Handcrafted Classic Cocktails

92 Patton Ave
Asheville, NC
Hours:
Mon-Thurs 4pm-12am
Fri-Sat 4pm-1:30am
Sun 4pm-11pm
At Top of the Monk our philosophy is simple, centered around presenting you with the best quality cocktails, served by our knowledgeable and friendly staff in an atmosphere that is both sophisticated, and relaxing. We take pride in serving the finest classic cocktails, and in continually honing and learning our craft in order to give you the best experience and drinks possible. Take a sip, sit back, and enjoy views of the mountains from our rooftop patio. Find yourself a comfortable seat at the bar to watch our Mixologists at work, or seek out a quiet corner to simply enjoy every bit of your libation.
*Photos by Ryan Burns Photography

Top of the Monk
Cocktail List

The Secret Cocktail
  • This silky & delicate drink is so delicious, you won't want to keep it to yourself!
  • Sutler's Gin, Applejack, Fresh Lemon, House Spiced Grenadine, Egg White. Served Up.
Income Tax Cocktail
  • A classic sipper for any adult who'd like to forget for a few moments that sometimes there are still serious things in life.
  • Straight Gin, Harlequin, Sweet & Dry Vermouths, Fresh Orange, Angostura Bitters. Served Up.
Alaska Cocktail
  • Dancing between spirit driven and citrus forward, no one really knows how this sipper got it's name, but it is served very cold.
  • Reyka Vodka, Lillet Blanc, Yellow Chartreuse, House Blood Orange Bitters. Served on Ice. .
Hurricane
  • Fruity and deceptively boozy, this relative of the daiquiri was originally served at a speakeasy called Mr. O'Brien's Club Tipperary. The password was "storm's brewin'."
  • Cruzan White Rum, Kraken Black Label, Fresh Orange & Lime, House Passionfruit Fassinola. Served On Ice.
Honey Hush
  • Don't say a word, just part your lips and take a sip of this slightly savory nectar that's sure to be the bee's knees.
  • Bourbon, Dry Orange Curaçao, Cocchi Vermouth di Torino, Clover Honey, Muddled Orange Slice and House Brandied Cherry. Served On Ice.
The Chauncey
  • Originally published in the Old Waldorf-Astoria Bar Book in 1935, this curious little tipple is like an intersection of spirit genres, and this intersection yields no accidents!
  • Old Forester 86, Ansac V.S., Straight Gin, Cinzano Vermouth, Reagan's #6 Bitters. Served Up.
Raspberry Tea Swizzle
  • In modern terms, swizzle means sweet, awesome, radical or fabulous. It's used to express good fortune that can not be held in, and seems perfectly fitting for this spring fling.
  • Straight Gin or Vodka, Muddled Raspberry, Chamomile Syrup, Ginger, Fresh Orange & Lime, Jasmine & White Peony Tea. Served on Ice.
Sexy Old Fashioned
  • Been really tryin', baby? Tryin' to hold back these feelings for so long? Well if you feel, like I feel baby Come on, oh come on...Let's get it on!
  • Woodford Double Oak, High West Double Rye, Benedictine, 90-Day Allspice Dram, Cane Sugar, Angostura & Spiced Cherry Barrel Aged Bitters. Served on Ice.
Smooth Operator
  • A real charmer for true coffee lovers. But if you are, this high octane one is almost dangerous.
  • Mt. Gay Black Barrel Rum, Tuaca, Bourbon Cream Liquor, Local Cold Brew Coffee, Guarana & Ginko Spiked Syrup, Condensed and Whipped Milk Soaked in Vanilla Bean. Topped with Caramel & Hawaiian Sea Salt.
Rye's Up
  • This bittersweet cocktail will give you the courage you need to stand at attention and conquer any challenge.
  • Alberta Dark Batch Rye, Zucca Amaro, Cappelletti Aperitivo, House Cherry Brine, Fresh Lemon, Cane Sugar, Peychaud's Bitters. Served Up.
Singing PInk Canary
  • When you want something to shake you up and make you sing like a bird, try this one.
  • Blanco Tequila, Pimms #1, Aperol, Serrano Chilis, Fresh Grapefruit, Ancho TIncture, Agave, Angostura Bitters. Served on Ice.
Stone Fruit Sour
  • Peaches, Apricots, and Mangos, what could go better with scotch, scotch, scotch?
  • Black Grouse, Apricot Brandy, Spiced Mango Marmalade, Fresh Lemon, Demerara Sugar, Egg White. Served Up.

Whiskey List

Aberlour 12 Yr

Scotch, Single Malt

Alberta Dark Batch Rye

Rye

Baker's

Bourbon

Balvenie Caribbean Cask

Scotch, Single Malt

Balvenie Doublewood

Scotch, Single Malt

Basil Hayden's

Bourbon

Bernheim 7 Yr

Wheated

Black Grouse

Scotch, Blended

Black Maple Hill

Bourbon

Black Maple Hill Rye

Rye

Booker's

Bourbon

Bowman Brothers Small Batch

Bourbon

Breckenridge

Bourbon

Buffalo Trace White Dog

Bourbon

Bulleit Rye

Rye

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