Spokane, Washington, is a hub for craft beer lovers, with a burgeoning scene of breweries popping up all over the city. From small, intimate taprooms to sprawling, industrial-style spaces, there's something for everyone. In this blog post, we'll be highlighting five of the best breweries in Spokane: Uprise Brewing, Spokanite Brewing, No-Li Brewhouse, Brickwest Brewing, and Whistle Punk Brewing. Each of these breweries whether just coming into the beer scene or a long-time favorite, brings their own unique style and flair to the table. Regardless of if you're a local looking for a new favorite spot or a visitor to the area, you won't want to miss out on what these fantastic breweries have to offer.
Best New Breweries
Uprise Brewing Co.
While its focus is making delicious beers, from Northwest-style IPAs to bright, tart sours, Uprise has something for everyone, even those who don’t even drink beer! An expansive, family-friendly taproom? Check. A large outdoor space with cornhole, picnic tables, shade and sun? Check, check, check. Food for all tastes, ages and diets (vegan/vegetarian, gluten-free and a kids’ menu)? Yep! A large second-floor event space? That, too! A weekly running club for all levels? Yep, meets every Monday. It’s no wonder this mid-2022 newcomer has quickly become a local favorite. (Inlander)
Spokanite Brewing is a hidden gem located in North Spokane, Washington. This place isn't just your ordinary brewery. At Spokanite Brewing every single recipe is based on family members or close friends' preferred type of beer. If beer isn't your thing, you might try their DIY seltzers by adding your preferred flavor. You'll enjoy a cozy atmosphere and friendly staff and the occasional furry friend to welcome newcomers. So, if you're looking for a great place to hang out with friends and family, sip on some amazing beers and seltzers, and enjoy a fun-filled evening, Spokanite Brewing is the perfect spot for you. (Visit Spokane)
Best Local Breweries
No-Li Brewhouse, a family-owned brewery in Spokane, Washington, has made a name for itself in the craft beer industry. The brewery has won numerous awards for its beers, including the prestigious "Washington Brewery of the Year" and "Washington Hard Seltzer of the Year" in 2022 from the New York International Brewing Competition. In addition to their focus on making great beer, No-Li Brewhouse is also committed to giving back to their community. The brewery gave away $25,000 to local nonprofits during their 25 Days of Giving in December and that's just one example of their dedication to the Spokane community. The brewery recently opened a new Bier Hall, offering a unique space to enjoy their delicious beers and tasty bites. With its commitment to quality beer and community involvement, No-Li Brewhouse is a must-visit for anyone looking to experience the best of Spokane's craft beer scene. (Visit Spokane)
Brickwest Brewery, located in Spokane's West End district, is a must-visit for any beer enthusiast. The brewery is known for its delicious, locally brewed beers that range from classic styles to unique seasonal offerings. One of the highlights of visiting Brickwest is the game-time atmosphere, complete with a large projector screen that broadcasts all the biggest sporting events, especially Gonzaga basketball games. The brewery also boasts an expansive patio, perfect for enjoying a cold beer in the warm weather months. In addition to their love of sports and great outdoor space, the brewery hosts a variety of events throughout the week, like karaoke on Mondays, bingo on Tuesdays, and trivia on Wednesdays, making it a great spot to gather with friends and family. With its great beer, fun atmosphere, and convenient location in downtown Spokane, Brickwest Brewery is the perfect destination for anyone looking for a great time in Spokane. (Visit Spokane)
Whistle Punk Brewing
Whistle Punk Brewery, located in downtown Spokane's historic Railroad Alley, is a family-owned and operated brewery. The father-son duo behind the brewery brings a wealth of knowledge and experience to the craft beer scene. Their specialty? Traditional ales and lagers inspired by the Pacific Northwest. Situated in a historic building in the heart of downtown just adds to the charm and character of the brewery. With its unique atmosphere, delicious beers, and true PNW vibe, Whistle Punk Brewery is a hidden gem for beer lovers looking to explore the best of Spokane breweries. (Visit Spokane)