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The original micropub in Birchington

The Wheel is open EVERYDAY from 1200 - 1400 (ish) and at 1700 - 2100 on Monday - Saturday

The Wheel is 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!):-
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%)
Mighty Oak's Tin TriangleCopper Ale (4.4%)
Titanic Brewery's Plum PorterPorter (4.9%)
Cairngorm's Sheepshaggers GoldBrewed to be wild! (4.5%)

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
Landlord Alan reliably informs us that his next beverage on will be:-
Musket Brewery's Powder BurnKentish Porter (5%)

Beverage Due On Offer Soon
Captain Alan says that he is expecting this brew to be available soon:-
Musket Brewery's Fife & DrumKentish Golden Ale (Golden Ale 3.8%)

On the Stillage
Landlord Alan says that the following 5 beverages are waiting on the stillage:-
Ilkley's Hanging StoneOatmeal Stout (5%)
Musket Brewery's Ball PullerPremium Kent Bitter (Premium Bitter 4%)
Pennine Brewery's Amber NeckerSession Ale (3.8%)
Great Orme Brewery's Where there be DRAGONSLight Ale (4.5%)
Musket Brewery's FlintlockKentish Best Bitter (Best Bitter 4.2%)

Beverages Due In Soon
Alan says that the following 6 brews 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
Elgoods Brewery's Fork HandlesAmber Ale (4%)
Goldmark Brewery 's Amarillo GoldPale Ale (4%)
Hop Back Brewery's Fuggle StoneDark Copper Ale (4%)
Reedley Hallows Brewing Company's New Laund DarkDark Stout (4.4%)
Empire Brewery's HopsyPale Ambet Ale (5%)
Black Tor Brewery's New Zealand IPAIPA (5.2%)

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