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The George Staples (Stonegate Pub Co)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Green Hop Ale 2019Good2
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - Kodiak GoldGood1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea ShellsGood1
Bexley - Howbury 23 New Zealand PaleAcceptable1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideAcceptable7
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Holy GrailAcceptable1
Manning Brewers (Born of Man) - Cave-ManAcceptable1
Sharp's - Doom BarNot Tried0
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)Not Tried0
Adnams - Ghost ShipNot Tried0
Nelson - Admiral IPANot Tried0
Elephant School (sub-brand of Brentwood)/ XT Brewing Collaboration - Buzz LightbeerNot Tried0
Brains - SA GoldNot Tried0
Sharp's - AtlanticNot Tried0
Gun - Project Babylon Pale AleNot Tried0
Nelson - SiriusNot Tried0
Adnams - Southwold BitterNot Tried0
Brentwood - GoldNot Tried0
Colchester - Flaming GunNot Tried0
Brentwood - Super OverNot Tried0
Shepherd Neame - The Faversham Steam Brewery - Whitstable Bay Pale Ale Not Tried0
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire Gold (or Spitfire Golden Ale)Not Tried0
Brentwood - Marvellous Maple MildNot Tried0
Brentwood - LumberjackNot Tried0
Brains - The Rev James OriginalNot Tried0
Brentwood - Spooky MoonNot Tried0
Old Dairy - Green Hop Fuggle Bitter (2019)Not Tried0
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's Seafarers AleNot Tried0

Visits Details

18 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Good
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Green Hop Ale 20194.80GoodIf this was the same cask as last Monday then it had kept in fine form, lovely bitter sweet hopping
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - Gale's Seafarers Ale3.60Not Tried
11 Nov 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Green Hop Ale 20194.80GoodSurprisingly good on a very quiet Monday night with little cask moving
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10AcceptableLooked good condition, head etc but just tasteless as LP is so often theseadays
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Brains - The Rev James Original4.50Not Tried
Brentwood - Spooky Moon3.80Not Tried
Old Dairy - Green Hop Fuggle Bitter (2019)4.20Not Tried
28 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Manning Brewers (Born of Man) - Cave-Man4.20AcceptableTaster did not endear. Later saw a pint poured so tried it. OK just.
Bexley - Howbury 23 New Zealand Pale4.30AcceptableSome unexpected haze
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Brentwood - Lumberjack5.20Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - The Faversham Steam Brewery - Whitstable Bay Pale Ale 3.90Not Tried
21 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until just before close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Black Sheep - Monty Python's Holy Grail4.00AcceptableResembles wet water with some bitterness. A chore
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Brentwood - Marvellous Maple Mild3.70Not Tried
Brentwood - Lumberjack5.20Not Tried
15 Oct 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Found out the hard way that the CAMRA discount has been reduced from 20% to 10%.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Beartown (latterly part of Manning Brewers) - Kodiak Gold4.00GoodIn fine form
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - She Sells Sea Shells4.70GoodGood bitter
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Brentwood - Marvellous Maple Mild3.70Not Tried
Brentwood - Lumberjack5.20Not Tried
23 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening. Very sparsely populated tonight. Wassup with Mondays?
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10AcceptableA degree or two too chilled
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - The Faversham Steam Brewery - Whitstable Bay Pale Ale 3.90Not Tried
Shepherd Neame - Spitfire Gold (or Spitfire Golden Ale)4.10Not Tried
Colchester - Flaming Gun4.80Not Tried
Brentwood - Super Over4.40Not Tried
19 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Late evening visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10GoodTasting as I suppose it probably should
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Adnams - Southwold Bitter3.70Not Tried
Brentwood - Gold4.30Not Tried
Colchester - Flaming Gun4.80Not Tried
Brentwood - Super Over4.40Not Tried
09 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit. Almost empty.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10AcceptableTemperature good, usual variable Pride taste
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Atlantic4.20Not Tried
Gun - Project Babylon Pale Ale4.60Not Tried
Nelson - Sirius3.70Not Tried
04 Sep 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Acceptable
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Brains - SA Gold4.30Not Tried
Sharp's - Atlantic4.20Not Tried
Gun - Project Babylon Pale Ale4.60Not Tried
Nelson - Sirius3.70Not Tried
20 Aug 2019 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10AcceptableWho knows what London Pride should taste like anymore, so very variable. Death of a once great beer?
Sharp's - Doom Bar4.00Not Tried
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)3.60Not Tried
Adnams - Ghost Ship4.50Not TriedNew round clip with colourful graphics
Nelson - Admiral IPA4.00Not Tried
Elephant School (sub-brand of Brentwood)/ XT Brewing Collaboration - Buzz Lightbeer4.50Not Tried

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About The George Staples

The pub sign. The George Staples, Blackfen, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent4
Good14
Acceptable19
Poor-

Website.

The pub is found in Blackfen, Greater London, DA15 8PR.

A rambling building formerly the Woodman, it was built in 1845 but was demolished and rebuilt in 1931 by Reffells Brewery when large-scale building began in the area. Recently renamed after the original landlord. Used by many in the old days as a sliproad roadhouse just off the A2 Rochester Way. Very large inside and a major emphasis on TV screens for sport. An honest boozer with a Wetherspoon's style. 6 handpumps. A 10% discount on real ales for card carrying CAMRA members plus a buy 5 get 6th one free loyalty card on ales, the latter for everyone. Refurbished and relaunched in December 2018. Large TV screens showing sport in all parts of the pub.

We have visited this pub 27 times, seen 68 different beers and tried 24 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA15 8PR