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The Jolly Fenman (Greene King)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Otter - BitterGood2
Greene King - London GloryGood1
Westerham - Alt EgoGood1
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London PrideNot Tried0
Greene King - IPANot Tried0
Black Sheep - Best BitterNot Tried0

Visits Details

14 Nov 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Unsuccessful late evening visit. Even before closing times all 4 handpumps lines were out of use for cleaning. An 'arfer Arthur Guinness knocked back quickly then on the road again. Noted the range is normally all Greene King real ales and real cider is no longer sold here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
07 Mar 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close. Since the owning pub company joined the Greene King stable the range has lost any adventurous edge. Shan't revisit until that changes.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Greene King - London Glory4.10GoodHas the GK twang backtaste
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
03 Dec 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Otter - Bitter3.60GoodMuch better
Otter - Bitter3.60AcceptableFirst out for a while I reckon
Greene King - IPA3.60Not Tried
Black Sheep - Best Bitter3.80Not Tried
04 Jun 2014 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Poorly lit, I thought at first it was closed for the night but lively inside. Keen on real ales and especially a range of 4 ciders.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Westerham - Alt Ego4.00Good£3.13 pp before discount
Fuller's (part of Asahi Europe) - London Pride4.10Not Tried

About The Jolly Fenman

The pub sign. The Jolly Fenman, Blackfen, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

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Exceptional-
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Good3
Acceptable1
Poor-

Website.

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

In Blackfen Road a substantial detached building set back from the road with its own car park. Opened in 1957 in a suburban area. In the 1980s had its own micro-brewery for a while. Most recently refurbished, smartened up and made much brighter inside in autumn 2017. 4 handpumps. 10% real ale discount for card carrying CAMRA members.

We have visited this pub 4 times, seen 6 different beers and tried 3 of them.

Map location

Postcode: DA15 8SW