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The Gate Clock (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Greene King - Abbot AleGood9
Marston's - Old Empire IPAGood1
Portobello - Hedgerow Pale AleAcceptable1
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Bishops FingerNot Tried0
Fire Island (sub-brand of Evan Evans) - BuffaloNot Tried0
Oakham - JHBNot Tried0
Portobello - Home Turf PaleNot Tried0
By The Horns - Diamond GeezerNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Koh-i-noor IPANot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - Conqueror Black IPANot Tried0
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand BitterNot Tried0
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
Truman's - BlindsideNot Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Ringwood - FortyninerNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Not Tried0
Exmoor - GoldNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Rooster's - YankeeNot Tried0
Ringwood - Old ThumperNot Tried0
Sambrook's - WandleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Gate Clock, Greenwich, Greater London

Visits Details

06 Sep 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit. Only one queue for serving at the bar which seemed to form rather too close to where I was sitting.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodGood malty, sharp bitter balance
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Rooster's - Yankee4.30Not Tried
Sambrook's - Wandle3.80Not TriedNever my choice
16 Aug 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Acceptable
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
09 Aug 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Latish evening visit. Seemed as if Covid precautions here were pretty much voluntary.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00AcceptableTasted run of the mill, Had the strength, but little depth of flavour
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not TriedNothing learnt here. Clips all showing but beer was off
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Exmoor - Gold4.50Not Tried
17 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Quick in and out bus change visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodGood nightcapper
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand Bitter3.80Not Tried
Truman's - Blindside4.20Not Tried
15 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close. More restrained attempts to clear the floor at closing time!
BeerABVScoreNotes
Marston's - Old Empire IPA5.70GoodGood nightcap
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Twickenham (also uses sub-brand Old Hands) - Grandstand Bitter3.80Not Tried
Truman's - Blindside4.20Not Tried
12 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
By The Horns - Diamond Geezer4.90Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Koh-i-noor IPA4.50Not Tried
Windsor & Eton - Conqueror Black IPA5.00Not Tried
Portobello - Hedgerow Pale Ale4.50Not Tried
09 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Portobello - Hedgerow Pale Ale4.50AcceptableSharp bitterness
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00PoorMurk but with no off flavours, must be end of cask that should not really have been served. Swapped with a good grace
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
By The Horns - Diamond Geezer4.90Not TriedPut on late primarily for tomorrow
Windsor & Eton - Koh-i-noor IPA4.50Not Tried
08 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00GoodA slightly more astringent bitterness than usual
Oakham - JHB3.80Not Tried
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Portobello - Home Turf Pale4.30Not Tried
Portobello - Hedgerow Pale Ale4.50Not Tried
01 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentFirst rate clarity, head, lacing and condition
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Fire Island (sub-brand of Evan Evans) - Buffalo4.60Not TriedIf a pumpclip can not give the convoluted true brewing provenance I usually give it a miss
23 Feb 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Old Thumper5.10Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried

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About The Gate Clock

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

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent29
Good49
Acceptable21
Poor3

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 77 times, seen 172 different beers and tried 48 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 9RB