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NoFo Brew Co Takes Home Top Honors at Prestigious Spirits Competition

Published 12/06/23 | By Eliana Barnard


NoFo Brew Co is proud to announce its outstanding success at The South’s Best Spirits Awards out of Charleston, SC, taking home 11 honors for their small-batch craft spirits.

One of the standouts among NoFo Brew Co’s achievements is the Barrel Rested Gin, which not only earned the title of “Best In Category” and “Best In State” but also clinched the coveted Gold Medal with an exceptional score of 94 points out of 100. 

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In addition to the Barrel Rested Gin’s triumph, NoFo Brew Co’s Peach Pie Spirit achieved the highest honor in the competition with a “Best In Category,” “Best In State,” and a remarkable Double Gold Medal, earning a stellar 95 points out of 100. This recognition underscores NoFo Brew Co’s dedication to crafting world class spirits that showcase unparalleled quality and flavor profiles.

NoFo’s Agave Spirit was awarded “Best In Category” and “Best In State,” securing a Gold Medal with an impressive score of 91 points out of 100. The Apple Brandy received a Bronze Medal and the Honeyshine was honored with a Silver Medal. These awards further demonstrate the broad spectrum of NoFo Brew Co’s craftsmanship, from traditional spirits to unique and innovative blends.

Hyde Buchanan, Head Distiller of NoFo Brew Co, expressed his gratitude for the recognition and shared insights into the company’s commitment to quality. “Words cannot describe the happiness I feel for our team winning these awards. Winning medals is always nice but three Best In Category and Best In State along with two Golds, one Double Gold, One Bronze and a Silver Medal is astonishing. We strive to show our love of the craft in every bottle we send out, and I think that passion shows in our product. Sláinte!”

These awards come at an exciting time because NoFo Brew Co is officially offering select bottles of their craft spirits to the public for the first time ever. Customers can purchase NoFo Peach Pie Brandy, Barrel Rested Gin, Apple Brandy, Honeyshine and Rum from both the original Cumming location and new Gainesville location.

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