The Ottakringer Brewery

Amazing beers, plenty of creativity and a good portion of urban zest for life: these are the most important ingredients for our success. As Vienna’s oldest brewery, we have been known for having the highest quality and an extraordinary diversity of flavour for over 180 years. Our brewery resides in the heart of Vienna and has developed into a pulsating event location in accordance with our cosmopolitan flair. Here, in the heart of Ottakring, culinary and culture blend into a unique, delicious mixture.

How we brew

If you would like to know more about how we brew, you have come to the right place. Find out here why tradition and innovation are not contradictory.

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More about the Ottakringer company

The Ottakringer Brewery is the last remaining large Viennese brewery, and also one of the last large, independent breweries in Austria. As a family operation, this independence is extremely important. Find more figures, data and facts about the brewery. 


Ottakringer BrauWerK: The Beer Base Vienna

When it comes to craft beer, nobody can fool our BrauWerk brewers. Every Thursday and Friday you can taste our special beer creations directly from the tap.

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Uprisings, flotations, escape and brave innovations - there is a lot to tell about the brewery.  

Here is an overview of the most important milestones.

about our history


Europe’s best beer comes from Ottakring! 2016 was the year of the "16r"! Europe’s most challenging international beer competition, the “European Beer Star”, presented our brewery with top awards that had never been achieved previously in Austrian beer history. Would you like to know more?

information about awards

All facts in the company brochure

Because we find it completely understandable that not every Ottakringer fan wants to click through half of the Internet with great pleasure, we have put together this comprehesive company brochure which contains all of the important facts about our brewery in a compact form. Have fun reading!

The language of the company brochure is German.