No-Li Brewhouse selected for international showcase, trade mission to export beers

<p><p>The Brewers Association and U.S. Department of Agriculture have selected No-Li Brewhouse for an international showcase and trade mission that will provide opportunity to export its beers to several countries.</p></p><p><p>The USDA and the Brewers Association selected a handful of U.S. breweries to participate in the first-ever showcase and trade mission, according to a No-Li news release.</p></p><p><p>Breweries selected for the showcase and trade mission will be able to develop international exports to China, Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Finland, Iceland and the Netherlands.</p></p><p><p>“It’s awesome for the community and Spokane craft brewing,” said No-Li owner John Bryan. “It helps put this city and region on the map for creating some of the best beers in the world.</p></p><p><p>Bryant hopes international recognition through the trade mission will open doors for tourism to Spokane and, in turn, generate hotel stays, and visits to other Lilac City breweries and restaurants.</p></p><p><p>“This is just an expansion of cultural development and building an economy in Spokane that is international,” he said. “That’s exciting stuff.”</p></p><p><p>No-Li recently took home medals at the 2021 Japan International Beer Cup, which featured more than 1,000 beers from 25 countries.</p></p><p><p>No-Li earned a silver medal for its Wrecking Ball Imperial Stout and a bronze medal for its Threezy Does It Hazy IPA.</p></p><p><p>Bryant’s brewing industry career began at Rainier Brewing Co. in Seattle in 1989.</p></p>