Armsby Abbey taps into taste for craft beers 

1. Armsby Abbey taps into taste for craft beers

By Rich Garven WORCESTER — When Armsby Abbey opened in the summer of 2008, there was no sign at 144 Main St. identifying the new establishment housed in this old brick building. Combined with its nondescript exterior and shadowy interior, inviting...
Brewpublic on The Armsby Abbey 

2. Brewpublic on The Armsby Abbey

Last summer my brother Mario reported on a spectacular New England destination known as Armsby Abbey. Located in downtown Worcester, Massachusetts, the Abbey features 22 taps of some of the finest beers on the planet. A nice mix of Northeastern and...
Thank You for Voting us Best of Worcester! 

3. Thank You for Voting us Best of Worcester!

When we opened the doors to the Armsby Abbey July 31, 2008, we knew we had created something special. We knew the passion and soul put into the development of the Armsby Abbey would make us a success; we just didn’t know how big a success it would be! THANK...
Craft Brewers Conference Comes to Boston 

4. Craft Brewers Conference Comes to Boston

An excerpt from the drinkcraftbeer.com coverage of the Craft Brewers Conference, in Boston MA. Alec Lopez followed Kevin… Which is good, because Alec would prove hard to follow in describing his Armsby Abbey. When he opened Armsby Abbey on July...
The Craft Beer Revolution Starts Here … 

5. The Craft Beer Revolution Starts Here …

by Matt Webster on telegram.com Wake up Worcester!!! Craft beer is the fastest growing segment of the adult beverage market. But who in Worcester knows about it? Ummm … ummm … ummm. Who in Worcester cares what the American public is so adamantly...
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STOUTFEST 2015! 4/11-4/12

Join us for our now legendary 6th Annual STOUTFEST! This weekend long event kicks off on Saturday, April 11, 2015, at Noon once the STOUTFEST Breakfast concludes and runs until the barrels kick! As always...

Stoutfest Breakfast 4/11

***SOLD OUT!*** Saturday morning April 11th. Mark your calendars. The date has been set; 3Courses – 3 Stouts – 3 Brewers. Seats went go on sale Saturday, March 21st at 9AM via phone on a first-call-first-sold...

Easter Brunch 4/5

The Armsby Abbey will be open for business as usual on Easter Sunday serving a Spring inspired Brunch from 10AM-3PM and Dinner 4PM-10PM. If you are looking for a family reservation, please call us at...

Irish Brunch 3/14-3/15

We sure do love our brunch here at the Armsby Abbey and who doesn’t love St. Patrick’s Day? With an Irish crew like Chef Sean Dacey at the helm cooking up his favorite Irish inspired brunch items,...

Barley Swine Beer Dinner 3/10

Barley Swine Beer Dinner On Tuesday, March 10th from 6:30PM-10PM we will take two of our favorite Winter warmers and put them together: Barley Wine + Pork! This five course beer dinner will be limited...

Four Roses Bourbon Brunch 2/28-3/1

Armsby Abbey sure does love its bourbon, especially the smooth, high rye variety produced by Four Roses.  The distiller will be in town again so we’re cooking up some delicious brunch items featuring...

Worcester Restaurant Week 2/23-3/7

February 23rd – March 7th Join us here at Armsby Abbey for the Winter edition of Worcester’s Restaurant Week. We will be offering a 3 course Prix Fixe menu for $23.15 each night from 5PM-10PM. Course...

Crust Bakeshop Superbowl Pre-orders!

Pre-orders are now being taken for Superbowl Sunday, February 1, 2015. Please give CRUST a call at 774-823-3355 or drop by 118 Main Street to grab an order form. Focaccia Pizza, Sandwiches, fresh baked...

Valentine’s Day 2/14

Looking for a low key way to celebrate Valentine’s Day? Join us here at the Armsby Abbey as Chef Damian has crafted up a very special multi-course prix fixe menu for you to enjoy; this menu is in...

Worcester’s Best Chef 1/25

Sunday, January 25th at Mechanics Hall in downtown Worcester! Come out and support Chef Damian Evangelous as he represents Armsby Abbey competing in Worcester’s Best Chef Competition at Mechanics Hall...

