Our 5,500 square foot space in the basement of 26 Cambridge Street houses a spacious taproom, our "brewing nook" and lots of space for expansion. Our focus is on serving our community and we want to be known as a local, Worcester brewery. Our taproom will always come first and it's unlikely that you'll ever see 3cross beer sold too far from Worcester.
Our name references the classic spoke lacing pattern for a biycle wheel and you'll find elements of bicycle lore and culture throughout the brewery. Since we're cyclists as well as beer lovers, we aim to make 3cross the ideal place to end your next ride. Of course, we also aim to be the perfect place for anyone to enjoy a fresh, local beer.
One Love Cafe puts on a pop-up restaurant in our taproom every second and fourth Friday of the month. Swing by for a beer and some delicious Jamaican fare. Vegan and vegetarian options available!
New England Smoker Rentals partners with New Que to present a pop up restaurant serving BBQ classics and new twists. They'll be serving up a variety of smoked meats, classic sides of BBQ chili, macaroni & cheese, pit smoked beans, and loaded potato fries. They'll also have a BBQ twist on tacos along with vegetarian options. A sweet and savory dessert: Bacon Caramel Cookie Sandwich will also be available!
Wooden Noodles serves hearty bowls of traditional ramen. Fresh made noodles and local ingredients served in slow simmered broths. Vegan and vegetarian options will be available. Noodles!
Zack Slik brings you good old-time back-porch Americana roots music. Switching between mandolin, 5-string banjo, and guitar, accompanying himself with harmonica and a stomping foot. Sticking close to tradition, Zack cultivates old tunes adding his own arrangements to some well seasoned classics as well as performing original material hand carved from the same tree. It is music set to get your feet a tappin', your smile wide and your mind in another place in time.
Carlos Odria is a guitarist, composer, and scholar. His music embodies a blend of Latin American folk music, Spanish flamenco, jazz, and Afro-Peruvian rhythms, among other influences. Originally from Lima, Peru, Carlos moved to the United States in the early 2000s and has been an active performer since his arrival.
Matt Robert has been playing live music throughout New England since the mid 1980s. His current solo show features acoustic guitar, mandolin, harmonica, and occasional banjo on an eclectic batch of originals and covers.
Matt Soper is known for his ability to marry infectious hooks with musical integrity and has always prided himself on catching the attention of both mainstream music lovers and music connoisseurs alike. His voice draws you in, his instrumental prowess keeps you interested, and his songwriting encourages you back for more.
A soulful, folk singer/songwriter, Andrew O'Keeffe heads up a trio, currently based in Cambridge, MA. The group focuses on music that is engaging, truthful, poetic, and resonates deeply with audiences and listeners. O’Keeffe captures a sound that draws on blues influences and concentrates on thoughtful lyricism.
Secret Sage is a fresh and earthy acoustic group from central MA whose lively rhythmic tunes are sure to get you moving! These four utilize a wide range of musical styles, from reggae to traditional folk, playing a variety of acoustic and percussive instruments, including (but not limited to) guitar, bass, mandolin, djembe, saxophone, violin, cajon, accordion and even some kazoo! This group brings forth a set filled with spirited and quirky originals with funky covers thrown in. The band exudes fun and positive vibrations, guaranteed to make you smile at least once.
