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Time Out LOVE NEW York Awards 2016

New York's Most-Loved Bar: Alphabet City Beer Co.



TIME OUT NY: Alphabet City Beer Co. named Best New Beer Bar

Beer store with a bar? Beer bar with a store? Whatever the hell it is, this erudite yet unpretentious ode to all things ale beguiled wide-eyed beer novices and grizzled hops nerds alike.


New York Magazine: Best first date bars

Impress a date with your encyclopedic suds knowledge at Alphabet City Beer Co. Comfy leather armchairs, a rotating selection of twelve craft brews, and cheese and meat platters designed for sharing facilitate small talk.



Best craft beer bars in New York City: Alphabet City Beer Co.




Best beer bar: Alphabet City Beer Co.



NY POST Sam Rockwell: My New York

“I’m a big beer snob, and this place is good. I like beer like IPAs, porters and stouts. I like strange beers. No Budweiser. No. Nooo."


USA TODAY: What's New In New York This Summer

"This March, Lois began pouring wines exclusively on tap -- paired with simple, seasonal small plates – on Avenue C (aka Loisaida Avenue) right next to ABC Beer Co., the neighborhood's best craft beer destination."


EATER NY: Where To Drink Beer Right Now

ABC Beer Co. is a retail shop/bar combo all the way out on Avenue C. In addition the growler options, they carry hundreds of bottles and cans, and all is available for on-premise consumption with Sigmund’s pretzels or cheese and meat.


COMPLEX: The 10 Best New NYC Bars of 2012

In a city silly with bars, it seems strange when you can't think of one place to go to just unwind. For us, ABC Beer is that spot. If the best cafe met a beer store/bar and procreated, this would be the lovely child.


THRILLIST - A craft beer cafe

It isn't easy to find a place where you feel equally at ease hopping on WiFi, reading the paper, or drinking enough beers to render you incapable of figuring how to hop on WiFi and/or read papers. Attempting to bridge that gap: Alphabet City Beer Co.


MARIE CLAIRE: Weekend Trip Guide: Where to Stay, Eat, and Drink in New York City

"Drinking in East Village? Head to ABC Beer Co. for a (you guessed it) beer and games..."


VILLAGE VOICE: Alphabet City Beer Cruise Sets Sail

On July 27th, Alphabet City Beer loaded up a sailboat with beer lovers and sailed around Manhattan. Sun, beer, and friends; what more could you ask for?


GALLIVANT: Alphabet City Beer Co.

Alphabet City Beer Co. is both a craft beer store and bar in the East Village, offering patrons more than enough reasons to visit.


BREW YORK: The Hot List

Thanks to Foursquare, we’ve been able to put together a Top 10 List of our Foursquare fans’ most-visited beer bars in New York in the last 30 days.


GEAR PATROL: Malted Madness: a 64-beer tournament

You wouldn’t believe how hard it is to put on a 64 beer, single elimination, NCAA-style tournament.


GRUB STREET: One Year Later: A Look at New York City’s Restaurants After Sandy

However long and arduous the road to neighborhood-wide recovery was in the East Village, camaraderie was stirring.


THRILLIST: 10 Fall brews any self-respecting beer lover needs to drink

Summer beers are over -- it's time for stuff that will warm you up instead of cool you down. With that in mind, we hit up five experts for their picks on Fall-ready beers you need to drink before Winter.