Unveiling the charm of Augustiner Bräu in Salzburg

Unveiling the Charm of Augustiner Bräu – The Historic Brewery in Salzburg

Hold onto your beer mugs and get ready for an out-of-this-world journey into the fascinating world of Augustiner Bräu Salzburg—the famous brewery that’s been quenching thirst for over four centuries.

Tucked away in the heart of Salzburg’s old town, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the MĂĽlln district, this brewery is the ultimate symbol of Austrian history and tradition.

If you’re wondering how to spend one day in Salzburg for your upcoming visit, why not have a look at our article?

Augustiner Bräu Salzburg
Augustiner Bräu Salzburg

Buckle up to unlock its top secrets with us 🔒🗝️ 

đź“– Storytime 

Long, long ago, in a land not so far away, a group of clever Augustinian monks decided to try their hands at brewing beer. Turns out, they were not only masters of prayer, but also beer alchemists! And so, in 1621, Augustiner Bräu Salzburg was born, a testament to the brilliance of both hops and… holiness. 

🍺 Beer, beer, beer 

Now, let’s talk beer, shall we? Prepare to taste the legacy itself, because at Augustiner Bräu Salzburg, they’re all about keeping it old-school and full of flavor. They’ve been following their classic recipe for ages, and guess what? It’s still a hands-on affair, no fancy machines here. Want to know a fun fact? They churn out over 18,000 hectoliters of beer annually. Wow! 

Plus, they’ve got a fantastic beer lineup: from the crisp and refreshing Augustiner beer to the rustic charm of kloster beer, there’s something here for every palate. And they still serve it in good old-fashioned wooden barrels, making each sip a kind of time-traveling experience. Talking about pints with history.  

But here’s where it gets even cooler: the beer flowing fresh from the wooden barrels is going straight into stone jugs. That’s how they do it at Augustiner Bräu—sticking to tradition by pouring their delicious beer into stone jugs that you get to hold and enjoy. So, when you raise your jug, remember you’re doing more than just drinking beer; you’re tasting history, tradition, and the passion of true beer artisans. Cheers to that! 

Augustiner beer
Augustiner beer

🛢️ ️ Meet the Salzburg brewery  

But the real star of the show is the beer brewery itself with its charming architecture and rich history. The Augustiner Bräu Salzburg is like that cool grandparent who never seems to age, you know? Besides, who needs flashy stainless steel when you have all those rustic vibes of ancient wooden barrels? 

You can also get behind the scenes to witness the magic of a “living brewery museum”, as they advertise on their website. From the brewhouse to the bottle, you’ll be on a thrilling journey following the path of their famous beer. Gather your crew of 10 or more, and let the fun begin. 

đź“… Beer-ful events 

Calling all party planners and beer enthusiasts! If you’re looking for a unique and special event, you can have it at the BräustĂĽbl. They can offer you and your group a buffet of yummy snacks which you can pre-order for groups of 8 or more. Looking for more reasons to have your event there? Well… You can have your very own wooden barrel or keg of beer in sizes like 15, 25, or 50 liters. Cutlery and plates included. It doesn’t get cooler than that, right? 

Augustiner Bräu Salzburg

Augustiner Bräu: FAQs

Where is the Augustiner Bräu Salzburg located?

Augustiner Bräu Salzburg is situated in the heart of Salzburg's old town, a UNESCO World Heritage site in the Mülln district.

What's the history of Augustiner Bräu Salzburg?

The brewery was established in 1621 by a group of Augustinian monks. It's a testament to the brilliance of both hops and holiness, and it has been serving beer for over four centuries.

How is the beer at Augustiner Bräu Salzburg made?

At Augustiner Bräu Salzburg, beer is still made following a classic recipe. It's a hands-on affair, with no fancy machines, and beer is still served in old-fashioned wooden barrels.

What kind of beer does Augustiner Bräu Salzburg offer?

They have a fantastic beer lineup, from the crisp and refreshing Augustiner beer to the rustic charm of Kloster beer. They produce over 18,000 hectoliters of beer annually.

How is the beer served at Augustiner Bräu Salzburg?

The beer at Augustiner Bräu Salzburg is served in stone jugs, poured directly from the wooden barrels. This tradition makes each sip a kind of time-traveling experience.

What can you expect from the Salzburg brewery itself?

The Augustiner Bräu Salzburg features charming architecture and a rich history. You can also get a behind-the-scenes look at the "living brewery museum" and follow the path of their famous beer.

Can I host events at the Augustiner Bräu Salzburg?

Yes, if you’re looking for a unique event, you can host it at the Bräustübl. They offer a buffet of snacks for groups of 8 or more, and you can even have your own wooden barrel or keg of beer in various sizes.

What's unique about Augustiner Bräu Salzburg's serving tradition?

At Augustiner Bräu Salzburg, they stick to tradition by pouring their delicious beer into stone jugs, offering a taste of history, tradition, and the passion of true beer artisans.

How much beer does Augustiner Bräu Salzburg produce annually?

Augustiner Bräu Salzburg churns out over 18,000 hectoliters of beer annually.

Can I take a tour of Augustiner Bräu Salzburg?

Yes, the brewery offers a behind-the-scenes look at their "living brewery museum," where you can follow the path of their famous beer from the brewhouse to the bottle.

🛎️ ️ Where to stay in Salzburg 

Only at the MEININGER Hotel Salzburg City Center—the ideal base for all your beer adventures in Salzburg!

Address: FĂĽrbergstraĂźe 18-20, 5020 Salzburg, Austria  

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