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The River Ale House (Freehouse)

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Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Weird Beard - Mariana TrenchExcellent1
Kent - MandarinaExcellent1
Leatherbritches - Hop TropicExcellent1
Iron Pier - Bullion IPAExcellent4
Franklins - Exit Through The TaproomGood3
White Rose (Sheffield) - Gecko and the BunnymenGood2
Northern Whisper - YammerhouseGood2
Iron Pier - BitterGood1
Kent - Old JamaicaGood5
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Green & GoldGood1
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Miller's Ale (originally 4.5%)Good3
Iron Pier - CitraGood1
Iron Pier - Heritage: X MildAcceptable1
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good LordAcceptable1
Iron Pier - Long FerryPoor1
Weird Beard - Bat Oat of HellPoor1
Milestone - Lion's PrideNot Tried0
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Goodness Gracious Me Green HopNot Tried0
Northern Monk - Eternal Session IPANot Tried0
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Green & Pale East Kent Goldings Green Hop AleNot Tried0
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - GenesisNot Tried0
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Styrian CardinalNot Tried0
Milestone - Rich RubyNot Tried0
Surrey Hills - Shere DropNot Tried0
Franklins - LawlessNot Tried0
Picture 1. The River Ale House, East Greenwich, Greater London
Stephen Harris

Visits Details

24 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until a curfew exodus into teeming rain.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Iron Pier - Bitter4.00GoodNew cask on - lacking the dry sharpness of a bitter I look for
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Green & Gold5.30GoodJust a half swigged at curfew
Iron Pier - Citra4.50GoodMore citrus than a well balanced Citra single hopper should be
Iron Pier - Heritage: X Mild4.40AcceptableNot a good example of the style
Milestone - Rich Ruby4.50Not TriedRan out
Surrey Hills - Shere Drop4.20Not TriedRan out
Franklins - Lawless3.80Not Tried
21 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until the usual rushed 21:59:59 chuck out.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Northern Whisper - Yammerhouse4.50Good
Iron Pier - Bullion IPA5.00Good
Kent - Old Jamaica5.10AcceptableNow tired after 6 days
Milestone - Rich Ruby4.50Not Tried
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Genesis3.50Not TriedRan out
Weird Beard - Bat Oat of Hell4.00Not Tried
Iron Pier - Long Ferry3.90Not Tried
20 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until curfew time, not a second later.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Iron Pier - Bullion IPA5.00Excellent
Kent - Old Jamaica5.10GoodTiring
Northern Whisper - Yammerhouse4.50Good
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Genesis3.50Not Tried
Weird Beard - Bat Oat of Hell4.00Not Tried
Iron Pier - Long Ferry3.90Not Tried
18 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until curfew close. Light loading tonight here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Iron Pier - Bullion IPA5.00Excellent
Kent - Old Jamaica5.10Good
Iron Pier - Long Ferry3.90PoorA rare Iron Pier failure. Poured totally flat and to be honest tasted of tepid water
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Genesis3.50Not Tried
Northern Whisper - Yammerhouse4.50Not Tried
Weird Beard - Bat Oat of Hell4.00Not TriedUgh still on sale
17 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening of no mixin', minglin' nor meeting times, outside the household, until curfew kick out.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Old Jamaica5.10Excellent
Iron Pier - Bullion IPA5.00Excellent
Weird Beard - Bat Oat of Hell4.00PoorTasting notes spoke of a slight haze not a London peasouper. At £4.50pp the most expensive beer ever here. Thank the Lord I only had a half
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Genesis3.50Not Tried
Weird Beard - Mariana Trench5.30Not TriedRan out as I ordered, not even a half could be squeezed out
Northern Whisper - Yammerhouse4.50Not Tried
Iron Pier - Long Ferry3.90Not TriedOnly the menu but not ready after spiling plus settling time
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Styrian Cardinal4.50Not TriedRan out
16 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until a massed rank exodus spot on curfew time.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Weird Beard - Mariana Trench5.30ExcellentNew cask today - first rate
Kent - Old Jamaica5.10ExcellentNew cask on today, full bodied, full taste although I got only the bitterness of the ginger but full on toffee
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Genesis3.50Not Tried
Weird Beard - Bat Oat of Hell4.00Not TriedNot on as not settled fully in cask
Franklins - Exit Through The Taproom3.80Not Tried
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Styrian Cardinal4.50Not Tried
15 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until curfew's mass exodus on to the pavement. The beer range got a bit short and the vodka had run out too.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Miller's Ale (originally 4.5%)4.20GoodTiring somewhat
Franklins - Exit Through The Taproom3.80GoodHolding up well after a few days
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good Lord5.00Not TriedHanging on in there but not for me
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Goodness Gracious Me Green Hop4.80Not TriedRan out
Leatherbritches - Hop Tropic4.20Not TriedRan out
White Rose (Sheffield) - Gecko and the Bunnymen4.20Not TriedRan out
14 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until curfew close hurried evacuation. Much discussion about when Covid further restrictions will be hoisted.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Miller's Ale (originally 4.5%)4.20Good
Franklins - Exit Through The Taproom3.80Good
White Rose (Sheffield) - Gecko and the Bunnymen4.20Good
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good Lord5.00Not Tried
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Goodness Gracious Me Green Hop4.80Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hop Tropic4.20Not Tried
13 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until curfew close.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - The Miller's Ale (originally 4.5%)4.20Good
Franklins - Exit Through The Taproom3.80GoodCitrus edge alas
White Rose (Sheffield) - Gecko and the Bunnymen4.20GoodCitrus edge alas
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good Lord5.00Not Tried
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Goodness Gracious Me Green Hop4.80Not Tried
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Green & Pale East Kent Goldings Green Hop Ale3.80Not Tried
Leatherbritches - Hop Tropic4.20Not Tried
11 Oct 2020 (Philip Pirrip)
Evening visit until the exalted and fearsome bewitching curfew hour.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Kent - Mandarina4.50Excellent
Leatherbritches - Hop Tropic4.20ExcellentIn fine form but not one destined to tempt me to have a second one
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Good Lord5.00AcceptableA porter as flat as a Shrove Tuesday's pancake, no life
Milestone - Lion's Pride3.80Not Tried
Goody Ales - Bleangate Brewery - Goodness Gracious Me Green Hop4.80Not Tried
Northern Monk - Eternal Session IPA4.10Not Tried
Canterbury Ales (sometimes badged as Canterbrew) - Green & Pale East Kent Goldings Green Hop Ale3.80Not 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
Exceptional2
Excellent164
Good301
Acceptable107
Poor7

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 278 times, seen 905 different beers and tried 418 of them.

Map location

Postcode: SE10 0RJ