Cieszyn Brewery

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Brackie Beer

The Cieszyn Brewery is a brewery in Poland and belongs to the Żywiec Group. Żywiec Group has five main breweries: Żywiec Brewery, Elbrewery, Leżajsk Brewery, Cieszyn Brewery and Warka Brewery, and is majority owned by the Dutch Heineken Group. The brewery is located in the border town of Cieszyn, on the Castle Hill in the Classicist palace.[1]


Żywiec Porter

The Archdukal Brewery, or Brackie Browar Zamkowy (Friar Castle Brewery), was built in 1846 by Albrecht Frederick of Habsburg.[2]

This brewery is the smallest of Żywiec Group and has a capacity of approximately 160 thousand hl a year. Brackie Brewery only brews Żywiec Porter and Brackie beer. They also brew a special "Mastne" brew created on the town's 1,200 anniversary out of four different malts: pilsner, Munich, caramel and wheat malt.[3]


Brackie beer's logo is green and contains an image of the Brackie Browar castle.

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Grupa Żywiec S.A."
  2. ^ "Cieszyn Castle Brewery - Grupa Żywiec S.A."
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Coordinates: 49°45′07″N 18°37′34″E / 49.75194°N 18.62611°E / 49.75194; 18.62611