Brauhaus Gusswerk in Hof bei Salzburg is the organic beer specialist here in the City of Mozart. Since it was founded in 2006, Salzburg brewmaster Reinhold Barta has focused on the use of sustainable ingredients and bio-dynamic brewing methods in compliance with Demeter guidelines.
Organic beers as a brand
Brauhaus Gusswerk stands for organic beers of the highest quality. Quality which founder and brewmaster Reinhold Barta keeps a close eye on in every step of the brewing process. His beers are manufactured using traditional processes and without resorting to synthetic additives. So gently, that the valuable vitamins, minerals and trace elements are preserved. And that’s something you can clearly taste!
Reinhold Barta and his brewing philosophy
The founding of this brewery on the grounds of the “Gusswerk” marked the beginning of a success story for Salzburg brewmaster Reinhold Barta. Previously employed at renowned breweries both in Austria and abroad, in 2006 he took the big step and went into business for himself. His philosophy: Brew organic beers mainly with Austrian ingredients from sustainable agriculture. And he has remained true to this passion, even after the brewery moved to Hof bei Salzburg in 2013.
Today, Brauhaus Gusswerk isn’t only one of the biggest breweries on the Salzburg beer scene, it is also famous well beyond the borders of Salzburg for its distinctive organic beer. Numerous awards have confirmed the consistent quality of the beer:
• European Beer Star 2011, 2013, 2014 and 2017
• GAULT MILLAU’s first “Brewmaster of the Year 2017“
• Top rankings in the Austrian Microbrewery National Championships 2009, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
• Beer of the Year 2009 and 2010 and 2012
• Brewery of the Year 2012
• Multiple platinum awards at the “bier.pur” tastings
• Beer Sommelier of the Year
If you wish to learn more about bio-dynamic brewing and the history of Brauhaus Gusswerk, we recommend taking part in a guided tour of the brewery. Afterwards, you can sample a selection of their specialty beers along with tasty snacks enjoyed at the brewery’s own Beer Pub.
• 1 room with 35 seats
• Seats outside 70
• Groups up to 30 persons welcome
• Children welcome
• Wheelchair accessible
• Dogs welcom
• Free W-LAN