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August Schell Brewery

1860 Schells Rd, New Ulm, MN 56073-3834
+1 507-354-5528
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My wife and I love visiting breweries and wanted to visit Schell's after drinking their Oktoberfest... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
via mobile
Fun place to spend a couple of hours

The brewery is in a very pretty location and the tour is interesting. At the end, you sample 6... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
West Des Moines, Iowa
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German-style brewery.
  • Excellent67%
  • Very good26%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“great beer” (16 reviews)
“root beer” (39 reviews)
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1860 Schells Rd, New Ulm, MN 56073-3834
+1 507-354-5528
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

My wife and I love visiting breweries and wanted to visit Schell's after drinking their Oktoberfest beer here in Wisconsin at a festival. Everything about this tour set it apart from the others. In most tours you get the same old story on how their...More

Thank GeorgeMM74
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The brewery is in a very pretty location and the tour is interesting. At the end, you sample 6 beers (2ounces each) then get a full glass of whichever you choose. You can enjoy it outside wandering the beautiful gardens if you choose. Definitely worth...More

Thank DebL457
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Our guide spoke clearly so he made the tour enjoyable for me. He explained the brew process and then we were taken to the Tasting Room for 6 samples followed by a full glass of our choice that was on tap that day. The 6th...More

Thank VHS-65
Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to New Ulm, MN needs to begin with Schell's Brewery. It is an exciting way to begin an educationally fun filled weekend steeped in the history of the Native American Tribe "Dakota" & German immigration. Check before planning your trip as tours are...More

Thank Sheila D
Reviewed 1 week ago

On summer Sunday's they have music in the lovely beer garden. Relaxing fun music. Mix in a brewery tour and time in the tasting room and you get a great look at New Ulm's German roots and Schell's impact on the history. They also have...More

Thank eatlocal1ofakind
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A must visit when in New Ulm. More than a brewery; a museum with artifacts, photos and much information. A walking tour of the grounds around the mansion, and the gardens are a must. Don't forget the gift shop and the brewery tour! The tour...More

Thank queenmum2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Be sure to check out the weekend biergarten. On Saturday and Sunday afternoons an area by the gardens provides a nice setting for sampling beers ($4) and listening to live music. A bread and cheese basket ($6) is also available. There are only a few...More

Thank GBinFL
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited the August Schell Brewery for a Sunday Afternoon event. There was a small German music group playing tunes, as we sampled their 1919 Root Beer made at the Brewery. This outdoor event was very pleasant on a warm afternoon. We also went through...More

1  Thank Bruce H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

German influence is strong in the city of New Ulm, Minnesota. It plays out in many of the attractions and it’s not too surprising that one of the attractions would be beer. I’m talking about August Schell Brewing, an historic brewery that everyone should take...More

Thank Bryan_Carey
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My wife and I and another couple visited the Schell Brewery on a Monday in July. We walked the grounds and wandered through the gift shop. We were too early for the restaurant and too early to sign up for the brewery tour. My wife...More

Thank Tim D
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24 October 2015|
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Response from gopher54 | Property representative |
Hi Karb21 - Thank you for inquiring about our tours. In response to your question: Labor Day through Memorial Day, we consider it more of an "Off-season" so tours are only on weekends. Times for Fridays are 1 and 3 pm... More

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