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Royal Albert (Antic)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Arbor Ales - SummitExcellent2
Almasty - Hazelnut & Vanilla StoutExcellent1
Eight Arch - CorbelGood1
Siren Craft - Suspended in BlancGood1
Oakham - CitraGood1
Siren Craft - Suspended in MosaicGood1
Saltaire - Galaxy Pale AleGood2
Volden - AutumnGood1
Arbor Ales - MEGS BombGood1
Fyne - MaverickGood1
Good Chemistry - Shadow FutureGood1
Rooster's - Roots. Rock. Reggae. Good1
Siren Craft - Broken Dream Breakfast StoutGood1
Burning Sky - AuroraGood1
Titanic - Plum PorterGood1
Bad Seed - Chain RuleGood1
Almasty - Breakfast IPAAcceptable1
Moor - So'HopNot Tried0
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)Not Tried0
East London (ELB) - Peacock English Pale AleNot Tried0
Tiny Rebel - CwtchNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - JaipurNot Tried0
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)Not Tried0
Bad Seed - Slave of PassionNot Tried0
Siren Craft - Cold BloodedNot Tried0
Siren Craft - Suspended in CerealNot Tried0
Burning Sky - PlateauNot Tried0
Wild Weather - Carnival Crush Tropical Tart PaleNot Tried0
Picture 1. Royal Albert, New Cross, Greater London

Visits Details

14 Nov 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arbor Ales - Summit6.50ExcellentOn at least 4 days now and as excellent as on Sunday, its strength surely helps preserve its condition
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Almasty - Hazelnut & Vanilla Stout4.90Not Tried
Wild Weather - Carnival Crush Tropical Tart Pale4.50Not Tried
11 Nov 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. Noticeably quieter then your usual Sunday night.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arbor Ales - Summit6.50ExcellentExcellent heavy hitter, well balanced hopping
Almasty - Hazelnut & Vanilla Stout4.90ExcellentExcellent condition but a half was enough
Burning Sky - Plateau3.50Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Wild Weather - Carnival Crush Tropical Tart Pale4.50Not Tried
06 Nov 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Siren Craft - Suspended in Mosaic4.00GoodMurky as the name suggests, with a sharp hop taste
Almasty - Breakfast IPA6.00AcceptableNo idea what to make of this, the murkiest muddiest beer I think I have ever had. Balanced in taste but a real disappointment as an alleged IPA
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
28 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Burning Sky - Aurora5.60GoodSomething unusual about the taste profile that I did not recognise, but still good
Eight Arch - Corbel5.50Good
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Siren Craft - Cold Blooded5.00Not Tried
Volden - Autumn4.80Not Tried
Siren Craft - Suspended in Cereal4.00Not Tried
23 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Saltaire - Galaxy Pale Ale5.00GoodRather bland and one dimensional
Good Chemistry - Shadow Future4.20Good
Bad Seed - Slave of Passion3.80Not Tried
21 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Saltaire - Galaxy Pale Ale5.00Good
Arbor Ales - MEGS Bomb4.70Good
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Bad Seed - Slave of Passion3.80Not Tried
Good Chemistry - Shadow Future4.20Not Tried
14 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. More packed inside than usual with the downpour outside.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90GoodNot quite right
Siren Craft - Suspended in Blanc4.00GoodDon't know what to make of these scrumpy looking murk beers from Siren. This one with Hallertau Blanc, Simcoe & Citra
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Jaipur5.90Not TriedRan out
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
07 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fyne - Maverick4.20Good
Rooster's - Roots. Rock. Reggae. 6.40GoodGood nightcap, a half sufficed
Tiny Rebel - Cwtch4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Volden - Autumn4.80Not Tried
04 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. Stumped by the i newspaper's easy crossword, I left frustrated.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Citra4.20Good
Volden - Autumn4.80Good
East London (ELB) - Peacock English Pale Ale4.20Not Tried
30 Sep 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Siren Craft - Broken Dream Breakfast Stout6.50GoodHave had better
Bad Seed - Chain Rule4.60GoodAn American Pale, a style being stretched in its meaning! Certainly so in this case
Moor - So'Hop4.10Not TriedTaken off as fobbing so much it was unservable
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Volden - Autumn4.80Not Tried

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About the Royal Albert

The pub sign. Royal Albert, New Cross, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional2
Excellent88
Good134
Acceptable35
Poor4

Website.

The pub is found in New Cross, Greater London, SE14 6TJ.

Located in New Cross Road it could be in Deptford or New Cross. Almost universally described as the “best pub in the area” the Royal Albert has massively improved since its 2007 reversion to its proper name, after a time as the Paradise Bar, and reversion to proper pub values. Has a pubby space at the front and more of a dining room feel towards the rear, where there is an open view kitchen. Very handy for Deptford Bridge DLR or New Cross stations. Sports 8 handpumps, one of which regularly carries a cider.

We have visited this pub 161 times, seen 411 different beers and tried 204 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE14 6TJ