JW Lees

Middleton, Greater Manchester

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All beers · JW Lees

  • JW Lees Harvest Ale

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985.
  • JW Lees Harvest Lagavulin Cask

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented ale has been brewed by JW Lees as a celebration of the brewers' art. Harvest Ale can be enjoyed now or laid down like a fine wine.
  • JW Lees Vintage Harvest Ale

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2012

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    In 2012 we have found another year’s harvest really worth celebrating and brewed a phenomenal Harvest Ale.
  • JW Lees Calvados

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented ale has been brewed by JW Lees as a celebration of the brewers' art.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2008

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Pale in color it has a warm, estery aroma, a good deal of malty flavors on the palate, and a lot of hoppy dryness in the finish.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2011

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Harvest Ale is brewed by traditional methods in open copper fermenting vessels to a very high original gravity, and fermented with excellent Cervisiae yeast.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2011 25th Anniversary Version

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Barleywine Fermented with Champagne Yeast.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2013

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Lagavulin Cask

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Port

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    It is full bodied, sweet and luscious, reminiscent of the style known in the 19th century as "Blackstrap".
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Sherry

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented ale has been brewed by JW Lees as a celebration of the brewers' art.
  • JW Lees Manchester Star Porter

    English Pale Ale · 7.2% ABV

    There's no caramel malt only pale and roasted malt. Most porters then were brewed with amber malt or brown malt, which hardly exist today, if at all.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Autmn Ltd Edition 2012

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented robust ale has been brewed as a celebration of the brewer's art. It can be enjoyed now or laid down like a vintage wine for enjoyment in years to come.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale in Calvados 2013

    Barley Wine · 12.0% ABV

    This fully fermented ale has been brewed by JW Lees as a celebration of the brewers’ art.
  • JW Lees Vintage Ale 2013

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 1988

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2007

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Harvest Ale can be enjoyed now or laid down like a vintage wine for enjoyment in years to come.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2009

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2011 Sherry Casks

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented ale has been brewed by JW Lees as a celebration of the brewers’ art.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2013 Lagavulin Cask

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented ale has been brewed by JW Lees as a celebration of the brewers’ art.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2015

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Harvest Ale is a limited edition vintage barley wine, made once and once only from the first hops of the year and the very finest British malt...
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2015 Lagavulin Cask

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Matured in wooden casks of Lagavulin Malt Whiskey, one of the most distinctive malt whisky from the island of Islay, characterized by the strong peaty notes which should blend with the Harvest Ale ...
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Lagavulin Cask 2012

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    To look at, the beer is slightly darker than JW Lees Bitter and lighter than some previous vintages, with flavours of toffee and sherry.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Limited Edition Calvados 2011

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Fermented with Champagne yeast.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Limited Edition Sherry 2013

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Matured in wooden casks of Willoughbys Cream Sherry to impart sweet and nutty flavors.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Port 2010

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Matured in wooden casks of Willoughbys Crusted Port to impart sweetness and a heavy vinous characteristic.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale Sherry 2014

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

  • JW Lees Harvest Autumn 2013

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Pours a cloudy orange with small off white head. The aroma is honey, candy sugar malt. Thin mouth, sweet malt, light roast, candy sugar, boozy, very good.
  • JW Lees Harvest Lagavulin Cask 2011

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Matured in wooden casks of Lagavulin Malt Whiskey, one of the most distinctive malt whisky from the island of Islay, characterized by the strong peaty notes which should blend with the Harvest Ale ...
  • JW Lees Harvest Lagavulin Cask 2016 Limited Edition

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Matured in wooden casks of Lagavulin Whiskey from the island of Islay, characterized by the strong peaty notes which should blend with the Harvest Ale to give an explosion of flavors.
  • JW Lees Harvest Port 2005

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Matured in wooden casks of Willoughbys Crusted Port to impart sweetness and a heavy vinous characteristic...
  • JW Lees Harvest Port 2013

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Boozy, maple nose. Great mouthfeel. Sweet on the finish.
  • JW Lees J.W. Lees

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Like the regular 2007 Harvest Ale, the version finished in calvados casks weighs in at 11.5% abv, and comes in a 275 ml brown glass bottle...
  • JW Lees J.W. Lees Harvest Port 2004

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

  • JW Lees J.W. Lees Vintage Ale 2008

    American Strong Ale · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985...
  • JW Lees J.W. Lees Vintage Ale 2010

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Barley Wine
  • JW Lees Lagavulin Cask

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Matured in wooden casks of Lagavulin Malt Whiskey, one of the most distinctive malt whisky from the island of Islay.
  • JW Lees Moonraker

    English Strong Ale · 6.5% ABV

    There's a story about some farm labourers who thought that the reflection of the moon in a pond, not far from our brewery, was a lovely truckle of Lancashire cheese...
  • JW Lees 25th Anniversary Champagne Yeast Harvest

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Fermented with Champagne yeast.
  • JW Lees Beer Cocktail Night Call

    Imperial Stout · 45.0% ABV

    J.W.OVERBEY Bourbon of Bed-Stuy -Imperial Stout:Prairie Christmas Bomb-Honey Syrup- Mole Bitters. Signature Cocktail of Hops Hill Mixologist "Austin Flowers".
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 1991

    Amber Ale · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985...
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 1997

    American Strong Ale · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985...
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 1998

    American Strong Ale · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985...
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 1999

    American Strong Ale · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985...
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2000

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985...
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2002

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Harvest Ale is a limited edition vintage barley wine, made once and once only from the first hops of the year and the very finest British malt.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2003 Lagavulin Cask

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented ale has been brewed by JW Lees as a celebration of the brewers' art.
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2004

    Barley Wine · 11.5% ABV

    Available filtered and pasteurised in 275ml dark glass bottles. Has appeared occasionally in cask. This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W...
  • JW Lees Harvest Ale 2005

    American Strong Ale · 11.5% ABV

    This fully fermented strong ale has been brewed by J.W. Lees as a celebration of the brewers art since 1985...
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About the brewery

JW Lees is a family brewery company which was founded in 1828.  We are based in Middleton in North Manchester and own JW Lees Brewery, JW Lees Pubs, Lees Pubs SARL, The Alderley Edge Hotel, The Trearddur Bay Hotel and Willoughby’s Wine Merchants. JW Lees is a sixth-generation family business which employs just over 1,000 people, 140 at the brewery and site in Middleton Junction in North Manchester and 865 in its 30 managed pubs, as well as letting a further 142 tied pubs to self-employed tenants.

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