A rich and complex malt character evokes chocolate, currants and dark toast in this dangerously drinkable porter. 5.9% abv, less than 50 liters available
L'Enfer du Nord. The Hell of the North. The Queen of the Classics. Whatever you call it, Paris-Roubaix is one of cycling's oldest and toughest races. This inky black imperial stout is loaded with dark kilned malts for great notes of chocolate and coffee, bittered with a generous helping of pure hop resin and finished off with plenty of citrusy American hops. 9.8% abv, less than 50 liters available
3, 2, 1, SPRINT! While taking the holeshot doesn’t guarantee a win, it certainly doesn’t hurt. This American pale ale boasts a generous addition of Ethiopian Yirgacheffe coffee beans, roasted here in Worcester by Acoustic Java, which play counterpoint to bright citrus notes from West Coast hops. 5.2% abv, 70 liters available
How long can you trackstand? One hand? No hands? While drinking this beer? Like its namesake, this beer is all about balance. It’s a careful interplay between the nutty sweetness of fresh Pilsner malt and the gentle bitterness of Hüll Melon hops. 5.4% abv, less than 50 liters available
4% abv, 50 liters available
Like a single-speed bike, our flagship pale ale is a stripped down beer showcasing a single hop. A well rounded malt bill is complemented by additions of the featured hop throughout the brewing process. In this edition, Azacca hops lend a big punch of mango and pineapple. 5.2% abv, 150 liters available
A good cyclocross race is business at the front and a party at the back. With a big punch of tropical hop character that belies this IPA's sessionability, this beer would make a perfect handup for the racer that wants to join the party. 4.5% abv, 70 liters available
This beer is a bit of an experiment. Sometimes we like to just ride off the front and see if it sticks. Whether this one manages to capture a stage win or gets reeled in by the peloton remains to be seen, but enjoy the ride while it lasts! This particular batch is a pale German-style lager, packed with malt flavor and just enough hops to provide some balance. 7.5% abv, 70 liters available
Named in honor of Major Taylor, the "Worcester Whirlwind", this is our interpretation of the traditional Belgian witbier style. With Maine grown wheat, fresh orange and grapefruit zest, coriander seed, chamomille and grains of paradise this is definitely a summertime quencher and perfect to slake your thirst after a good ride. 4.8% abv, 370 liters available
A tour. A loop. A Ronde. A ride that takes you on the dirt less traveled. With big elevation, this won't be your fastest ride, but it will be the one you can't stop talking about. And afterward? Well, a simple blonde ale with a bold addition of apricot. That sounds about perfect. 5% abv, 370 liters available
We swear, we were just riding along and all of a sudden a bag of Maine grown flaked rye just appeared out of nowhere and fell into the mash tun! Can we get this warrantied? No? Well, that's alright, the dry, spicy kick from the rye is a nice complement to the old school West Coast hops in this pale ale. 5.2% abv
Just tuck yourself in behind that wheel. Get out of the wind. You deserve it! You took your pull, right? Now, relax in the slipstream for a bit and have a beer. A blend of Belgian farmhouse yeasts give this saison delicate notes of fruit and funk, which fade away to a bone-dry finish. 5.9% abv
Kombucha is an ancient elixir made by the fermentation of tea and sugar to create a refreshing probiotic drink. A healthy dose of yeast and bacteria transform the all-organic ingredients into a tasty tart and sweet beverage.
Our housemade soda syrups are made from fresh ingredients and organic sugar. We mix them to order by the glass in traditional soda fountain style.
We offer beer in 125mL tasters and full pours to drink here, as well as 750mL and 2L growlers to bring home with you. Our selection of beer is a constant rotation and you'll rarely see the same lineup on two subsequent visits. When you get here we suggest ordering a sample flight of the beers we currently have on tap. Once you've had a chance to taste, perhaps put an order in for some growlers to go and a pint to savor while you're waiting for your order to be filled. Your growlers will be waiting for you at the register whenever you're ready to depart.
We have some seating available at the bar for those visiting in ones and twos and tables around the corner for those in larger parties. We do our best to make it back to the tables to clear your empties and take additional orders, but when things get busy your best bet is to come order at the bar.
We don't serve food in our taproom. Our focus is on making the best beer we possibly can. However, you are more than welcome to bring food with you to nosh on while you're here. There are a number of restaurants to order from within a small radius of our location, there's a full supermarket within easy walking distance and we invite food trucks to park in our lot from time to time.
Being a bike themed brewery we hope that you'll ride down to 3cross whenever possible. We have plenty of places to stash your bike inside. We have a good-sized parking lot available for those of you driving, but it does fill up when it gets busy. There is also limited on-street parking, but please be considerate of our neighbors.
Find 3cross brews on draught or in bottles at these fine establishments in the Worcester area.
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370 Park Ave
117 Gold Star Blvd
138 Green St #5
117 Highland St
55 Pearl St
281 Main St
408 Pleasant St
366 Central St
232 Chandler St
392 Chandler St
455 Park Ave
195 Arnold Rd
Our taproom is located in the basement of 26 Cambridge Street, at the rear of the building. Our parking lot and entrance are located on Knowlton Avenue. For those of you who've been in Worcester a while, we're in the space that was home to Playoff Entertainment. We're admittedly a little hard to find, but promise that it's worth the effort!