Numbers and facts

The Ottakringer Brewery employs around 150 people, yearly brews 530,000 hectolitres of beer, and achieved a turnover of 80 million Euros in 2016. But we do not only produce beer: Thanks to our unique event locations on the brewery premises, we are a permanent, indispensable part of Viennese city life. 

The brewery in numbers

  • Turnover of 80 million Euros
  • More than 570,000 hectolitres of beer production per annum (incl. export)
  • Approx. 6% market share in Austria
  • Around 180 employees
  • In-house well, 118 meter deep
  • More than 15 different beer types – the right beer for every taste and every occasion
  • Around 250,000 visitors a year at various events & on our brewery tours 
  • Active support for more than 5,000 events per year– from large festivals to student events

The most important facts

  • CEO: Dipl. Ing. Matthias Ortner, MBA
  • Executive and #1 brewmaster: Dipl. Ing. Tobias Frank
  • Brewing tradition since 1837
  • 4 awards at the European Beer Star 2016:
    • Gold | German-Style Helles/Lager | Ottakringer Helles
    • Gold | German-Style Pilsner | Gold Fassl Pils
    • Silver | European-Style Dunkel | Gold Fassl Dunkles
    • Silver | English-Style Porter | Ottakringer BrauWerk Hausmarke 3: Porter 
  • 1 awards at the European Beer Star 2017:
    • Bronze | European-Style Dunkel | Gold Fassl Dunkles
  • 4 awards at the Austrian Beer Challenge 2017:
    • Gold | Light lager beers and light Munich Beers | Ottakringer Helles
    • Gold | Viennese Lager | Ottakringer Wiener Original
    • Gold | Export and Festival Beer | Gold Fassl Spezial
    • Bronze | Stouts and Porter | Ottakringer BrauWerk Hausmarke 3: Porter 
  • First brewery to achieve the AMA seal of quality (since 2008)
  • Awarded the Austria bio-guarantee seal and the EU bio logo for Gold Fassl Pur (since 2010)
  • On-site craft brewery, Ottakringer BrauWerk
  • Unique culture and event location direct in the brewery with five different event locations
  • State award from the Federal Ministry of Sustainability and Tourism for the contribution to climate and environment protection
  • IFS certified
  • Ottakringer shop in Vienna