1923 - Leopold Bauer purchases Vienna Brewery and opened the Bauer Family Winery & Distillery
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”
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