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The Door Hinge (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Hop Back - Summer LightningExcellent1
Kent - CobnutExcellent1
Abbeydale - HeathenExcellent1
Rockin Robin - RPAExcellent1
Kent - ZeusExcellent2
Old Dairy - Green Hop (2018 with Goldings)Excellent1
Mallinsons - S.P.A.Excellent1
Kent - CitraExcellent1
Oakham - CitraExcellent1
Saltaire - South Island PaleExcellent1
Arbor Ales - MosaicExcellent1
Old Dairy - Copper TopExcellent1
Rockin Robin - Stoutly RobinExcellent1
Burning Sky - AuroraExcellent1
Dark Revolution - AtomicGood1
Wylam - GalatiaGood1
Arbor Ales - Shangri-la Not Tried0
Arbor Ales - Blue Sky Drinking Not Tried0
Mighty Oak - Flying SuitcaseNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Cascade IPANot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde MildNot Tried0
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - HopfestNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Maldon GoldNot Tried0
Mighty Oak - Here Comes SummerNot Tried0
Moor - RevivalNot Tried0
Rockin Robin - Robin RedbestNot Tried0
Electric Bear - Big Up Wai-TaiNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London
Picture 2. The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London
Michael Croxford

Visits Details

12 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close. The Guv left closing up to the sub-Guv for the night.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Citra4.20ExcellentBest of this I've had for a long time
Old Dairy - Copper Top4.10Excellent
Burning Sky - Aurora5.60ExcellentFirst out of new cask, flavour flavour flavour
Electric Bear - Big Up Wai-Tai4.80Not Tried
06 Oct 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Old Dairy - Green Hop (2018 with Goldings)4.00Excellent4½* Superb green hop bitter, one to drown in
Moor - Revival3.80Not Tried
Rockin Robin - Robin Redbest4.00Not Tried
28 Sep 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Abbeydale - Heathen4.10ExcellentIn excellent condition but not to my taste. Says it is an American Pale, more a lemon juice job!
Dark Revolution - Atomic3.80GoodPre-warned it was unfined
Rockin Robin - Stoutly Robin4.50Not Tried
13 Sep 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 9pm close. Dave's birthday in full celebration.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wylam - Galatia3.90GoodArguments how it should be pronounced!
Mighty Oak - Maldon Gold3.80Not TriedRan out
Rockin Robin - Stoutly Robin4.50Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Here Comes Summer3.90Not Tried
05 Sep 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 9pm close. Too late to avail of the cheese and pate night snacks.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Saltaire - South Island Pale3.50Excellent
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde Mild3.70Not Tried
Mad Squirrel (formerly Red Squirrel) - Hopfest3.80Not Tried
01 Sep 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close. Had been very busy earlier with a Welling Utd home match.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Mallinsons - S.P.A.3.80Excellent
Rockin Robin - Stoutly Robin4.50Not Tried
24 Aug 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Back - Summer Lightning5.00ExcellentRay the Guv here is the master of Summer Lightning, the best I know even country-wide
Rockin Robin - RPA3.90ExcellentA good honest bitter
Mighty Oak - Oscar Wilde Mild3.70Not Tried
18 Aug 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Arbor Ales - Mosaic4.00ExcellentFirst out of a new cask. Like having handfuls of hops thrown in your face
Rockin Robin - Stoutly Robin4.50Excellent
Saltaire - South Island Pale3.50Not TriedRan out
Mighty Oak - Cascade IPA6.20Not TriedOff sale as inadvertently disturbed whilst tilting, left to settle again
14 Aug 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Afternoon visit, rewarding myself for local chores completion. New beers coming on as I left for tonight's Welling Utd home match crowd.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Citra4.50ExcellentFirst out of new cask, tongue-tinglingly bitter
Kent - Zeus4.50ExcellentDefinitely Zeus not Zeuz after being shown the cask label
Arbor Ales - Blue Sky Drinking 4.40Not Tried
Mighty Oak - Flying Suitcase4.00Not TriedJust on as I left
11 Aug 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 10pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Cobnut4.10ExcellentHow Cobnut should taste!
Kent - Zeus4.50ExcellentA new beer for me, pumpclip could be read as "Zeuz" too
Arbor Ales - Shangri-la 4.20Not Tried

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About The Door Hinge

The pub sign. The Door Hinge, Welling, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional15
Excellent289
Good67
Acceptable13
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Welling, Greater London, DA16 1TR.

Located in Welling High Street this is Greater London's first Micropub and it follows the East Kent model initiated by Martyn Hillier at The Butchers Arms in Herne. Opened Friday 15th March 2013. For many years a corn chandler's shop selling, amongst other things, millet for bird seed. Most recently an electrical lighting shop. Planning permission received for conversion to a Micropub in late 2012. Has a separate cooled cask room with wooden gravity stillage which can be viewed through a window in the main bar. Real ales, ciders and wine are served to a small bar counter by the stillage room door. Lined glasses in regular use. One main front bar and a smaller rear quiet room with a real fire and comfortable seating leading to a Unisex toilet. The main bar comprises wall mounted bench seating and normal height tables. The pub name does not refer to its previous use but is a family joke which you must ask the landlord to explain. Opening hours amended in January 2014 are: Sunday 12-3, Monday Closed, Tuesday to Thursday 3-9, Friday 3-10 & Saturday 12-10. CAMRA Bexley Branch Pub of the Year for 2014 - not bad after just one year of being open. CAMRA Greater London Regional Pub of the Year 2014, deserved and even more astounding.

We have visited this pub 191 times, seen 326 different beers and tried 228 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA16 1TR