Asheville's local chai brewers since 2014

We source 100% organic ingredients


Inspired by the flavorful and complex spices of traditional Indian chai, Tommy and Joel began testing and tasting their own twist on a recipe learnt from an old friend Tommy met years ago during his travels.  Gram by gram, batch by batch, Tommy and Joel discovered the recipe which is now Asheville's favorite local chai;  AppalaChai!

From its establishment in 2014,  Tommy, Joel, and AppalaChai!'s president Katie continue to work towards expanding AppalaChai! in an organic, sustainable, and socially responsible way.


All of the AppalaChai! high quality ingredients are sourced USDA organic and from local suppliers whenever possible.


local stores and cafes that offer AppalaChai!



French Broad Food Coop

Hopey & Company (All locations)

West Village Market

EarthFare Westgate

Red Radish (Little Sprout) To go (Sweetencreek)

Black Mountain:

Half Moon (formerly Roots and Fruits)

Hopey & Company

Red Radish (Little Sprout) 


Madison Natural Foods


Hendersonville Community Coop


Food Matters

Greenville, SC:

Swamp Rabbit Cafe and Grocery

Anderson, SC:

Figs Beanery and Cafe (Figs cafe and Farmacy)

Simpsonville, SC

Crossroads Coffee

Cafes, Restaurants, Breweries, Collaborations:


Green Sage (All locations), Old Europe, Biscuithead (All locations), Vortex Doughnuts, Karen Donatelli, Rosetta's, Pennycup (RAD and YMI),  Summit, Liberty House, Undergound Cafe, Asheville Coffee Roasters, Bomba, The Hop, Sunshine Sammies, Asheville Chocolate, Blue Dream Curry House, Simple Juice Bar, Flora/Forage, BimBeriBon, Well Played, LeBon, Well Bred Bakery, Noble Cider (Spice Merchant), Daidala, Shanti Elixirs,  Wicked Weed, Funkatorium, Cultura, Corner Kitchen, Black Bird, Bhramari, Bounty & Soul(Non-Profit),

OM Sanctuary(Non-Profit Partner/Sponsor)

Black Mountain:

Dripolator, Dynomite, Blue Ridge Biscuit Co., Veranda, Hopey & Co. Cafe, Sassafras on Sutton​, La Guingette

Weaverville, Marshall, Hot Springs, Mars Hill, Burnsville, Cullowhee, Highlands:

Allgood, Well Bred Bakery, Zuma, Laurel River Store, Artisun, The Library, AppalaChian Java, Hillside Grind, Calders

Arden, Hendersonville, Brevard, Saluda:

​Milk and Honey,  Bee Hive,  Appalachian Coffee Company,  HenDough,  Pisgah Roasters, Purple Onion

Canton, Waynesville:


Greer,  Greenville, Clinton,  Anderson, Simpsonville, SC:

​Stomping Grounds,  Biscuithead,  Swamp Rabbit Cafe,  Bridge City,  Oak Hill,  Old Europe GVL, Cohesive,  Vestibule, Figs Cafe and Farmacy,

Old Europe GVL,  Crossroads


Rustic Cow,  Gypsy Circus


Red Clay​,  Town Brewing


***For wholesale information outside of the WNC, and Upstate SC area please call to discuss options***


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Black Mountain, NC 28711, USA





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