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The Sovereign of the Seas (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - KiplingExcellent1
Banks's - ArcherExcellent1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurExcellent1
Vale - SPS Self Preservation SocietyExcellent1
Wadworth - Dungarvan O'Dwyer's Irish StoutExcellent1
Kent - PaleExcellent1
Purity - RivetExcellent1
Rockin Robin - Mildly RockinExcellent1
By The Horns - Bison American Pale AleExcellent1
RCH - BoadiceaGood1
Banks's - Feral Hop HogGood1
Acorn - Sovereign IPAGood1
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Holy GrailGood1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - HoptonGood1
Banks's - Devils Backbone Spider BiteGood1
Wychwood - Lighthouse Shipwreck IPAGood1
Sambrook's - WandleGood1
Hook Norton - Mountain Goat Hightail AleGood1
Batemans - Lincolnshire RedGood1
Marston's - Barley Brown's ESAGood1
Adnams - JesterGood1
Robinsons - MojoAcceptable1
Kissingate - Ruby Plum PorterAcceptable1
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Lord MarplesNot Tried0
Kent - PorterNot Tried0
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale AleNot Tried0
Kent - Hop DogNot Tried0
Westerham - Finchcocks OriginalNot Tried0
Hogs Back - HBBNot Tried0
Greene King - Abbot AleNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Foundation BitterNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Quadrant Oatmeal StoutNot Tried0
Hogs Back - Snout Winter StoutNot Tried0
Clarence & Fredericks - Cascadian BlackNot Tried0
Adnams - Golden Road California Breakfast AleNot Tried0
Caledonian - Merman XXXNot Tried0
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Townshend's JCIPANot Tried0
Sambrook's - JunctionNot Tried0
Hogs Back - Fresh SpringNot Tried0
Caledonian - Nøgne Ø Asian Pale AleNot Tried0
Greene King - George and the FlagonNot Tried0
Dark Star - OriginalNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - GuardsmanNot Tried0
Wimbledon - Common Pale AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

03 Aug 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11.30pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90ExcellentBack to the form I recall when it first came to the market perhaps?
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Guardsman4.20Not Tried
Wimbledon - Common Pale Ale3.70Not Tried
12 May 2015 (oz11)
Lunchtime. Didn't note all the beers on offer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Rockin Robin - Mildly Rockin3.70ExcellentStraight from the barrel, just waiting for a hand pump to become available.
Banks's - Feral Hop Hog5.60GoodJust slightly too sweet.
Dark Star - Original5.00Not Tried
21 Apr 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Many faces familiar after the exodus from One Inn The Wood Micropub's closing time earlier.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Pale4.00ExcellentIn beautiful nick
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Sambrook's - Junction4.50Not Tried
Hogs Back - Fresh Spring4.00Not Tried
Caledonian - Nøgne Ø Asian Pale Ale4.50Not Tried
Greene King - George and the Flagon4.50Not Tried
25 Mar 2015 (oz11)
Lunchtime. Otter's Progress coming soon.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Vale - SPS Self Preservation Society5.00Excellent
Wychwood - Lighthouse Shipwreck IPA6.50Good
Purity - Rivet4.00Not Tried
Adnams - Jester4.80Not Tried
Acorn - Sovereign IPA5.00Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Townshend's JCIPA5.50Not Tried
24 Mar 2015 (oz11)
Lunchtime.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Purity - Rivet4.00Excellent
Adnams - Jester4.80Good
Acorn - Sovereign IPA5.00Good
Caledonian - Merman XXX4.80Not Tried
Vale - SPS Self Preservation Society5.00Not Tried
Everards (see entries against Joule's & Robinsons from now on) - Townshend's JCIPA5.50Not Tried
Wychwood - Lighthouse Shipwreck IPA6.50Not Tried
18 Mar 2015 (oz11)
Lunchtime
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wadworth - Dungarvan O'Dwyer's Irish Stout4.50Excellent
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Holy Grail4.00Good
Hook Norton - Mountain Goat Hightail Ale4.50Good
Adnams - Golden Road California Breakfast Ale4.80Not TriedHad a little taste, not for me. Coffee in a pale ale?
Marston's - Barley Brown's ESA5.10Not Tried
17 Mar 2015 (oz11)
Lunchtime.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Banks's - Archer4.00Excellent
Banks's - Devils Backbone Spider Bite4.00Good
Batemans - Lincolnshire Red5.00Good
Marston's - Barley Brown's ESA5.10Good
RCH - Boadicea5.30Good
Robinsons - Mojo3.70Acceptable
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Holy Grail4.00Not Tried
Wadworth - Dungarvan O'Dwyer's Irish Stout4.50Not Tried
29 Jan 2015 (HSB)
14:00 Another new pub for me. Good choice of beer as it was London brewers week. I can recommend the Chicken Balti.
BeerABVScoreNotes
By The Horns - Bison American Pale Ale4.80ExcellentAmerican Pale Ale
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Foundation Bitter4.20Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Quadrant Oatmeal Stout5.80Not Tried
Hogs Back - Snout Winter Stout3.80Not Tried
Clarence & Fredericks - Cascadian Black5.00Not Tried
12 Jan 2015 (oz11)
Lunchtime, Adnams/Mateo & Bernabe Birra Armada available soon.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Good
Kissingate - Ruby Plum Porter4.80AcceptableFar too sweet for me.
Westerham - Finchcocks Original3.50Not Tried
Hogs Back - HBB3.70Not Tried
25 Nov 2014 (oz11)
Lunchtime
BeerABVScoreNotes
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Kipling5.20ExcellentPerfectly clear.
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Hopton4.30Good...but slightly hazy.
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Lord Marples4.00Not Tried
Kent - Porter5.50Not Tried
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Kent - Hop Dog4.50Not Tried

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About The Sovereign of the Seas

The pub sign. The Sovereign of the Seas, Petts Wood, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent132
Good221
Acceptable25
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Petts Wood, Greater London, BR5 1DG.

This Wetherspoon pub is located in Petts Wood's Queensway. Petts Wood is named after the Pett family. For more than 200 years they were the country's leading shipbuilders. In 1634, Phineas Pett designed Sovereign of the Seas for Charles I. The finest ship of her age, she sailed the seas until catching fire in 1697. Large inside and the bar sports 12 handpumps in 2 banks, each of 6.

We have visited this pub 168 times, seen 521 different beers and tried 354 of them.

Map location

Postcode: BR5 1DG