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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 first 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 3 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!):-
McCann's 's Graham's English Bitter (4.2%)
Rother Valley Brewing Company's Black OpsBlack, Session Ale (3.8%)
Rother Valley Brewing Company's Copper AleCopper Ale - with chocolate malt and WGV hops (Copper 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 Beverage
We currently have no records of which refreshments are about to be offered.
But there are records of a further 2 refreshments on the stillage - so, there is hope!

On the Stillage
Landlord Alan says that the following 2 ales are waiting on the stillage:-
Rother Valley Brewing Company's Janus Pale Pale Ale (4.2%)
Rother Valley Brewing Company's Level Best Golden Bitter (Bitter 4%)

Fermented Beverage Due In Soon
Captain Alan says that he is waiting for this Real Ale to be delivered:-

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%)

Bosun's Best

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