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The Taproom SE18 (Hop Stuff Brewery (Molson Coors))

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Brew York - Brew York Brew YorkExcellent1
Howling Hops (Brewed at Hackney Wick) - Chocolate StoutExcellent1
Brew York - JarsaExcellent1
Brockley - Pale AleExcellent2
Hop Stuff - Earl Grey PaleExcellent1
Hop Stuff - San Agustín PorterExcellent1
Gipsy Hill - BounderGood1
Hop Stuff - FusilierGood2
Hop Stuff - Single Hop AzaccaAcceptable1
Crate - RyeAcceptable1
Wylam - GalatiaPoor1
Five Points - Railway PorterNot Tried0
Bexley - Golden AcreNot Tried0
Hackney - Kentucky CommonNot Tried0
Hackney - Amber AleNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal StoutNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - Single Hop CitraNot Tried0
Hackney - English IPANot Tried0
Crate - APANot Tried0
Caveman (latterly a cuckoo at Leatherbritches) - PalaeolithicNot Tried0
Hop Fuzz - Bullion BombNot Tried0
Gipsy Hill - WayfarerNot Tried0
Windsor & Eton - MaracanãNot Tried0
London Brewing Co. - SkylineNot Tried0
Hackney - Golden AleNot Tried0
Oakham - Shot in the DarkNot Tried0
RedWillow - SmokelessNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - A.P.A. (Arsenal Pale Ale)Not Tried0
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Docker's Delight BitterNot Tried0
Ghost - WraithNot Tried0
Wild Beer Co. - Wild in the CaskNot Tried0
Roaring Four - El Dorado Session IPANot Tried0
Marble - Manchester BitterNot Tried0
Hop Stuff - Mjango Unchained Not Tried0
Hop Stuff - Single Hop Cascade + LemongrassNot Tried0
Picture 1. The Taproom SE18, Woolwich, Greater London

Visits Details

30 Apr 2018 (Philip Pirrip)
Mid evening visit. Clearly less emphasis on cask here with only 3 of the 8 handpumps in use. Presume Hop Stuff here believes its future lies in fizz beer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wylam - Galatia3.90PoorAt £5.10 I expect perfection not a hazy tired beer which this was. No mention of being unfined on the pumpclip so assume must be offish. A chore to drink then took the opportunity to skedaddle
Hop Stuff - Fusilier4.30Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Single Hop Cascade + Lemongrass3.60Not TriedClip did not mention it but the menu blackboard said Hop Stuff / Charles Wells so not sure what is going on with this one
26 Oct 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brew York - Jarsa3.70ExcellentBrew York is producing some great beers
Hop Stuff - Single Hop Azacca3.80AcceptableStaff confirmed that this is unfined, very hazy
Marble - Manchester Bitter4.20Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Fusilier4.30Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal Stout4.80Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Mjango Unchained 4.50Not TriedA taster was most disappointing with a seeming lack of any mango flavour in a mango beer
19 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Howling Hops (Brewed at Hackney Wick) - Chocolate Stout5.00ExcellentA rich meal
Hop Stuff - A.P.A. (Arsenal Pale Ale)3.80Not Tried
Ghost - Wraith3.80Not Tried
Wild Beer Co. - Wild in the Cask3.60Not Tried
Roaring Four - El Dorado Session IPA4.20Not Tried
04 Jul 2017 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until 11pm close. First visit for a while and heard of plans to open another Taproom in Deptford as part of a potentially burgeoning chain.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brew York - Brew York Brew York4.90ExcellentA top notch well balanced APA, good enough for a second one
RedWillow - Smokeless5.70Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Fusilier4.30Not Tried
Hop Stuff - A.P.A. (Arsenal Pale Ale)3.80Not Tried
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Docker's Delight Bitter4.20Not Tried
08 Jan 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Very nice here in the late afternoon, after a southwards voyage on the Free Ferry.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Stuff - Earl Grey Pale3.50ExcellentA bit cold and well-carbonated from some form of keggery. But a great tea smell and lovely Earl Grey flavours. Give me a tea-flavoured beer over a coffee one any day.
Hop Stuff - San Agustín Porter6.70ExcellentA black beer with a very rich taste. Toasted malt and (unexpectedly) black cherry.
Hop Stuff - Fusilier4.30GoodA really satisfying pint after long riverside walking.
Hackney - Golden Ale4.00Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal Stout4.80Not Tried
Oakham - Shot in the Dark4.10Not Tried
23 Aug 2016 (ChrisE)
My first visit here and I was impressed. We took advantage of the Camra discount.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brockley - Pale Ale4.10Excellent
Windsor & Eton - Maracanã4.00Not Tried
London Brewing Co. - Skyline5.30Not Tried
23 Aug 2016 (Magnus Greel)
1630 visit a few others in. Fairly pleasant environment. Three out of six possible beers available.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Brockley - Pale Ale4.10ExcellentDry fruity peppery. Superb.
Windsor & Eton - Maracanã4.00Not Tried
London Brewing Co. - Skyline5.30Not Tried
26 Jul 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. Few inside but more at barrel tables out the front
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hop Stuff - Fusilier4.30GoodNew design of pump clip
Caveman (latterly a cuckoo at Leatherbritches) - Palaeolithic3.80Not Tried
Hop Fuzz - Bullion Bomb5.00Not Tried
Gipsy Hill - Wayfarer4.60Not Tried
15 Nov 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening last knockings visit until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Gipsy Hill - Bounder4.40GoodRather cloying
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Oatmeal Stout4.80Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Single Hop Citra4.20Not Tried
Hackney - English IPA5.60Not Tried
Crate - APA5.40Not Tried
08 Nov 2015 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening until close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Crate - Rye5.50AcceptableHeavy, hazy, hazy. Slow drinking with lack of natural carbonation. Good lip licking bitterness though
Five Points - Railway Porter4.80Not Tried
Hop Stuff - Fusilier4.30Not Tried
Bexley - Golden Acre4.00Not Tried
Gipsy Hill - Bounder4.40Not Tried
Hackney - Kentucky Common4.50Not Tried
Hackney - Amber Ale4.40Not Tried

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About The Taproom SE18

The pub sign. The Taproom SE18, Woolwich, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional-
Excellent9
Good4
Acceptable5
Poor2

Website.

The pub is found in Woolwich, Greater London, SE18 6GD.

Opened on 22nd October 2015 in the Woolwich Arsenal development in Major Draper Street at the end of a terrace next to the Tesco Express. Down the alley to the right of the Dial Arch pub then turn right. Downstairs is a low ceilinged bar with bare brick walls, uncovered ventilation ducting and a long bar with initially 8 handpumps but now only 4. Up a spiral staircase for extra seating and a dining area selling pizza based comestibles. Effectively the tap for the nearby Hop Stuff Brewery which now produces only keg beers.

We have visited this pub 13 times, seen 43 different beers and tried 17 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE18 6GD