The Schell mansion gardens provide a tranquil ambiance.
The Schell family lived here during the early years.
A peacock freely roams the brewery grounds.
Brewery workers were housed here on the brewery grounds during the early years.
Today’s bottle filling equipment contrasts with that in the museum.
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.
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.
August Schell rolled out his first barrel of beer from his brewery in New Ulm, MN, on a delivery wagon in 1856.