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Schell Brewery

In the Garden

In the Garden 2

The Schell mansion gardens provide a tranquil ambiance.


Private Life

Private Life

The Schell family lived here during the early years.


Peacock

Peacock

A peacock freely roams the brewery grounds.


Nightshift

Nightshift

Brewery workers were housed here on the brewery grounds during the early years.


99 Bottles of Beer on the Wall

99 bottles of beer 1

Today’s bottle filling equipment contrasts with that in the museum.

99 bottles of beer 2


Copper Kettle

Copper Kettle

Our tour guide explained that this copper brewing barrel has just recently been retired;  that means it has been used to brew beer for 150 years.  That’s a lot of beer.


Beir Her

Beir Her

Beer can be found here at the Schell Brewery in New Ulm, MN.  The brewery has a museum which features original brewing equipment as well memorabilia.  Today the brewery brews Grain Belt along with its Schell’s beers and it remains the second oldest family owned and managed brewery in the U.S.


Beer Barrel Polka

Beer Barrel Polka

August Schell rolled out his first barrel of beer from his brewery in New Ulm, MN, on a delivery wagon in 1856.