We take great pride in our particularly densely stricken network of locations and operations, who’ve decided to become Austria’s beer culture flagship under the umbrella of Brau Union Österreich. Get an overview of our breweries and sales storage locations here.
Traditional company since 1881
The Fohrenburg brewery uses only the best ingredients for the production of the various beer specialties, such as untreated crystal clear spring water from the Silvretta-Arlberg massif, natural yeast, the best wheat and barley malt and fine hops from the region.
160 years of tradition
The Gösser success story began 160 years ago. Today Gösser is the best-known, best-selling and most popular beer brand in Austria. The Gösser brewery uses local natural products: brewing water from its own spring protection area, malting barley varieties from eastern Austria and hops from Leutschach in southern Styria.
OF THE „BEERY BEER“
Puntigamer’s history begins at the so-called „Puntigamerhof“, a tavern that used to be located at the outskirts of Graz. Right there, the Knabl family founded the Puntigam brewery in 1883. This year marks the beginning of triumphant progress of the so-called „beery beer“, as Puntigamer’s also know, and of which close to 200 million pints are consumed year in and year out.
„OUR BEER“ FROM
THE STYRIAN ENNS VALLEY
The Schladming brewery is a regional brewery of specialities, located in the heart of the Schladming-Dachstein region of Styria. It’s the Tauern mountains that supply the brewery’s resources – The air up there and of course the clean water.
THE CRADLE OF SCHWECHAT’S LAGER BEER
Ever since 1632, Schwechater has been standing for pioneering achievements in the art of brewing. Back in 1841, Anton Dreher produced the first ever bottom-fermented Lager beer in beer brewing history, making Schwechater beer world famous. In 2016, the brewery celebrated 175 years of Vienna Lager from Schwechat.
People already knew back in the days: Investing a bit more time and diligence pays off for true beer connaisseurs. Nowadays, the historical knowledge about that diligence, used by the brewmasters in Wieselburg to interpet the recipes passed on to them, means a vital ingredient that helps lifting this regional speciality above mass products.
The brewery of Zipf is see as one of the engines of innovation on the Austrian beer market: It’s due to the Upper Austrian brewery that we have light beer crates made from synthetic material and the well-acclaimed 6-beer-tray today.
THE „FIRST EASTERN TYROLEAN
The Falkenstein Brewery is elementarily involved in creating new beer innovations. For that, their brewmasters use water from the brewery’s own well, while hops and barley originate from the best growing regions.
AND MEETING POINT OF
The speciality manufactory is a constant source of new beer creations that are oriented towards both traditional and international beer styles. At the so-called „meeting point of beer culture“, an understanding of the variety and versatility of beer culture is given to visitors and beer lovers alike.
BREWING CRAFT AT THE HIGHEST LEVEL
Since 1607 the Schleppe brewery on the outskirts of the city of Klagenfurt has been preserving craftsmanship at the highest level and living the art of brewing with passion. The foundation stone for today’s specialty brewery was already laid back then.