Cloudwater Brew Co

Cloudwater Brew Co

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The ranks of the Bermondsey Beer Mile have swollen plenty enough to incorporate breweries from outside the capital — Manchester's hop-ilicious Cloudwater among them.

It's meant to look like that. Probably.

There's a stark — or should that be vibrant — difference between Cloudwater's bar, and many of the others taking up residence beneath the railway arches here. It's clean, whitewashed and accentuated with palms and billowing sails bearing pretty Cloudwater designs. It almost feels like a bougie creche — somewhere you could drop off the kids here for an hour or two... come to think of it, we did see a pram.

Crikey, how many beers had we had by this point?

The menu is a kaleidoscope ranging from dank IPA the colour of ditchwater (but infinitely tastier, we might add) to a blood orange and passionfruit sour with vanilla. One way or other, your bouche will be amused.

This is the kind of book we can get on with

All serves come as a designated ⅓, ½ or ⅔, depending on the beer, and £4 a whack. Pints appear to be outlawed altogether, although we didn't explicitly ask for one. We've seen Cloudwater staunchly defend their beer prices — and who are we to say what they should be charging — but bear in mind these are pours to savour. Preferably, as the chap opposite us was, with a graphic novel on the history of beer.

And indeed it was

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Last updated February 2020.

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Address: 73 Enid Street | Cloudwater London 73 Enid Street, London SE16 3RA

Monday: Closed

Tuesday: Closed

Wednesday: 3pm-10pm

Thursday: 3pm-10pm

Friday: 3pm-10pm

Saturday: 12pm-10pm

Sunday: 12pm-8pm

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