Raise Your Stein In Austria At Local Beer Events

Jul 29, 2016
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Heading to Austria? Arrive thirsty, and satisfy your taste buds with a stein of local beer. Salzburg residents have been raising their own glasses since Stiegl Bier opened the city’s first brewery in 1492. Beer culture is a thriving institution in this riverside city, with four breweries and a wide selection of beer gardens and vibrant pubs. Austria’s largest beer garden, the Augustiner Bräustübl, dates to the 17th century and boasts a large, lofty interior hall and seating for 1,400 people in its outdoor garden. Beer is tapped from wooden barrels and enjoyed with sausages, cured fish, peppery radishes and soft pretzels. From Aug. 28–30, the Augustiner Bräu Mülln festival combines great beer and food with lots of live music. Newsletter sign-up

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