Local Goods: Drink

New products like fire tonic, chai and bitters are bursting onto the Inland Northwest scene

Mandala Chai

What started as a small coffeehouse project is now Mandala Chai, Eastern Washington's first locally made chai concentrate. Use it in chai tea lattes, or try one of the many creative recipes on Mandala's website. Find it at Rocket Market, My Fresh Basket, and the Kendall Yards Night Market. $10-$18.50


Winterwoods Tea

Winterwoods Tea makes hand-blended artisan teas in an array of flavors, including Inland Grey, Green Bluff Green, Harvest Apple and Northern Twilight. It's now sold at more than 70 locations nationally; find it locally at Pilgrim's Market, Brain Freeze, Atticus and Batch Bakeshop. $9.99


Cultured Mama Fire Tonic

Fire Tonic is a trendy homeopathic health tonic that promises to enhance digestion and improve your immune system; if you're going to try some, it has to be by Cultured Mama. Find it at Pilgrim's Market, Main Market and Rocket Market. $22.49


Skidmore Alchemy Bitters

Skidmore uses traditional techniques to blend fruits, herbs and spices into the perfect complement to quality spirits. Explore creative flavor combinations like huckleberry jalapeño and basil lavender, or stick with classics like orange or cherry. Order them online. $12-$15


Raising the Bar DIY Bitters

Cocktail historian Renee Cebula has always loved sharing her passion of craft bartending, so she made the perfect DIY bitters kit with easy step-by-step instructions and cocktail recipes for the finished product. Available online. $15


Indaba Coffee Lilac Roast and Tamp

The folks at Indaba say their Lilac Roast "is a tribute to a wonderful city with four beautiful seasons." It's also a tasty way to donate to the needy. Indaba works with Second Harvest to donate a meal for every bag sold. The coffee tamp pictured will help you pack the perfect shot of espresso. $12/coffee, $154/tamp


Goblin Handcrafted Pottery

Autumn Bunton has always loved pottery; in fact, she helped cofound the local co-op Urban Art with many other artists. Her beautiful Goblin Pottery pieces are available at Urban Art, Pottery Plus, Atticus and from her website. $27


Decorum Bottle Opener

Quit opening your Born & Raised IPA with some lame, generic bottle opener not worthy of this local treasure. You'll find this fun bottle opener and other awesome local gifts at Decorum in downtown Spokane. $10


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