Bauer's Bierschnapps

  • Leftover beer from the brewery was then distilled into brandy for local and personal consumption, creating the first Bauer’s “Beer Brandy” also known and “BierSchnapps”.


    1923 | Leopold Bauer purchases Vienna Brewery and opened the Bauer Family Winery & Distillery.

    1945 | After the wars the Bauer Family operation continued
    solely as a winery.

    1972 | Otto Bauer purchases A. Moessmer, one of Austria’s largest wineries, including their distillery reintroducing, "Bauer’s Spirits".

    2017 | Manfred Bauer brings the tradition back to life to share this unique spirit with the world being the first to import this type of spirit in the United States.