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Today, the Wheel Alehouse will open at noon and close at around 2pm, before opening again from 5pm until 9pm(ish).

The popular micropub in Birchington

A larger than average micro-pub in Thanet, that sells a myriad of Real Ale, Premium Lager, Cider & Wine. Being somewhat different, The Wheel also offers a small selection of spirits (including Vodka, Dark Rum, Brandy, Port and Gin & Tonic).


Current Brews
Below are the 4 ales that are currently believed to be on offer at the Wheel Alehouse - but remember, some/all of these could have sold-out by the time you get there (so, phone the man at the wheel, Captain Alan, on 07826 130927 to find out exactly how many pints, if any, are left in each barrel!):-
Hopback's Admiral Traditional Bitter (3.8%)
Settle's Dragon FireGolden Ale (5%)
Isla Vale's Bosun's BestUnique to The Wheel - Isla Vale specially created this ale for The Wheel. And you'll only ever get it in The Wheel Alehouse (Best Bitter 4.2%)
Cotleigh Brewery's Sorachi Japanese Ale (4.3%)

There are details of the next beer, the ones to follow and those on delivery below

Aptly for a business located in such a maritime area, the Wheel is a proud sponsor of the Royal National Lifeboat Institution

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RNLI presentation

These pictures show good-old Alan getting an award from the local RNLI.
(Wendy Teale, George Washer, Bob Anstice and Robert Teale - we even have Carl, the Quiz Master, in some of these!).
The Wheel managed to raise the highest RNLI contribution in this area for a year - yet it had only been open for just over six months when it got this award.
The Wheel Alehouse is a proud sponsor of the RNLI - EVERY £2 quiz entry fee is given to the RNLI.

The Next Ale
We currently have no records of which refreshments are about to be offered.
But there are records of a further 7 refreshments on the stillage - so, there is hope!

On the Stillage
Alan, The Landlord, says that the following 7 ales are waiting on the stillage:-
Mighty Oak's Monkey Puzzle Ruby Ale (4.5%)
Maxim Brewery's AzaccaPale Ale (4.3%)
Outstanding Brewery of Bury's Black IPABlack IPA (4.8%)
Mighty Oak's Captain BobAmber Bitter (Bitter 3.8%)
Mighty Oak's Maldon GoldGolden Ale (3.8%)
Mighty Oak's Oscar WildeDark Mild (Mild 3.7%)
Empire Brewery's Forbidden IPAIPA (5.2%)

On Order

We currently have no records of which ale are due to be delivered soon.

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