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The River Ale House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Titanic - Plum PorterExcellent2
Oakham - Khyber PassExcellent2
Westerham - Family StoutExcellent1
Iron Pier - Comet & Target Joined at the HopExcellent1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal StoutExcellent2
Five Points - Brick Field BrownGood3
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 7Good1
Tonbridge - CountrymanGood1
Arbor Ales - Blue Sky Drinking Good1
Bridgehouse - Landlady IPAGood1
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Port StoutGood2
Hop Back - CitraAcceptable1
Canopy - Makers & DoersAcceptable1
Phipps NBC - Steam RollerAcceptable1
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - SeasiderAcceptable1
Acorn - Barnsley GoldNot Tried0
Wantsum - Black PigNot Tried0
Tonbridge - CoppernobNot Tried0
Iron Pier - Bullion IPANot Tried0
Canopy - Hike Coffee StoutNot Tried0
Crafty Brewing - Crafty OneNot Tried0
Westerham - Grasshopper Kent Red AleNot Tried0
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale AleNot Tried0
Pig & Porter - SkylarkingNot Tried0
Box Steam - Sin BinNot Tried0
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - AstrydNot Tried0
Downton - Downton DreamNot Tried0
Bristol Beer Factory - InfinityNot Tried0
Backyard - All EnglandNot Tried0
Downlands (formerly South Downs) - MosaicNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Table Beer Azacca & Amarillo-HoppedNot Tried0
Ilkley - Mary JaneNot Tried0
Phipps NBC - IPANot Tried0
Siren Craft - Suspended in EkuanotNot Tried0
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale AleNot Tried0
East London (ELB) - Pale AleNot Tried0
Picture 1. The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London
Stephen Harris

Visits Details

17 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Dogends of a local cribbage tournament in situ.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Khyber Pass5.50GoodSome loss of condition since two days ago
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Port Stout4.80AcceptableDefinite loss of condition since Sunday
Canopy - Makers & Doers5.00AcceptableDisappointing - did not enjoy
East London (ELB) - Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Siren Craft - Suspended in Ekuanot4.00Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale Ale3.60Not TriedRan out just before closing time
16 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Oakham - Khyber Pass5.50ExcellentTop form and a very full bodied ale
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Port Stout4.80Not Tried
Phipps NBC - IPA4.30Not Tried
Siren Craft - Suspended in Ekuanot4.00Not Tried
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - HPA Hoppy Pale Ale3.60Not Tried
Canopy - Makers & Doers5.00Not Tried
15 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Good humour and spirit here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Hanlons (formerly O'Hanlon's) - Port Stout4.80Excellent
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Seasider4.30AcceptableBroken yeasty head indicated condition not at its peak
Oakham - Khyber Pass5.50Not Tried
Ilkley - Mary Jane3.50Not Tried
Phipps NBC - IPA4.30Not Tried
Siren Craft - Suspended in Ekuanot4.00Not Tried
Canopy - Makers & Doers5.00Not Tried
12 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Phipps NBC - Steam Roller4.40AcceptableUnexciting and rather flat
Five Points - Brick Field Brown5.40AcceptableLast pint squeezed out of cask that had been on for five days. Drinkable but wished I had ordered something else
Downlands (formerly South Downs) - Mosaic4.80Not Tried
East London (ELB) - Table Beer Azacca & Amarillo-Hopped3.60Not Tried
09 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close. Small number in tonight only and lots of debate about the emerging Charlton Athletic FC ownership issues.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - No. 73.80Good
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal Stout4.60GoodSlight loss of edge
Five Points - Brick Field Brown5.40Good
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Astryd3.80Not TriedOne customer was glugging this like it had magic powers
Backyard - All England4.40Not Tried
Downton - Downton Dream4.80Not Tried
08 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds') - Oatmeal Stout4.60ExcellentFirst rate
Five Points - Brick Field Brown5.40Good
Thornbridge / Thornbridge Hall - Astryd3.80Not Tried
Downton - Downton Dream4.80Not Tried
Bristol Beer Factory - Infinity3.50Not Tried
05 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Westerham - Family Stout4.50ExcellentSurprisingly nourishing
Bridgehouse - Landlady IPA5.10Good
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Not TriedMust be nearing the end
Westerham - Spirit of Kent XXX Pale Ale4.00Not Tried
Pig & Porter - Skylarking4.00Not Tried
Box Steam - Sin Bin4.10Not Tried
02 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90ExcellentNo need to try any others here tonight
Hop Back - Citra4.00Not Tried
Tonbridge - Countryman4.00Not Tried
Westerham - Grasshopper Kent Red Ale3.80Not Tried
Iron Pier - Bullion IPA5.00Not Tried
01 Mar 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Titanic - Plum Porter4.90Excellent
Tonbridge - Countryman4.00Good
Hop Back - Citra4.00AcceptableNeeded more condition
Iron Pier - Bullion IPA5.00Not Tried
Canopy - Hike Coffee Stout4.50Not Tried
Crafty Brewing - Crafty One3.90Not Tried
26 Feb 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Skin of the teeth arrival before 11pm close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Iron Pier - Comet & Target Joined at the Hop3.80Excellent
Arbor Ales - Blue Sky Drinking 4.40Good
Acorn - Barnsley Gold4.30Not Tried
Wantsum - Black Pig4.80Not Tried
Tonbridge - Coppernob3.80Not Tried

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About The River Ale House

The pub sign. The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London

Summary of Beer Scores

 Total
Exceptional1
Excellent128
Good263
Acceptable84
Poor5

Website.

The pub is found in East Greenwich, Greater London, SE10 0RJ.

Micropub in former street corner lingerie and hosiery business premises and which opened on 13th September 2017. Comprises a front room with bar counter and with real ales and ciders served on gravity dispense from a temperature controlled cellar room behind the bar, and a rear room down one step. Bare-board flooring throughout and all seating at wall mounted high settles and hand made wooden high tables. CAMRA card holders' discount on pints and halves of real ale and cider. Pork pies and scotch eggs with all the trimmings are available as are some filled rolls. 4 pint take-home containers can be supplied. Card payments accepted. SPBW London Pub of the Year 2019. Local CAMRA branch 2019 Pub of the Year and its Cider Pub of the Year too in 2019 and 2020.

We have visited this pub 237 times, seen 853 different beers and tried 372 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 0RJ