|Location||Bad Köstritz, Thuringia, Germany|
|Annual production volume||700,000 hectolitres (600,000 US bbl)|
|Owned by||Bitburger (since 1991)|
During the Cold War, Köstritzer was one of the few breweries in East Germany that manufactured beer for export. From 1956 to 1976, the beer was exported to West Germany. The brewery has been owned by the Bitburger Brauerei since 1991. The total output of the brewery increased from 145,000 hectoliters in 1991 to 910,000 hL in 2004.
Köstritzer produces the following types of beer: