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The Watch House (Wetherspoon)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Greene King - Abbot AleGood6
Shepherd Neame - Bishops FingerGood3
Ringwood - FortyninerAcceptable1
Adnams - BroadsideNot Tried0
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin GoldNot Tried0
Elgood's - A Christmoose CarolNot Tried0
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled HenNot Tried0
Greene King - Ruddles BestNot Tried0
Hook Norton - Old HookyNot Tried0
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)Not Tried0
Oakham - Below ZeroNot Tried0
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)Not Tried0
Picture 1. The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

Visits Details

08 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Last knockings visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
05 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
After midnight early morning visit. All national brands again today.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
01 Jan 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
28 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Early morning after midnight visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00Acceptable
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedTaster was far from inspiring
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
22 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Very brief after midnight early morning visit. The beer range and my experience of one expedited my departure.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00PoorA premonition lead me to a half which required lemonade splashes to make tolerable
Adnams - Broadside4.70Not Tried
Marston's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Ruby Beer (was Hobgoblin)4.50Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Oakham - Below Zero4.10Not Tried
Elgood's - A Christmoose Carol3.90Not Tried
11 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00ExcellentAbbot has been excellent recently, wherever well kept
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire (or Spitfire Amber Ale)4.20Not Tried
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
04 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Good
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
03 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until midnight close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90AcceptableJury is out on this
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not TriedRan out as I ordered
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00Not Tried
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Not TriedTired taster
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
01 Dec 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
After midnight early morning visit until 1am close. Same beer range as yesterday.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00Good
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried
30 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
After midnight early morning visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shepherd Neame - Bishops Finger5.00GoodGood full bodied strong bitter
Greene King - Morland Old Speckled Hen4.50Not Tried
Greene King - Abbot Ale5.00Not Tried
Ringwood - Fortyniner4.90Not Tried
Hook Norton - Old Hooky4.60Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Greene King - Ruddles Best3.70Not Tried
Banks's - Wychwood Hobgoblin Gold4.20Not Tried

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About The Watch House

The pub sign. The Watch House, Lewisham, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional4
Excellent125
Good190
Acceptable81
Poor23

Website.

The pub is found in Lewisham, Greater London, SE13 6JP.

A busy pub that's small by Wetherspoon's standards. Bookshelves around internal pillars make views across the floor difficult. A bit like a chameleon it changes clientele during the day attracting market folk whilst the street market is open then a mixed group of faces later on. Here staff do get to know their customers. Sports 2 banks each of 6 handpumps.

We have visited this pub 364 times, seen 707 different beers and tried 310 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE13 6JP