Winter Warmer Brunch 1/17-1/18

What better way to embrace the harsh, cold Winter than by celebrating it! Join us this weekend for a very special edition of our weekend brunch; we’ll be serving up some über comforting menu items,...

New Year’s Hangover Brunch 2015

HAPPY NEW YEAR! Thursday, January 1, 2015 from 10AM – 3PM Join us here at the Armsby Abbey for our annual New Years Hangover Brunch! As always we’ll be offering up some of our Abbey brunch...

Crust Bakeshop Holiday Orders!

The Holiday Season is here! Don’t forget to place your Holiday pre-orders with CRUST; they are taking orders for Hanukkah, Christmas & New Years! Pending what occasion you would like to order...

New Years Eve 2015

Looking for a place to celebrate New Year’s Eve? For those venturing out to ring in 2015 we will be offering a (3) course Prix Fixe dinner menu in coordination with our regular dinner menu for two...

Crust Bakeshop Thanksgiving Orders!

Thanksgiving is less than 2 weeks away have you placed your Holiday order with CRUST yet? If not please give them a call at 774-823-3355 or drop by to grab an order form. For your convenience, orders are...

Now Booking Holiday Parties!

HO! HO! HO! The Holiday season is upon us! With the completion of our new kitchen & expanded dining area, we now have the ability to book private events for groups of 20-40 guests. Interested in hosting...

Thanksgiving Day 11/27

Armsby Abbey will be opening its doors at 5PM on Thursday, November 27th, serving our regular menu along with traditional Thanksgiving specials.  We are taking reservations for 5PM and 7PM seatings on...

Firestone Walker Beer Dinner 11/18

SOLD OUT!!!! We are currently taking names for a Waiting List On Tuesday, November 18th at 7PM, we welcome the folks from Firestone Walker Brewing Company in Paso Robles, California, for a 5+ course...

Tea Party – 11/11

Tea is a great way to introduce flavor into cocktails and food. On this evening, we’ll be showcasing some creative ways to do so as we pair cocktails and food. This event starts at 7PM Reception...

Dogfish Head Hangover Brunch 10/26

Join us here at the Armsby Abbey on Sunday, October 26, 2014, from 10AM-3PM for our 6th Annual Hangover Brunch with the folks from Dogfish Head Craft Ales in Delaware! This brunch comes the day after...

Smoke ‘em if You Got ‘em! ...

As of October 17, 2014, this dinner is postponed until 2015 our sincerest apologies in advance! Smoke ‘em if You Got ‘em! Join us for a unique dining experience in our back room on Tuesday,...

County Fair Brunch 10/11-10/12

What would Fall in New England be without The Big “E”, King Richards Fair or Woodstock Fair? Join us for a fun-filled brunch inspired by New England’s county fairs. We will celebrate...

Fire in the Hole! 10/7

***SOLD OUT!*** Our take on “Hell Night” featuring 5 peppers over 5 courses prepared with some of the world’s spiciest peppers ranging in heat levels of mouth watering to lip peeling, make-you-wanna-cry-for-your-mommy...

Back Room Series 10/7-11/18

With the completion of our expanded dining space, we now have the capability to host some really fun private events for up to 40pp. Over the last few months we put on our thinking caps and came up with...

Armeno Coffee Brunch 9/28-9/29

National Coffee Day is Monday, September 29th, so we are celebrating all weekend long with Armeno Coffee Roasters of Northborough! We’ll be featuring Armeno Coffee in/on the brunch menu items &...

Zwanze Day! 9/20

Saturday, September 20, 2014, marks the highly anticipated release of this year’s Cantillon Zwanze. Arguably the most anticipated release in the World of beer, Zwanze is ONLY available on tap at...

Trillium Anniversary Dinner 8/26

Every August we closeout our Anniversary celebration by hosting a beer dinner with one of our favorite breweries; 2014 we welcome local favorites Trillium Brewing from Boston! Per usual we’ll close...

About Us

About Us Artisan (är-tə-zən) A worker who practices a trade or handicraft Someone that produces items, such as cheese or beer, in limited quantities using traditional methods

Craftsman (kraf(t)s-mən) One who creates or performs with skill or dexterity especially in the manual arts At the Armsby Abbey we celebrate the Artisan Craftsman in all aspects of our establishment, support sustainable agriculture & promote a SLOW existence.
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