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Take Magazine does a feature on Armsby Abbey

New England’s newest culture and lifestyle magazine visited Worcester last summer to see what all the buzz was about.  Elizabeth Greenwood and Tony Luong spoke with  Alec & Sherri about their role in a burgeoning food scene here and how Armsby Abbey, Crust Bakeshop, and The Dive Bar have all contributed!  Check out the article […]

Armsby Abbey featured on Brewpublic

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 international taps, as well as nearly 200 bottle choices, it’s easy to understand why the Abbey […]

Armsby Abbey takes home 6 Best of Worcester Awards

  Worcester Magazine’s Best of Worcester 2015 Armsby Abbey takes home: Best Restaurant Best Beer Selection Best Cocktails Best Brunch Best Bar Ambiance Best Bartender (Joy Flanagan) Thank you to all who voted for us once again!

Worcester’s Queen of Cocktails

An excerpt from… Reviving the Classics with Joy Flanagan By Sarah Connell Photo by Joe Santa Maria Make no mistake, Joy Flanagan does not want you getting too comfortable at her bar. Pull up a seat at Armsby Abbey and you’ll see exactly what I mean. Flanagan never stops moving; she navigates the bar amidst […]

Expanded Seating and New Kitchen

By Sam Bonacci at Mass Live WORCESTER — A $600,000 expansion has grown seating at Armsby Abbey by upwards of 30 people while allowing for faster service with a more varied menu out of a new kitchen. “The demand is there and people are really excited about the expansion and the back space with the […]

The Craft Beer Revolution Starts Here …

by Matt Webster on 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 demanding? Echo … echo … echo … There is one man. No […]

Yankee Brew News, Feb/Mar 2009

Yankee Brew News, Feb/Mar 2009

The Ale House By Jamie Magee Yankee Brew News February/March 2009 Not since the tornado of 1953 has Worcester felt an impact like the one made to its craft brew scene by Armsby Abbey’s owner Alec Lopez over the past few years. When Lopez evolved the tap line up at the Dive Bar, the Green […]

The Pulse Magazine, November 2008

The Pulse Magazine, November 2008

Armsby Abbey A Religious [Gastronomic] Experience By Matt Shaw at Pulse Magazine (November 2008) If Heaven made pizza, it would have ham and pear on it. Okay, fine, I’ll explain. This month, your favorite gastronaut visited Main Street’s Armsby Abbey, the second bar-cum-beer-geek-hangout founded by the Dive Bar’s Alec Lopez. The Abbey, which in the […]

WoMag November, 2008

WoMag November, 2008

Armsby Abbey is a religious experience By Zeke Williams Worcester Magazine Tuesday, 25 November 2008 4 1/2 Stars The new kid on Worcester’s main block may just be the next big thing to happen to the big city. Armsby Abbey, the latest Alec Lopez venture, focuses on quality upscale comfort food, featuring a farmhouse-style menu […]