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The George (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Southwark - Borough Market Brown AleExcellent2
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurExcellent1
Oakham - Green Devil IPA Cask AgedGood1
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Yakima Valley ABAGood1
Titanic - Plum PorterGood2
Redemption - American Brown AleGood1
Oakham - InfernoGood1
Ringwood - Old ThumperAcceptable1
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Wimbledon - Copper LeafNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer)Not Tried0
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
Oakham - Green Devil IPANot Tried0
Oakham - PreacherNot Tried0
By The Horns - Stiff Upper Lip (downgraded from 3.8% in 2023)Not Tried0
Tillingbourne - Falls GoldNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Greedy GooseNot Tried0
Oakham - Winter WispNot Tried0
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)Not Tried0
Greene King - Rocking RudolphNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Saltaire - White ChristmasNot Tried0
Greene King - AbbotNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Silent Knight of the GarterNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Portobello - Ho Ho HoNot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked LadiesNot Tried0
Southwark - Single Hop Series SticklebractNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Father ThamesNot Tried0
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - ResolutionNot Tried0
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - Mister SquirrelNot Tried0
Rudgate - Evil ElfNot Tried0
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale AleNot Tried0

Visits Details

24 Jan 2024 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Rare for a beer to be shown as available when it is not here - but happened in upper bar tonight with Kirkstall Three Swords.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Redemption - American Brown Ale4.40GoodPerhaps rather too fresh - an intensely bitter brown ale
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer)4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
19 Jan 2024 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90GoodGood but still not totally balanced
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
Wimbledon - Copper Leaf4.00Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer)4.50Not Tried
Oakham - Green Devil IPA Cask Aged6.00Not Tried
17 Jan 2024 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90GoodGood but had much better before
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not Tried
Sambrook's - Pumphouse Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
Wimbledon - Copper Leaf4.00Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin IPA (was Ruby Beer)4.50Not Tried
Oakham - Green Devil IPA Cask Aged6.00Not Tried
12 Jan 2024 (Philip Pirrip)
Brief evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Yakima Valley ABA4.80GoodGood but I have had much better
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not Tried
Oakham - Inferno4.00Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - Resolution4.20Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - Mister Squirrel4.00Not Tried
20 Dec 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Total re-run of last night almost to the minute, until close but with just a new beers not on.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Southwark - Borough Market Brown Ale4.50ExcellentIn top form stil
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Silent Knight of the Garter3.80Not Tried
Portobello - Ho Ho Ho4.80Not Tried
19 Dec 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Absolutely last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Southwark - Borough Market Brown Ale4.50ExcellentBeing no lover of Southwark output I was surprised at how good this was
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Silent Knight of the Garter3.80Not Tried
Portobello - Ho Ho Ho4.80Not Tried
Southwark - Single Hop Series Sticklebract5.00Not Tried
15 Dec 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Very busy, no doubt with Christmas nearing.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Green Devil IPA Cask Aged6.00GoodNot quite right. Very flavoursome but a haze that should not be there
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
By The Horns - Stiff Upper Lip (downgraded from 3.8% in 2023)3.40Not Tried
Tillingbourne - Falls Gold4.20Not Tried
Hook Norton - Greedy Goose4.20Not Tried
Oakham - Winter Wisp4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Rocking Rudolph4.20Not Tried
Saltaire - White Christmas4.80Not Tried
08 Dec 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Both upper and lower floor bars with most unusually depleted cask ranges.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Inferno4.00GoodGood but far too fresh
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not Tried
Oakham - Green Devil IPA6.00Not TriedPoured and served as sludge, must be next end of cask. Swapped out with good grace
Oakham - Preacher4.30Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
05 Dec 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90ExcellentSuperb nightcapper as a snip of a price too
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Father Thames4.80Not Tried
Rudgate - Evil Elf4.00Not Tried
28 Nov 2023 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10AcceptableCondition OK but have had better. Seemed overly malty to me. Did not actually enjoy. Maybe just something wrong with it albeit no off-flavours
Greene King - IPA (was 3.6%)3.40Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Naked Ladies4.40Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Father Thames4.80Not Tried

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About The George

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent31
Good26
Acceptable8
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Croydon, Greater London, CR0 1LA.

In George Street, a large, town centre J D Wetherspoon pub. Close to East Croydon railway station and always busy. Right by George Street tram stop on the town centre loop of this line. Inside the bars are on 2 levels with the lower bar having 11 handpumps and the upper bar at the rear having 6 handpumps and the beers on offer may vary between the 2.

We have visited this pub 51 times, seen 169 different beers and tried 43 of them.

Map location

Postcode: CR0 1LA