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The Gate Clock (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Exmoor - ExmasExcellent1
Greene King - Abbot AleExcellent5
Maxim - SamsonExcellent1
Lacons - AffinityExcellent1
Greene King - IPAGood1
Vale - Good KingGood2
Hook Norton - Old HookyAcceptable1
Reedley Hallows - Nook of PendleAcceptable1
Kelham Island - Pale RiderAcceptable1
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Butcombe - Bitter (or Original Beer)Not Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood HobgoblinNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Exmoor - GoldNot Tried0
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)Not Tried0
Brains - SANot Tried0
Dorset Brewing Company - Durdle DoorNot Tried0
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - FireflyNot Tried0
Ringwood - Old ThumperNot Tried0
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Twelve DaysNot Tried0
Blindmans - IcarusNot Tried0
Woodforde's - Tinsel ToesNot Tried0
Batemans - Rosey NoseyNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruby AbbotNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Not Tried0
Daleside - Santa's ProgressNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Visits Details

09 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Exmoor - Exmas5.00ExcellentClassically smooth tasting
Vale - Good King5.00GoodRather harsh ruby red bitter
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedClip showing but not available. Continuing lack of customer service here yet so easy to resolve. Turn the clip round!
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Daleside - Santa's Progress4.20Not Tried
08 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentFast moving I guess and being well looked after here
Vale - Good King5.00GoodSweetish brew
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Daleside - Santa's Progress4.20Not Tried
Exmoor - Exmas5.00Not Tried
05 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentExcellent form and good for glugging
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Batemans - Rosey Nosey4.90Not Tried
Blindmans - Icarus4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Ruby Abbot5.20Not TriedTypical 'Spoon's, clip showing but not available. How do they live with this?
01 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Reedley Hallows - Nook of Pendle5.00AcceptableCould have done with more condition
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Hook Norton - Twelve Days5.50Not TriedClip showing so ordered it, to be told it was not available. No attempt to remove clip or turn clip round. What do we need to do to get into JDW's thickheads that this is an appalling practice?
Blindmans - Icarus4.50Not Tried
Woodforde's - Tinsel Toes4.40Not Tried
24 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodAcross London the current batch seems more acidic bitter than when at its best
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Firefly3.70Not Tried
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
17 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Maxim - Samson4.00ExcellentIn very fine form
Lacons - Affinity4.80Excellent2nd great beer here tonight
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Brains - SA4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedNot on but clip showing, will they EVER learn
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Dorset Brewing Company - Durdle Door5.00Not TriedRan out
12 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. Oh for the ploys used to cajole us out as soon after midnight as possible!!!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentSuperb. Best beer of the evening by far
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)4.10Not Tried
10 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kelham Island - Pale Rider5.20Acceptable
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedAllegedly ran out as I ordered. Clip turned round by guess who
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not Tried
Eagle (was Wells & Young's, was Charles Wells, was Wells) - Bombardier (was Bombardier Glorious English)4.10Not Tried
04 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. No Abbot again, clip had to be turned round again in accord.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - IPA3.60GoodA mad snip at £1.69pp
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Butcombe - Bitter (or Original Beer)4.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
03 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60AcceptableTaste OK but not sure about condition
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedClip showing making an invitation to treat, however not available when ordered. Easy to turn clip round as I did, why can't the staff?
Butcombe - Bitter (or Original Beer)4.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried

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About The Gate Clock

The pub sign. The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent22
Good29
Acceptable14
Poor1

Website.

The pub is found in Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 9RB.

Located in the very heart of central Greenwich in Creek Road. It is effectively part of the Cutty Sark for Maritime Greenwich Docklands Light Railway Station complex. Advertises some of the latest Wetherspoon closing times anywhere. This Wetherspoon pub takes its name from the clock fixed to the gate of the Greenwich Observatory, in 1851, which is known throughout the world for telling Greenwich Mean Time. 10 handpumps in 2 banks, each of 5 downstairs, and 4 more in the upstairs bar which has more limited opening hours.

We have visited this pub 49 times, seen 129 different beers and tried 36 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 9RB