Drinking Age in Austria

Drinking age in Austria is
See below for more details on drinking age and alcohol purchase age in

This is not legal advice.
Check with local law enforcement what is the legal drinking age
BEFORE drinking or purchasing alcohol while in the country.


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Purchase Age
On Premise 16 (beer, wine and cider)18 (distilled beverages)
Off Premise 16 (beer, wine and cider)18 (distilled beverages)
Drinking Age
Private None
Public 16 (beer, wine and cider)18 (distilled beverages)

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If the answer above is None it means there is no specific mention in the legislation, but you still need to ask local law enforcement before drinking in Austria.

The age limits are set out by the legislation of each federal state but where harmonized in January 2019.

You can find more legal details and links here:
Wikipedia Legal Drinking Page