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The Wheel is now closed (or should be!) and will open again tomorrow at noon.

The maritime micropub in Birchington

A larger than average micro-pub in Thanet, that meets the 'requirements' of selling Real Ale, 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!):-
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%)
Slater's (Handcrafted Ales from Stafford)'s Premium Best BitterBest Bitter (4.4%)
Pheasantry Brewery's Lincoln Tank AleEnglish Ale (4.2%)
Black Paw Brewery's Archbishop's AleRuby Ale (4.1%)

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 Refreshment
We currently have no records of which fermented beverages are about to be offered.
But there are records of a further 5 fermented beverages on the stillage - so, there is hope!

On the Stillage
The Admiral says that the following 5 beverages are waiting on the stillage:-
Mighty Oak's Yellow JerseyRich Golden Ale (4%)
Bay's Brewery's Devon Dumpling Golden Ale (5.1%)
Mighty Oak's Texas ChopperAmber Ale (4.1%)
Mr. Grundy's Brewery's PasschendaleGolden Ale (3.9%)
Salopian's Lemon DreamZesty, Pale, Lemony Ale (4.5%)

On Order

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

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