JW Lees, Manchester based family brewer, have announced today that they will be pouring their latest collaboration with Cloudwater Brew.Co at Manchester International Festival (MIF).

As Gold Supporter of the festival JW Lees will be the sole drinks supplier at Festival Square during MIF17 which runs from 29th June to 16th July in Albert Square.

JW Lees x Cloudwater Brew.Co Red Ale is a 5.0% ABV beer brewed with a complex mix of specialist malts and brewed using multiple stage hop additions to create a fresh, fruity and exciting beer. Red Ale is a limited-edition brew from a series of collaborations by JW Lees in 2017 and is widely available for the next couple of week in pubs and bars.

William Lees-Jones, Managing Director at JW Lees said: “MIF is famous for its firsts and memorable collaborations. To be involved in an internationally renowned event, one that epitomises what is best about Manchester and the UK is a privilege and we are proud that MIF wanted to pour our beer at the heart of the event. I am delighted to be able to bring the Cloudwater collaboration to the festival as it perfectly fits the bill.”   Paul Jones, Co-Founder of Cloudwater Brew.Co said. “Our Red Ale is deep and rich in tradition, shaken up with a modern twist. This is a juicy and fruity beer that’s incredibly drinkable, it will go down a treat.”

JW Lees x Cloudwater Brew.Co Red Ale • 5% hoppy red ale brewed at Greengate Brewery, Manchester • Made with specialist malts including Ale Malt, Rye Malt, Oat Malt and Red Crystal Malt • Multiple stage hop additions with Styrian Goldings and Chinook hops.