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The Thirsty Monk

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Great Belgian Beer List

My wife and I spend a lot of time in Belgium and know quite a lot about Belgian beers which is why... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Ryan B
Atlanta, Georgia
Short visit

We went to the one downtown. We started at the top bar and my husband got a flight. He loved the... read more

Reviewed October 28, 2018
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“Great Belgian Beer List”
Oct 28, 2018
“Short visit”
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My wife and I spend a lot of time in Belgium and know quite a lot about Belgian beers which is why we had to try this place. We came later on a Friday night and it was quite packed. It’s a little bit of...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed October 28, 2018 via mobile

We went to the one downtown. We started at the top bar and my husband got a flight. He loved the porter with coconut. We then went to the downstairs “Belgium” bar and shared a raspberry lambic which was delicious. Music much better downstairs and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed August 22, 2018 via mobile

Stopped in for a beer. Many choices. Tried the Wiser Monk. Good all around beer. Good helpful service.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed January 6, 2018

I took my husband to Asheville for his birthday and New Year's. We spent the afternoon sampling beer flights here. In the basement, all belgiums, as well as upstairs, a variety of IPA, Porters, wheats, etc. To end our day, we wanted to check out...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Sonya L
Reviewed September 23, 2017 via mobile

We went upstairs to go to the bar, we had to become members to be served- some old liquor law. Membership was $1, no big deal. We ordered our cocktails which were unique and tasty. They give you a key to unlock a mailbox to...More

Date of experience: September 2017
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Reviewed August 5, 2017 via mobile

Rude rude rude bartender. Left without ever getting a drink. Save yourself... walk across the street!

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank 5beach
Reviewed April 20, 2017

Rather big bar divided into two. American and Belgian bars. For me the Belgian one wasn’t that interesting so I hit the American one. Nice selection of not-so-common brews, friendly service and rather cozy atmosphere. Not a bad combination.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank jrosenbergh
Reviewed April 5, 2017 via mobile

Atmosphere could be better. But the Belgian and craft beer selection is on point. Definitely worth a stop on your downtown Pubcrawl.

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank stephen m
Reviewed April 5, 2017

We stopped in here after walking around downtown a bit to grab a cold one for my partner and water for me. Even at 4:00 or so on a Friday it was somewhat busy, but he only had to wait 5-7 minutes to place his...More

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank swanlove56
Reviewed January 19, 2017 via mobile

Thursday night off season. Not very crowded. Went to the downstairs Belgian beer bar with the intention to work our way upstairs but never made it a step beyond our barstools. Reminded me of the Delirius Tremens Brussels episode of Three Sheets. Sooooo many amazing...More

Date of experience: January 2017
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