8 September 2023 

To celebrate this year’s Rugby World Cup, The Chiltern Brewery have re-released the Chiltern Wheeling. The ale will be available exclusively during the World Cup. But not only does it taste good, it also DOES good too, as 5p from every pint sold will be donated to WheelPower.

Chiltern Wheeling is a dark amber, smooth ale with a lovely citrus aroma from Goldings, Fuggles and Cascade hops, wheeling over a roast malt base. This is a special beer, brewed with Bucks grown barley, to celebrate the 2023 Rugby World Cup and to support a great local charity – WheelPower.

WheelPower are the charity for wheelchair sport based at the birthplace of the Paralympic Movement, Stoke Mandeville Stadium, just down the road from the brewery. WheelPower provide opportunities for disabled people of all ages to enjoy the many benefits that sport and physical activity can bring. From their flagship events like the Inter Spinal Unit Games, to an extensive programme of Online Exercise resources WheelPower are here to help people with physical disabilities to lead a healthier and more active lifestyle.

Chief Executive WheelPower, Martin McElhatton OBE: “WheelPower is delighted to once again be the charity partner for the Chiltern Brewery – Chiltern Wheeling beer and celebrate their love of sport and support to help disabled people to move more, be physically active and play sport through our work.  Chiltern Brewery are a wonderful local business and we are most grateful for the funds raised through sales of Chiltern Wheeling across Buckinghamshire and beyond.  I am looking forward to tasting the beer again and enjoying it during the Rugby World Cup.”

Chiltern Wheeling is available now in the Brewery Shop, online and in pubs across the area (such as the Kings Head, Aylesbury pictured above) – Remember … 5p from every pint sold of Chiltern Wheeling will be donated directly to WheelPower.

The Beer 

Dark amber with a smooth roast malt taste and a citrussy aroma, the 4.2% vol ale uses the best Class A Maris Otter, Crystal and Roast Barley malts combined with Goldings, Fuggles and Cascade hops to produce a classic English best bitter that matches beautifully with a Ploughman’s lunch, chicken, pork, salads and stews. It is available throughout the 2019 Rugby World Cup, to Click & Collect online at www.chilternbrewery.co.uk and at their brewery shop in Terrick. You will also spot the beer on tap at many pubs in the area.

About the Brewery

The Chiltern Brewery are a second-generation family business based in Terrick, near Wendover, Buckinghamshire and started brewing in 1980. George, Tom and their team take terrific inspiration from their beautiful rural surroundings and the geography and history of the county. A fox and beech tree feature on the company logo and beer names for their award-winning English Ales include John Hampden’s Golden Harvest Ale 4.8%, Beechwood Bitter 4.3% and Three Hundred’s Dark Old Ale 5.0%.
From inception the ethos at The Chiltern Brewery has been to brew natural, wholesome beers using 100% British ingredients – the best malt and hops with great provenance and to mirror age old brewing methods. Nearly forty years on, The Chiltern Brewery remains the oldest independent brewery in Buckinghamshire and the Chiltern Hills.