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Tap East (Utobeer)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) Excellent1
Tap East - Session IPAExcellent1
Tap East - Gyle 500Excellent2
London Beer Factory - Dance Juice v.2Excellent1
New Bristol - Passionfruit on the RocksExcellent1
Brew York - NarcissusExcellent1
Beatnikz Republic - Comeback TourExcellent1
Nene Valley - Big Bang TheoryExcellent1
Turning Point - Swim to the MoonExcellent1
Blackjack - Mo' Mild Mo' ProblemsGood1
Steam Machine - Matalyan Apricot Milkshake IPAGood1
Tap East - Experimental Red AleGood1
Blackjack - Dead Man's HandGood1
Acorn - GorlovkaGood1
Tap East - Experimental Table BeerGood1
Little Critters - Shire HorseAcceptable1
Tap East - Experimental Pale AleAcceptable1
Tryst - Carronade IPANot Tried0
Tap East - Tonic AleNot Tried0
Tap East - IPANot Tried0
Tap East - No. 6 BlondeNot Tried0
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter Not Tried0
Beatnikz Republic - Leather SoulNot Tried0
Redemption - Big ChiefNot Tried0
Redemption - Rock the KazbekNot Tried0
Tap East - East End MildNot Tried0
Tap East - New England PaleNot Tried0
Beatnikz Republic - City LightsNot Tried0
Acorn - KashmirNot Tried0
By The Horns - TropikaNot Tried0
Acorn - Old Moor PorterNot Tried0
Acorn - Barnsley BitterNot Tried0
Tap East - Coffee in the Morning (has been 5.7% too)Not Tried0
RedWillow - WeightlessNot Tried0
Little Critters - Little HopperNot 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

14 Aug 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Coat, jumper and hat staying on given the weather.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Nene Valley - Big Bang Theory5.30ExcellentA really nice beer from a brewery whose beers I have not encountered in ages.
Acorn - Gorlovka6.00GoodStrong Stout.
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
RedWillow - Weightless4.20Not Tried
Tap East - Experimental Table Beer2.60Not Tried
Tap East - Experimental Pale Ale4.20Not TriedThe Session IPA with a different hop regime, apparently.
04 Aug 2019 (Stephen Harris)
A couple of evening beers here with Phil G, who is back from a day out in Folkestone.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Steam Machine - Matalyan Apricot Milkshake IPA4.90GoodFrom keg.
Tap East - Experimental Pale Ale4.20AcceptableA hazy Pale. Very fruity. Lacking bitterness.
Acorn - Old Moor Porter4.40Not Tried
Acorn - Barnsley Bitter3.80Not 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
21 Jul 2019 (Stephen Harris)
An extra here on the way home from a good day at the Epping and Ongar Railway Beer Festival.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Tap East - Session IPA4.00ExcellentFresh and fruity.
Acorn - Kashmir4.70Not Tried
Tap East - East End Mild3.50Not Tried
Tap East - Experimental Red Ale3.80Not Tried
By The Horns - Tropika4.50Not Tried
Tap East - Experimental Table Beer2.60Not Tried
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
29 Apr 2019 (Stephen Harris)
BeerABVScoreNotes
London Beer Factory - Dance Juice v.25.80ExcellentFrom keg dispense. Some welcome life to it after the previous beer. A juicy hop bomb.
Little Critters - Shire Horse4.30AcceptableAn ordinary Bitter in flat condition.
Tap East - A.P.A. (American Pale Ale) 4.30Not Tried
Tap East - Boleyn Bitter 3.80Not Tried
Little Critters - Little Hopper3.60Not Tried
Tap East - Gyle 5007.10Not Tried

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About the Tap East

The pub sign. Tap East, Stratford, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional30
Excellent470
Good183
Acceptable69
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 371 times, seen 723 different beers and tried 489 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E20 1EE