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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Brew York - NarcissusExcellent1
Great Heck - ChristopherExcellent1
Beatnikz Republic - Comeback TourExcellent1
Hale Brewing - SakuraExcellent1
Turning Point - Swim to the MoonExcellent1
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) Excellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderExcellent1
Beatnikz Republic - 2AM PoetExcellent1
Tap East - Gyle 500Excellent2
New Bristol - Passionfruit on the RocksExcellent1
McColl's - Session SorachiExcellent1
Tap East - Experimental Red AleGood1
Blackjack - Dead Man's HandGood1
Twisted Barrel - Pixel JuiceGood1
Tap East - Experimental Table BeerGood1
Cwrw lâl (also see Community Brewing) - Kia Kaha!Good1
Blackjack - Mo' Mild Mo' ProblemsGood1
Tap East - Tonic AleNot Tried0
Salopian - Kangaroo CourtNot Tried0
Tap East - No. 6 BlondeNot Tried0
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter Not Tried0
Nene Valley - Egyptian CreamNot Tried0
Heavy Industry - 77Not Tried0
Big Hand - SpectreNot Tried0
Redemption - Big ChiefNot Tried0
Tap East - East End MildNot Tried0
New Bristol - Lemon Jelly IPANot Tried0
Tryst - Carronade IPANot Tried0
Tap East - IPANot Tried0
Beatnikz Republic - Leather SoulNot Tried0
Tap East - Session IPANot Tried0
Redemption - Rock the KazbekNot Tried0
Tap East - New England PaleNot Tried0
Beatnikz Republic - City LightsNot 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

06 Jul 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Saturday evening until late. Bar almost empty at this time.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Turning Point - Swim to the Moon3.30ExcellentA low-strength, sweet Stout. Coffee and chocolate.
Tap East - Experimental Table Beer2.60GoodGolden murk. Lightweight, hoppy and a touch spicy.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Experimental Red Ale3.80Not Tried
Tap East - New England Pale4.10Not Tried
Beatnikz Republic - City Lights4.00Not Tried
16 Jun 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Late evening. Quiet. A cask Mild was also available but I forgot to jot down its name.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Gyle 5007.10ExcellentI could drink dangerous amounts of this stuff.
Tap East - Experimental Red Ale3.80Good
Redemption - Rock the Kazbek4.00Not Tried
14 Jun 2019 (ChrisE)
Evening visit for a pint whilst waiting for a train home, the noise from a music system was so loud that I wished that I had waited on the platform instead. At least the beer was good. There was also a Cardomom and Berry Milk Stout on offer but I forgot to note the brewer and ABV.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Blackjack - Mo' Mild Mo' Problems4.00Good
Redemption - Big Chief5.50Not Tried
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Tap East - Gyle 5007.10Not TriedI was about to try this until I noticed the ABV.
11 Jun 2019 (Stephen Harris)
8pm. Pub in shoppers' haven mode at this time.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30ExcellentFresh and tasty.
Tap East - Gyle 5007.10ExcellentA spiced, strong, Milk Stout in excellent form. Close to 5 stars.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
05 Jun 2019 (Stephen Harris)
The usual busy throughput of early evening customers. A new burger menu has been launched, but no takers during my visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beatnikz Republic - Comeback Tour4.50ExcellentA well-balanced, golden beer with lots of fruity hops.
Blackjack - Dead Man's Hand4.10GoodLight malt and fruity hops. Overall quite dry.
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Beatnikz Republic - Leather Soul4.60Not Tried
Tap East - Session IPA4.00Not Tried
12 May 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Sunday evening quiet session.
BeerABVScoreNotes
New Bristol - Passionfruit on the Rocks5.00ExcellentA kind of beer/ fruit juice cocktail.
Brew York - Narcissus4.10ExcellentHigh hop content.
Tryst - Carronade IPA4.20Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - IPA6.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
11 Apr 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Early to mid evening visit, a launch off point for a journey into Kent.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30ExcellentAn apt choice as about to invade Kent myself
Redemption - Big Chief5.50Not Tried
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
New Bristol - Lemon Jelly IPA4.90Not Tried
19 Mar 2019 (Stephen Harris)
At the height of the evening rush.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hale Brewing - Sakura5.50ExcellentFrom a keg. Very unusual. Cherry blossom and rye, with champagne yeast.
Twisted Barrel - Pixel Juice4.00GoodA murky, soft, juicy beer with zero bitterness. Peachy.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Heavy Industry - 774.90Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Big Hand - Spectre4.50Not Tried
15 Mar 2019 (ChrisE)
Time for a pint before catching a train home.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Great Heck - Christopher4.50Excellent
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried
Salopian - Kangaroo Court4.00Not Tried
Tap East - No. 6 Blonde4.10Not TriedAdvertised as 4.3% abv today.
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Nene Valley - Egyptian Cream4.50Not Tried
20 Feb 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beatnikz Republic - 2AM Poet3.80ExcellentA very good, hazy, pale golden hopfest.
McColl's - Session Sorachi4.60ExcellentUnexpectedly, this turns out to be a Saison. Very nice though.
Cwrw lâl (also see Community Brewing) - Kia Kaha!4.30GoodVery pale. Light and dry.
Tap East - Tonic Ale3.00Not Tried

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About the Tap East

The pub sign. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional30
Excellent465
Good180
Acceptable67
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 365 times, seen 709 different beers and tried 480 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E20 1EE