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.