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Boxcar Brewery & Taproom (Brewery Tap)

Beer (sort)Average Score (sort)No. Samples (sort)
Boxcar - AmethystExcellent1
Boxcar - Dark MildExcellent1
Boxcar - Power CutExcellent1
Boxcar - Best BitterExcellent1
Boxcar - VelvetteExcellent1
Boxcar - Vegan Milkshake IPAExcellent1
Boxcar - Super MoonExcellent1
Boxcar - Rainy CityExcellent1
Boxcar - Amen BreakExcellent1
Boxcar - Table BeerExcellent1
Boxcar - Home Over ThereExcellent1
Boxcar - Pulse XExcellent1
Boxcar - Native PlaceExcellent1
Boxcar - Let Go of Letting GoExcellent1
Boxcar - AbstractionExcellent1
Boxcar - Dream WindowGood1

Visits Details

05 Mar 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Only a handful of customers here tonight, including a couple I had already seen at the Bethnal Green Tavern earlier.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Best Bitter4.60ExcellentFrom key-keg. This absolutely nails the style. John Smith's Smooth it ain't.
Boxcar - Super Moon5.00ExcellentFrom key-keg. Cloudy and hoppy.
07 Feb 2020 (Stephen Harris)
Mid-evening and it's the busiest I have seen it here.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Amethyst5.30ExcellentFrom key-keg. Murky gold. A delightful Enigma hop showcase. White grapes and pineapple.
10 Jan 2020 (Stephen Harris)
I only have time for a quick pint in here tonight. Not even that in fact as I order two-thirds of a pint.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Native Place4.60ExcellentFrom key-keg. Smooth and fruity and sherbety.
13 Dec 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Early evening and not well-populated here tonight.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Rainy City5.50ExcellentFrom key-keg. An appropriate London name just now. This is an initially sweet but ultimately hoppy Saison.
Boxcar - Home Over There6.50ExcellentFrom key-keg. A particularly good NEIPA. soft, yeasty fruitiness combined with a little hop bitterness.
30 Nov 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Passing through on the way home.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Dark Mild3.60ExcellentFrom key-keg. If only all Milds tasted this good. Coffee and fruit flavours.
Boxcar - Velvette7.20ExcellentFrom key-keg. A big, luscious, chocolatey Porter.
25 Oct 2019 (Stephen Harris)
It's a bit chilly in here tonight and I'm pleased to be sat near the fire.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Pulse X5.30ExcellentFrom keg dispense. Good hops (Enigma) and a solid malt base.
Boxcar - Let Go of Letting Go6.00ExcellentSoft and exceptionally fruity with some bitterness in the finish.
20 Sep 2019 (Stephen Harris)
A quick visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Dream Window5.60GoodFrom key-keg. Massive fruity hop flavours and a bit of a hop burn.
13 Sep 2019 (Stephen Harris)
Meeting here tonight with an old friend who is making his first visit.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Table Beer3.60ExcellentFrom key-keg. A fantastic hop aroma. Just-squeezed hop flavour.
29 Aug 2019 (Stephen Harris)
I'm one of the first customers through the door on the first official night of opening. Great beer.
BeerABVScoreNotes
Boxcar - Abstraction5.20ExcellentA thick, hoppy, fruity beer in NEIPA style.
Boxcar - Power Cut6.40ExcellentFine, fruity hops and a short finish.
Boxcar - Vegan Milkshake IPA6.00ExcellentComplex. Made without lactose.
Boxcar - Amen Break5.90ExcellentA sharp, hoppy, manic, strong Wheat Beer.

About the Boxcar Brewery & Taproom

Summary of Beer Scores

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Good1
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Website.

The pub is found in Bethnal Green, Greater London, E2 6JY.

A double railway arch in Bethnal Green, one housing the microbrewery, the other a bijoux taproom which opens at weekends. It began operations in August 2019, the Boxcar beers having formerly been brewed in Hackney. No cask beers are available here.

We have visited this pub 9 times, seen 16 different beers and tried them all.

Map location

Postcode: E2 6JY