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Beer Available At Earl of Essex (Earl’s Brewery) (arranged by most recent)
Fourpure / Bear Republic Transatlantic Overdrive 59, Earl’s Saison VIII , Earl’s Pale Ale XVI , Siren Calypso Berliner Weisse - Mosaic 85, Thornbridge Lagom , Wiper and True Amber Ale Ella , Redwillow Faithless XL , Troubadour Imperial Stout 95, Siren / Stillwater Smoke Signal , Earl’s Saison VII , Mikkeller Spontanmandarin 93, Mikkeller Orange Yuzu Glad I Said Porter (Grand Marnier) 93, Earl’s IPA VI Black Rye , Earl’s Saison VI , Earl’s Orange and Ginger Porter , Earl’s Pale Ale XV , Mikkeller I Wish Gluten Free IPA 88, Earl’s Golden Raisin Saison , Earl’s Porter , Marble Antipodean
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AdiBeer (151) London, England | September 14, 2014
80 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 18/20
Very nice brewpub, great selection on tap. Beer garden on the back. Had surprisingly few Earl’s beers on offer.
rlgk (352) Göteborg, Sweden | September 1, 2014
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Quite nice brewpub. Good servic on a slow monday afternoon. Nice cask selection and a good bottle list. Worth a visit even if it takes some time to get there.
Ferris (725) Burnaby, British Columbia | August 14, 2014
84 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 13/15 FOOD 7/10 VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 18/20
A very nice bar, but the stunner is the great big garden in the back. Service was good and beer selection with the bottles is quite nice with a big range. Their own few beers were good as well. Food is nice. Overall a really nice stop I would recommend.
DanielBrown (285) Birmingham (via Leicester), England | May 16, 2014
94 AMBIANCE 5/5 SERVICE 9/10 SELECTION 15/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 18/20
Lovely area. Lovely pub. Fantastic selection of really great beers. Young, trendy punters. I love the church style beer board. One of the very best pubs.
Svesse (222) Hässelby, Sweden | May 11, 2014
76 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 14/20
(Visited Nov 2013) Modern pub in a residential area between Angel and Old Street stations. Visited on a Friday evening, so it was quite crowded, noisy and a bit gloomy. Young and fairly hip clientèle. Quite a large place with a long bar in front of you when entering. Available beers on a board on the wall to the left. Five or six cask ales according to the board, but most of them were gone, instead they had "some blond ale from Bristol, not on the list" (no more information available on that one). Interesting selection of keg beers, some from British micros and some from European or American breweries. The place is listed as a brewpub, but no evidence of brewing equipment or own beers were available. Service was friendly and efficient. Not really a great first impression, but the place seems to have some potential, so I’ll check it out again at a more favourable time. (Revisited Apr 2014) Came back on a Thursday afternoon in April, and this was a far better visit. They had 5 or 6 cask ales of good quality and around 15 keg beers, mainly from the UK, but also from Germany, Denmark and Spain. Friendly and efficient service. Nice place, worth a visit.
deeblo (68) London, England | April 27, 2014
82 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 12/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 8/10 OVERALL 17/20
A great neighborhood pub in Angel. Good beer selection that differs a bit from most other pubs in London. Occasionally they’ll have one of their own beers on. The prices are good for London and they’ll pour thirds of all draft beers. Nice beer garden out back with several tables. Friendly, efficient service. I’ve never had to wait long for a beer even when it’s packed. They hosted Zwanze day the past two years and did a great job.
sic1314 (415) Leiden, Netherlands | December 30, 2013
68 AMBIANCE 3/5 SERVICE 6/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 14/20
None of it’s own bar, as seems usual, Decent enough selection of keg and cask. Pricey but worth a visit.
beeroverwithme (149) Tønsberg, Norway | November 28, 2013
64 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 8/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 6/10 OVERALL 10/20
Excellent service and friendly staff. My problem, like at so many British pubs, is the similar tasting cask ales. There were five on cask and 13 on keg when I visited, but none of the casks impressed me, including Magic Rock Ringmaster, and the kegs were a mixture of boring Belgians (Steen brugge, come on!) And surprisingly boring pale ales from the US an UK. One tiny stout and that was it.
chrisv10 (111) , Denmark | November 1, 2013
70 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 10/15 FOOD N/A VALUE 7/10 OVERALL 14/20
Modern pub. Quite crowed. Small but interesting tap selection. None of their own beers where on. Ok service. Ok Prices.
Rasmus40 (215) Beder, Aarhus, Denmark | October 30, 2013
74 AMBIANCE 4/5 SERVICE 7/10 SELECTION 11/15 FOOD N/A VALUE N/A OVERALL 15/20
They didn’t have any of their own beers on at my visit, but they had enough different cask beers to satisfy me, although a few of them were on in several other London pubs at the same time. It was somewhat crowded at my visit on a Sunday afternoon and thus the service was a bit slow. Easy to combine with a visit to Craft Beer Co. Islington or to reach via tube.
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