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THE MONK 

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menu No.14 (SUMMER 2016)

 

WE believe that you should enjoy every drink you have here, and that your tastes and preferences come before everything else, especially our egos. SO if you like your drinks particularly sweet, dry, tall, short or anything in between, then let us know and we will do all we can to accommodate.

 

KEY flavours this fair season

strawberry - polynesian & stone fruits - sweet whisky - rum - bright herbs

 

Aperitifs

these cocktails are seasonally inspired, bottle conditioned and made to be quaffed in the sun

 

Big Pimmsin

monk’s summer cup (gin, vermouth, bergamot, strawberry) / cucumber & watermelon tonic

£5. built in a tall glass over cubed ice and garnished with a seasonal bouquet.

 

Black Rose

sweet german vermouth / amaretto / olorosso sherry / cabernet sauvignon / cranberry

£6. served in a wineglass over cubed ice.

 

The Seasonal Explorer

a range of seasonally inspired cocktail designed to delight and please the palate for those wishing to explore the world of seasonal cocktails

All £6

 

Danger Dolphin

gin / banana liqueur / benedictine / 151 rum / bitters / aged cherry wine 

shaken . short glass.  cubed ice . dangerous dolphin .

 

Darkest Hour

spiced rum / coffee liqueur / cherry brandy / black walnut & aromatic bitters  / limoncello

stirred . wine glass . cubed ice . lemon wheel .

 

Feeling Peachy

bourbon / apricot brandy / sweet italian vermouth / aquavit / fresh peach

muddled and shaken . martini glass . slice of peach .

 

Old Jaimo’s Gin Fizz

gin / angostura's bitters / yellow chartreuse / egg white / cream / pomegranate syrup / soda

shaken . tall glass . grated nutmeg .

 

Gloria Delirious

vodka / rhubarb liqueur / lychee liqueur / apple schnapps / olive brine / cucumber

stirred . short glass . cubed ice . cucumber ‘horseneck’ & black pepper .

 

Saisonelle

medium dry sherry / irish whisky / sweet italian vermouth / chilli & lime shrub / soda

stirred . short glass . cubed ice . orange zest .

 

Sundays with Julie

coconut rum / orgeat / coconut cream / vanilla syrup / amaretto / coffee tincture

blended . martini glass . flaked almond & tuile .

 

Surf & Turf

milk vodka / velvet falernum / pear eau du vie / lemon / blueberry juice / banana liqueur

stirred . cocktail coupe . foam sweet lobster .

 

The Polynesian

rum / coconut cream & syrup / lime / orange blossom / lemongrass tincture / thai basil

shaken . cocktail coupe . thai basil leaf .

 

Tradewinds

spiced and charred pineapple gin / blended scotch / pineapple juice / pecan bitters

shaken . short glass . cubed ice . pineapple slice and cocktail umbrella .

 

Vee Ess Oh Gee

spiced gin / peach puree / campari bitter aperitif / cardamom syrup

shaken . short glass . cubed ice .

 

Zombie Ninja

light rum / pineapple juice / yuzu bitters / chinese 5 spice syrup / ginger liqueur / absinthe

shaken . tall glass. cubed ice . flaming mint & cucumber sticks .

 

The Seasonal Adventurer

here the more adventurous imbiber will find seasonal cocktails with twists in the tale. wild ingredients may appear providing unexpected touches of spice or herbality and unlikely bed fellows like sour beer and absinthe cosy up against exciting super-premium spirits..

 

Go Green Dude - £7

Redbreast 12yr / elderflower liqueur / rosemary / parsley / sage / celery & yuzu bitters

shaken . stemless wineglass . cubed ice . herbal bouquet .

 

Red Morning Light - £6.2

gin / aperol / fortified cherry wine / absinthe / prosecco

stirred . layered in a flute . maraschino infused cherry .

 

Really Raw Rye - £6.5

unaged french rye whisky / tequila / lime cordial / buxton brewery old world saison

shaken . short glass . cubed ice . candied lime wheel . 

 

Silk Road To Mexico - £7

mezcal / tequila / bergamot liqueur / lemongrass tincture / fresh lime

shaken . short glass . crushed ice . tarragon sprig . 

 

Pink Punk - £6.2

pink peppercorn bourbon / rhubarb liqueur / aperol / strawberry beer / acid phosphate

shaken . tall glass . cubed ice . strawberry .

 

 

IF YOU WOULD LIKE TO KNOW MORE ABOUT ANY OF OUR COCKTAILS OR INGREDIENTS, OR MAYBE DONT SEE ANYTHING HERE YOU LIKE THE SOUND OF, THEN PLEASE TALK TO US. WE ARE ALWAYS HAPPY TO RECOMMEND TO YOU A COCKTAIL, CREATE SOMETHING BESPOKE FOR YOU OR MAKE YOU A CLASSIC COCKTAIL DEPENDING ON YOUR TASTES AND PREFERENCES.