No-Li Brewhouse Captures Awards at 2 Competitions

no-li-blackfillSpokane, WA. — Once again, No-Li Brewhouse proves that Spokane-Style truly knows no boundaries. A hand-picked selection of No-Li’s year-round, No Boundaries Small Batch Series, and Barrel Aged brews made the long trek to compete in the Brussels Beer Challenge and the Great International Beer & Cider Competition. The results are in and No-Li walked away with three gold medals, and two silvers.

“We are excited to have international recognition for our first bottled, barrel-aged offering and our first Belgian-style ale. These beers are products of our efforts to develop new and interesting styles to keep our growing customer base engaged. Equally gratifying is the success of the core brands that our loyal customers have been enjoying for years. The craft beer scene is getting more competitive every year, and we have to keep improving our process, consistency and portfolio. We like to think these awards indicate that we’re headed in the right direction,” says lead brewer Damon Scott.

With more than 730 beers being tasted in Brussels, No-Li’s Blackfill Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout stood out among the crowd and won gold in the Wood/Barrel Aged Flavored Beer category.

Brussels Beer Challenge Awards

Blackfill Whiskey Barrel Aged Imperial Stout

  • Award: Gold
  • Category: Wood/Barrel Aged

Rise & Grind Ale

  • Award: Silver Medal
  • Category: Coffee Flavored Beer

Spin Cycle Red Ale

  • Award: Honorable Mention
  • Category: Pale & Amber Ale — Strong/Extra Special Bitter

Of the more than 710 beers and ciders sampled at the Great International Beer & Cider Competition, the judges declared No-Li’s Wrecking Ball worthy of gold in the Strong Beer — Imperial Stout category. In addition, No-Li’s first Belgian Ale, Aksel, part of their No Boundaries Small Batch Series, took Gold in the Belgian Style Saison category. Their No Boundaries Small Batch Series features creative recipes to keep answering the customers call for what’s new.

Great International Beer & Cider Competition Awards:

Wrecking Ball Imperial Stout

  • Award: Gold Medal
  • Category: Strong Beer – Imperial Stout

Aksel Belgian Ale

  • Award: Gold Medal
  • Category: Belgian Style Saison

Crème Ale

  • Award: Silver Medal
  • Category: Cream Ale

About No-Li Brewhouse

Born & Raised in Washington’s Inland Empire, No-Li Brewhouse is an internationally award-winning brewery, crafting Spokane-Style beers with No Boundaries: innovative beers brewed with locally sourced ingredients. No-Li has won fourteen international awards, including a gold medal from the 2012 Great American Beer Festival. For more information about our beers, brewery & the pub, visit

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