The Thirsty Monk | Asheville, North Carolina
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The Thirsty Monk
World Class based on 101 ratings
Type: Bar

92 Patton Avenue
Asheville, North Carolina United States 28801 [ print map ]
828 254 5470 | facebook | twitter | food menu | beer menu

Hours: M-Th 4pm-12am, F-Sa Noon-2am, Su Noon-10pm

Mayor: Theydon_Bois (4) | Affiliated user(s) here monkpub | Taps: 30 | Bottles: 150+

The Thirsty Monk

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Beer Available At The Thirsty Monk (arranged by most recent)
New Belgium Hop Kitchen #10 - Hop Stout 96, Thirsty Monk Must Love Coconut IPA , Black Mountain Ciderworks Zephyrus , Foothills Foot Men Series: Red Rye Pale Ale , Highland Little Hump with Vanilla and Orange , Foothills Jade IPA 97, Thirsty Monk / Oskar Blues Trolley Crawl Belgian IPA , Blowing Rock Grandfathers Breakfast Stout , Thirsty Monk Monk in Black , Thirsty Monk CocoNorm , Haw River Newlinís Original Belgian Oatmeal Pale , Black Mountain Ciderworks Pomona 75, Thirsty Monk Cherry Gose , Allagash Session Brett Ale 98, Stillwater The Devil is People 93, Victory Anniversary 19 Ale Session IPA 87, Foothills IPA of the Month: February 2015 (Charlie) 80, Boojum Triclops Belgian Tripel , Blind Squirrel Belgian Tripel , Big Boss Prometheus Unbound
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101 reviews for The Thirsty Monk
 Ambiance  82%
 Service  81%
 Selection  87%
 Food  74%
 Value  73%
 Overall  82%
 Rating  96%
Rating Distribution

  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 14/20
jandd1983  (218) Wentzville, Missouri | June 7, 2014
Stopped in for a quick beer and a snack. They were a little busy with all the craft beer activities going on. Right down the street from our hotel in the heart of downtown. Great location, and a downstairs we did not visit, just didnít have time. Worth the stop.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 14/20
Lothore  (75) California | June 3, 2014
Cool place. There is a bar upstairs and a bar downstairs. The bar upstairs serves american brews and the bar downstairs serves belgian brews. They have a great taster which if I had more time, I would have gotten a second. Bartenders on both levels were extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Beer selection was good however I didnít find much that struck my fancy.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
adnielsen  (420) Fort Collins, Colorado | April 30, 2014
Visited during RBWG. Only really spent time upstairs but they sure did have some nice brews. A bunch of hoppy American stuff plus some Euro stuff like Weihenstephaner Hefeweissbier. Homey place. Would visit again.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 8/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 13/20
jrallen34  (500) Chicago, Illinois | April 12, 2014
Cool atmosphere, very chill. Nice chatty service. Iíd like to hang out here but there just wasnít enough locals to make it interesting, really a weak list. Disappointing.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 6/10   SELECTION 13/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 13/20
Boudicca  (1035) London, England | April 12, 2014
The Thirsty Monk has an impressive range of beers with at least 20 on tap and about 200 bottles. Upstairs itís spacious and airy, whilst the downstairs room is like a dungeon - long, dark and narrow with lanterns, a large Belgian flag and lots of little models of monks. Itís very much like a Belgian brown cafť in fact. Thereís also a small patio at the front. (Last visited 9 February 2014).
3fourths  (1471) Boulder, Colorado | February 27, 2014
Central Asheville dedicated beer bar. Belgian imports and Belgian styles downstairs. Anglo-American stuff upstairs. Saw a lot of barrelled and strong beer on the menu. Struggled to find something to drink. Picked a NZ pale ale from an English brewer which was oxidized :/
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
Leighton  (798) London, England | February 14, 2014
I had a great time here. They have an extensive draft list featuring beers from the local area in addition to esoteric stuff from around the USA. They offer a four-beer flight, which was handy. Great value. Friendly and attentive service. Very convenient location. Well worth seeking out if you are in town.
  AMBIANCE 3/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 15/20
jackl  (590) Minneapolis, Minnesota | February 10, 2014
Visited late on a Thursday to find the place pretty empty except for a few other ratebeerians. I visited the downstairs bar. Itís a pretty casual spot, decorated with beer signs and other paraphernalia. Solid tap list. Decent locals, some random offerings from the likes of Sierra Nevada and Ballast Point. Prices were decent, service was fine. Overall, definitely a place to include in a tour of Asheville.
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 7/10   OVERALL 16/20
Ferris  (892) Burnaby, British Columbia | February 10, 2014
Upstairs is American beer with lots of wood and bright. Downstairs is Belgian with lots of stone and dark. Both fun and great. Service was more help yourself and food was passable, but beer list and atmosphere were top notch.
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 6/10   OVERALL 17/20
Sledutah  (484) Utah | February 9, 2014
A must stop place. Nice tap list, friendly and prompt service.

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