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The Wheel Alehouse opened today at 1200 and closes at around 2pm - it will open again at 5pm until 9pm(ish)

The amazing 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!):-
Dark Star Brewery's HopheadSession Beer (3.8%)
Mighty Oak's Star ManDark Porter (Porter 4.5%)
Rooster's Brewery's YPA - Yorkshire Pale AlePale, Aromatic, Summer Ale (Summer Ale 4.1%)
Springhead Brewery's Left LionChestnut Ale - with a rich, creamy head, and flavours of malt and plenty of hops, leading to a perfectly balanced dry finish (Chestnut Ale 4%)

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 Beverage
We currently have no records of which refreshments are about to be offered.
But there are records of a further 6 refreshments on the stillage - so, there is hope!

On the Stillage
Landlord Alan says that the following 6 ales are waiting on the stillage:-
Isla Vale's Short 'N' StoutStout - with a secret hint of something a little special. (Stout 5%)
Arundel's CastleTawny Bitter (3.8%)
Mighty Oak's Bingle JellsDark, yet fruity, seasonal ale (Dark Ale 5.2%)
Mighty Oak's Santa's SecretAmber best bitter, with an intense hop flavour (Amber Ale 4%)
Mighty Oak's Making MerryFull Bodied, Golden Ale (Golden Ale 4.5%)
Salopian's SpiralGolden Ale (4%)

Beers Due In Soon
Admiral Al says that the following 5 beverages are ordered and due for delivery to the Wheel soon:-

We do not have a date for delivery of any of the ales listed below. This could be bad - it might mean they might never arrive. Or they could already be here. Who knows, but our great leader forgot to tell us the date
Isla Vale's Bosun's BestDark Session Bitter (Best Bitter 4.2%)

Delivery expected: Thursday, 8th December 2016
Old Dairy Brewery's Snow TopWinter Warmer (6%)
Old Dairy Brewery's Copper TopPremium bitter (Bitter 4.1%)
Old Dairy Brewery's Gold TopGolden Fruity Ale (Fruity Ale 4.3%)
Old Dairy Brewery's Red TopBest Bitter (Bitter 3.8%)

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