Sure, anyone with 20 bucks to spare can go out to buy one fancy cocktail. But if you aspire to be the cocktail maker - not just drinker - take your boozy creativity to the next level with your own home infusions. Here are the cooking schools that offer classes on cocktails, stores that stock the herbs for making bitters & other booze infusions, local distillers for quality raw ingredients, and a great bottle supplier for containers to store all your potions in. Also including Book Larder: stop at this community food bookstore to pick up books by local cocktail authors Kathy Casey, A.J. Rathbun & Maggie Savarino.
Great selection of high quality spices. Often referenced by local chefs and cooking instructors as a great source. They also sometimes offer cooking demos w/their products.
Home mixologists! Recommended local source for cinchona bark, which you can use to make your own homemade tonic water.
Delicious cocktails &, periodically, informative cocktail classes. Drink up!
Bulk herbs aren't just for making health tonics. Pick up some here for your own custom tea or infusion.
Planning to make some gifts for the holidays? Specialty bottles has nearly any size or shape bottle for your homemade limoncello or bitters.
Stop in for a tasting or to pick up your own mini aging kit. But don't let the name steer you away from a bonus: a truly delicious vodka, Peabody Jones.
Adorable cooking school with creative class topics & small class size. Only problem? Classes fill lickety-split! Your best bet: subscribe to newsletter & watch for new schedule announcements.
The perfect community bookstore for food-obsessed Seattle. In addition to all manner of cookbooks, the store also offers demos and cooking classes. A favorite spot.
Pick up dried herbs for health...or for maybe for your own home booze projects, like making bitters. They offer classes on herbal remedies & owner is super friendly & helpful.
You can't get closer to the source of your booze than this: the still is in the bar. Delicious cocktails, friendly & helpful service, tasty food.
This little Cap Hill gem has what you need: great gifts, delicious specialty food products, tonics, and bulk herbs for making bitters and other home concoctions.