A brewery in the north-west of England that makes a fine bitter beer. Many a beer mat in Manchester bears the name Lees. The name appears to derive from the Irish McAleese (as in the present Irish president's name of Mary McAleese) and is linked to the Scots names of McLeish and MacPherson. Not noted for their punctuality the MacPherson Clan slept-in for the Battle of Culloden in 1746, arriving late only to witness the carnage that had been visited upon their fellow highlanders by the English and Lowlanders earlier that morning. Lees's have been oversleeping ever since.
As bitter as a Lees
As late as a Lees
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