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The Pembury Tavern (Five Points Brewery)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Castle Rock - In BloomExcellent1
Siren Craft - AzaccattackExcellent1
Castle Rock - IPA: CitraExcellent1
Five Points - Railway PorterExcellent9
Five Points - Hook Island RedExcellent2
Milton - PegasusNot Tried0
Five Points - Five Points PaleNot Tried0
Five Points - Best Fuggles HopsNot Tried0
Milton - SaturnaliaNot Tried0
Milton - SpartaNot Tried0
Five Points - Best Fuggles HopsNot Tried0
Lost and Grounded - BitterNot Tried0
Milton - NeroNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Pembury Tavern, Hackney, Greater London
Picture 2. The Pembury Tavern, Hackney, Greater London

Visits Details

16 Mar 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Starting to get busy here for tonight's Quiz as the 'stay out of pubs' news breaks.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80ExceptionalImmaculate.
Siren Craft - Azaccattack6.10ExcellentFrom key-keg and excellent.
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
Lost and Grounded - Bitter4.40Not Tried
09 Mar 2020 (Stephen Harris)
My regular Monday evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Castle Rock - IPA: Citra5.90ExcellentCloudy gold. Soft and fluffy.
Milton - Nero5.00Not Tried
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
02 Mar 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Not for the first time, I find myself in here for a Monday evening pizza and a pint.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80ExcellentI can't visit without having a pint of this.
Castle Rock - In Bloom4.50ExcellentClear gold. Fresh and heavily-hopped; citrus and herbal.
Milton - Sparta4.30Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
27 Feb 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Meeting my friend Dave R in here for a beer and then a stroll around some less-familiar pubs in the area.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80ExcellentVery mellow tonight.
Milton - Saturnalia5.30Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
24 Feb 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80Excellent
Five Points - Hook Island Red6.00Excellent
Milton - Saturnalia5.30Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
20 Feb 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Thursday evening crowds.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80ExcellentBlack and creamy and chocolatey.
Milton - Saturnalia5.30Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
28 Jan 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80ExcellentFresh tasting and chocolatey.
Five Points - Hook Island Red6.00ExcellentHeavy, hoppy, caramely Red.
Milton - Pegasus4.10Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
10 Jan 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Standard beer and pizza call.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80ExcellentEver excellent.
Milton - Pegasus4.10Not Tried
Five Points - Hook Island Red6.00Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
02 Jan 2020 (Stephen Harris)
It feels distinctly like a Monday today, so my autopilot brought me here to eat pizza.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80ExcellentA chocolatey Porter.
Milton - Pegasus4.10Not Tried
Five Points - Hook Island Red6.00Not Tried
Five Points - Five Points Pale4.40Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried
30 Dec 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Last visit of the year.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80Excellent
Milton - Sparta4.30Not Tried
Five Points - Hook Island Red6.00Not Tried
Five Points - Best Fuggles Hops4.10Not Tried

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About The Pembury Tavern

The pub sign. The Pembury Tavern, Hackney, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional9
Excellent88
Good65
Acceptable34
Poor11

Website.

The pub is found in Hackney, Greater London, E8 1JH.

This pub was built in around 1866 and for many years was a Trumanís house. By the 1970s it was best known as a live music venue. The pub was refurbished in 1983 and by 1986 had been acquired by Banks & Taylor Brewery. Closed for five and a half years from 1998, it re-opened but led a precipitous existence until acquired by Milton Brewery in 2006. In May 2018 the keys passed to the nearby Five Points Brewery. It is a large, stone and brick building on a busy junction near Hackney Downs and Central railway stations. The long wooden bar has 6 handpumps (down from 16 in Miltonís time). There is a bar billiards table, a pizza kitchen and a small outside seating area beside the road junction.

We have visited this pub 84 times, seen 229 different beers and tried 161 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E8 1JH