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Mirth, Marvel & Maud (Antic)

We believe this building is NO LONGER a pub

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Franklins - Optimist Toast Wit’ Orange Excellent1
TicketyBrew - Session IPAExcellent1
Volden - PorterExcellent1
Shiny - New MoonExcellent1
Whitstable - Kent Coast Hoppy Pale AleExcellent1
Rooster's - Roots. Rock. Reggae. Excellent1
Wild Card - Ace of SpadesExcellent1
Hammerton - N7Excellent1
Good Chemistry - Time LapseGood1
Redemption - Pineapple Kazbek Good1
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Salvation! Pale AleGood1
Adnams - Old AleGood1
Bad Seed - Salted Smoked Maple AleAcceptable1
Wild Card - Jack of ClubsNot Tried0
Volden - VIMNot Tried0
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)Not Tried0
Ilkley - Fireside PorterNot Tried0
Sharp's - AtlanticNot Tried0
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)Not Tried0
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)Not Tried0
Truman's - AttaboyNot Tried0
Liverpool Organic - 24 Carat GoldNot Tried0
Franklins - English GardenNot Tried0
Signature Brew - Red WedgeNot Tried0
Titanic - Plum PorterNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - JamboreeNot Tried0
Whitstable - Native BitterNot Tried0
Siren Craft - Yu LuNot Tried0

Visits Details

13 Oct 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Relaxed on a Sunday evening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Good Chemistry - Time Lapse3.80GoodA malty, amber Bitter.
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
19 Feb 2019 (Stephen Harris)
News has reached me that the old Granada Cinema is to reopen later this year (hooray) but that means this pub will inevitably close (boo). I feel that I ought to pop in.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Adnams - Old Ale4.10GoodNuts and toffee.
Franklins - English Garden3.80Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
Siren Craft - Yu Lu3.60Not Tried
15 Aug 2018 (Stephen Harris)
It seemed very quiet in here in the early evening and it was only when I was leaving that I realised there were a lot of people in the garden. I get the feeling that cask beer is a bit of a side-line at this pub.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Whitstable - Kent Coast Hoppy Pale Ale3.90ExcellentPale, crisp and hoppy.
East London (ELB) - Jamboree4.80Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
16 Jun 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening and I met up with a couple of friends here after work. Surprisingly, we seemed to be almost the only customers.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Shiny - New Moon3.70ExcellentA pale, hoppy beer in the APA style. Good enough to have two.
Whitstable - Native Bitter3.70Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried
03 May 2017 (Stephen Harris)
Here for the East London & City CAMRA Pub of the Year presentation. A good evening all round, and pleased to discover that a CAMRA discount is now available here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hammerton - N75.20ExcellentAn excellent, hoppy beer on sparkling form here.
Franklins - Optimist Toast Wit’ Orange 4.90ExcellentA full-blown, cloudy, Wheat Beer, heavily flavoured with orange.
Redemption - Pineapple Kazbek 4.00GoodA pale beer where the Kazbek hops are drowned out by the addition of pineapple juice.
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Jamboree4.80Not Tried
30 Sep 2016 (Stephen Harris)
Quite busy in mid-evening – the big draw seems to be the ground floor cocktail bar. Dave receives a flurry of texts asking about his whereabouts and referring to the advanced state of preparedness of his dinner – so we call it a day.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Rooster's - Roots. Rock. Reggae. 6.40ExcellentStrong, pale, citrusy IPA. Dominated, I thought, by pineapple tastes. I like this sort of thing, lots of people don’t.
Franklins - English Garden3.80Not Tried
Signature Brew - Red Wedge4.70Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
07 Sep 2016 (Stephen Harris)
I have business this evening in the ‘Stow and there is just time for a swift early evening pint in here. A little garden area has opened in a yard to the side of the building.
BeerABVScoreNotes
One Mile End Brew Co. (formerly Mulligans at the White Hart and then WH Brew Pub) - Salvation! Pale Ale4.40GoodGolden with a chill haze. Very sharp and lemony and bitter.
Liverpool Organic - 24 Carat Gold4.20Not Tried
13 Feb 2016 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening. A must see after Stephen Harris's glowing report. Lots to explore, the friendly customers jostled side by side to be served at the small bar counter. I did see too many short measures of cask beer sold but never on fizz beers - staff training?? Always amazed to see kiddies' pop cans, 330ml of craft fizz beer being sold for upwards of £4.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Volden - Porter5.20ExcellentBy far the best Volden beer I have had to date
Sharp's - Coaster (or Cornish Coaster)3.60Not Tried
Truman's - Attaboy4.60Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not TriedRan out
11 Feb 2016 (Stephen Harris)
Words cannot describe what a lovely pub this is. A nice new touch is that films are being projected on to the white wall above the entrance. Tonight it was a black and white, pre-spaghetti era western starring John Wayne.
BeerABVScoreNotes
TicketyBrew - Session IPA3.50ExcellentGolden and yummy. Tastes of apricots and citrus fruits, as it says on the label.
Bad Seed - Salted Smoked Maple Ale4.30AcceptableAmber/orange in colour and cloudy (unfiltered and unfined). A rather brave mix of flavours which overall was too sweet for me.
Ilkley - Fireside Porter4.20Not Tried
Sharp's - Atlantic4.20Not Tried
Volden - Session (or Session Ale)3.80Not Tried
30 Dec 2015 (Stephen Harris)
An astonishingly huge new pub in Walthamstow – already busy and popular after just a few days of opening.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Wild Card - Ace of Spades4.70ExcellentA very nice, black Porter.
Wild Card - Jack of Clubs4.50Not Tried
Volden - VIM3.80Not Tried
Volden - Pale (formerly Pale Ale)4.60Not Tried

About the Mirth, Marvel & Maud

The pub sign. Mirth, Marvel & Maud, Walthamstow, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

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Exceptional-
Excellent8
Good4
Acceptable1
Poor-

The pub is found in Walthamstow, Greater London, E17 4QH.

A new pub opened in December 2015 in the historic, Grade II-listed former Granada Cinema in Hoe Street, Walthamstow town centre. The premises had lain empty for several years and there had been several controversial redevelopment plans. The pub is vast and on three open-plan levels; yet this is in fact just the entrance foyer of the former cinema. Plans for usage of the rest of the building are still under consideration. The bar space features chandeliers and neo-classical pillars. Black and white films are projected, without sound, high up on the foyer wall. The bar counter with real ale is located down several steps at the back and is equipped with 6 handpumps. Local CAMRA branch Pub of the Year 2017. Closed January 2020 for redevelopment.

We have visited this pub 10 times, seen 28 different beers and tried 13 of them.

Map location

Postcode: E17 4QH