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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 largest 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!):-
Old Dairy Brewery's Copper TopPremium bitter (Bitter 4.1%)
Old Dairy Brewery's Challenger (Green Hop)Green Hop Ale (4%)
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 (4.2%)
Arundel's Festival Golden Ale (4.2%)

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 Fermented Beverage
The Captain reliably informs us that his next fermented beverage on will be:-
Old Dairy Brewery's Cattle ShedAmerican Pale Ale (4.5%)

On the Stillage
The Captain says that the following 5 liquid refreshments are waiting on the stillage:-
Mighty Oak's ForagerCopper Ale (3.7%)
Mighty Oak's Old Man and the SeaCreamy and Hoppy Stout (Stout 4.1%)
Oakham's CitraSingle Hop Ale - Citra Hops (American Pale Ale 4.2%)
Pig and Porter's Green Spider Green Hopped, Rye Ale (4.8%)
Mighty Oak's RedwingRuby Ale (3.8%)

Liquid Refreshments Due In Soon
Captain Alan says that the following 2 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
Ramsgate Brewery (Gadds)'s Green Hop AleGreen Hop Ale (4.8%)
Bexley Brewery's Green Hop Ale (Berry EKG Pale Ale)Pale Ale (4.1%)

Green Hop Ale

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