brew, I added some dashes of lemonade to make it more palatable!
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Butcombe - Haka4.50Not Tried
Sadler's (see also Windsor Castle entry) - Peaky Blinder Pale Ale4.30Not Tried
23 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
East London (ELB) - Foundation Bitter4.20AcceptableDid not expect the haze in this ale
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Scrumdown4.00Not Tried
Vale of Glamorgan (VOG) - South Island4.20Not TriedAlmost unreadable pumpclip when trying to identify the brewer
Arundel - Black Beastie4.50Not Tried
19 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening bus change visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arundel - Black Beastie4.50GoodVery sweet brew. £1.97pp today with JDW's Tax Equality Day 7.5% price reduction
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Lancaster - Black4.50Not Tried
Sambrook's - A.P.A.4.50Not Tried

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About The New Cross Turnpike

The pub sign. The New Cross Turnpike, Welling, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent30
Good73
Acceptable50
Poor9

Website.

The pub is found in Welling, Greater London, DA16 3PB.

Ex retail premises (NatWest Bank) in Bellegrove Road, decent and typical conversion, airy and on a number of different levels which includes a balcony area. Equipped with 2 banks of 6 handpumps. Re-opened in February 2016 after a fire over the autumn bank holiday in 2015.

We have visited this pub 144 times, seen 338 different beers and tried 124 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 3PB