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Tap East (Utobeer)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Buxton - Simcoe IPAExcellent1
Mallinsons - Sorachi AceExcellent1
Arbor Ales - Basta Rosse (collaboration with Mezzo Passo)Excellent1
Arbor Ales - Shangri-la Excellent1
Bristol Beer Factory - Trick of the LightExcellent1
Wild Beer Co. - MMXXExcellent1
Roaring Four - Turbo ModeExcellent1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - HirundoGood1
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) Good1
Big Smoke - Forest of AzureGood1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Christmas Pudding LucariaGood1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Market PorterGood1
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)Good1
Tenby - Black Flag Rum PorterGood1
Tap East - American Amber AleGood1
Tap East - East End MildNot Tried0
Cromarty - Rogue Wave Not Tried0
Ilkley - RombaldNot Tried0
Tap East - Experimental: Small SmokestackNot Tried0
Squawk - RollerNot Tried0
Ilkley - Mary ChristmasNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - LucariaNot Tried0
Tap East - Session IPANot Tried0
Hawkshead - Dry Stone StoutNot Tried0
Tap East - APANot Tried0
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - Mister SquirrelNot Tried0
New Bristol - WonderlandNot Tried0
Rooster's - Wild MuleNot Tried0
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter Not Tried0
Beatnikz Republic - Comeback TourNot Tried0
Bristol Beer Factory - Milk StoutNot Tried0
Great Heck - ChristopherNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - HubbleNot Tried0
Milton - NeroNot 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

20 Jan 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Homeward bound after a week in sunnier parts and much enjoying access to a better class of beer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arbor Ales - Basta Rosse (collaboration with Mezzo Passo)5.00ExcellentOriginally a collaboration brew, it's good to see Arbor have continued with this excellent, hoppy Red.
Wild Beer Co. - MMXX4.10ExcellentA mixed fermentation hoppy Pale. Very unusual.
Tap East - American Amber Ale5.40GoodFrom a keg. Well-hopped and quite heavily carbonated.
Big Smoke - Forest of Azure5.60GoodFrom a keg. A smooth, creamy Wheat Beer. Blueberry.
Milton - Nero5.00Not Tried
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)5.60Not Tried
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
04 Jan 2020 (Stephen Harris)
A brief visit in passing.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Market Porter4.50Good
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)5.60Not Tried
Great Heck - Christopher4.50Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Hubble5.20Not Tried
27 Dec 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Mid to late evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Buxton - Simcoe IPA5.40ExcellentGreat, hoppy murk.
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Hirundo4.50GoodVery pale and very light, with subtle flavours.
Bristol Beer Factory - Milk Stout4.50Not Tried
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)5.60Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
24 Dec 2019 (Stephen Harris)
A quick post-shopping pint.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tenby - Black Flag Rum Porter5.50GoodA rum-soaked Porter. Just a bit thin.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)5.60Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Beatnikz Republic - Comeback Tour4.50Not Tried
19 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late afternoon brief visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)5.60GoodVery dry
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - APA4.30Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - Mister Squirrel4.00Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Christmas Pudding Lucaria4.50Not Tried
New Bristol - Wonderland4.10Not Tried
17 Dec 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening and busy with Christmas shoppers/drinkers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30GoodHazy and fruity.
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Christmas Pudding Lucaria4.50GoodA dark beer; sweetish and spiced.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)5.60Not Tried
Ilkley - Mary Christmas4.70Not Tried
Bristol Beer Factory - Trick of the Light4.20Not Tried
15 Dec 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Mid-evening. I watched enviously as most of the other customers took part in a Belgian beer tasting.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Bristol Beer Factory - Trick of the Light4.20ExcellentDescribed as an American Brown Ale, although came across to me as a well-hopped, amber-coloured Bitter. Very good too.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)5.60Not Tried
Ilkley - Mary Christmas4.70Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Lucaria6.00Not Tried
Tap East - Session IPA4.00Not TriedFresh on whilst I was here.
02 Dec 2019 (Stephen Harris)
A quick late-evening pint. Quick because it's flipping cold in here and even the staff are huddled in their coats.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mallinsons - Sorachi Ace4.00ExcellentFull-on Sorachi. Bitter lemon sherbet.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Cromarty - Rogue Wave 5.70Not Tried
Ilkley - Rombald4.60Not Tried
Tap East - Experimental: Small Smokestack4.40Not Tried
Squawk - Roller4.00Not Tried
29 Nov 2019 (Stephen Harris)
A late-evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arbor Ales - Shangri-la 4.20ExcellentJust the job. Great hops.
Rooster's - Wild Mule3.90Not Tried
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Experimental: Small Smokestack4.40Not Tried
Squawk - Roller4.00Not Tried
Roaring Four - Turbo Mode6.20Not Tried
26 Nov 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Late evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Roaring Four - Turbo Mode6.20ExcellentA golden, strong IPA.
Hawkshead - Dry Stone Stout4.50Not Tried
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Squawk - Roller4.00Not Tried

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About the Tap East

The pub sign. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional31
Excellent492
Good199
Acceptable73
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 395 times, seen 778 different beers and tried 525 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E20 1EE