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August Schell Brewery

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Address: 1860 Schell Rd., New Ulm, MN
Phone Number: +1 507-354-5528
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11:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Sat 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Activities: Group tours/walking tour
Description: German-style brewery.

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Decent Brewery

As far as brewery tours go, this one has a few ups and downs. The people who work there were great. Everyone is very friendly and our tour guide seemed very genuine when... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 27, 2015
John M
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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Minneapolis, Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 27, 2015 NEW

As far as brewery tours go, this one has a few ups and downs. The people who work there were great. Everyone is very friendly and our tour guide seemed very genuine when discussing the history of the brewery. The grounds are absolutely beautiful. Be sure to take some time to walk around. The tasting gives you a pretty decent... More 

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Minneapolis
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2015

New Ulm is a lovely little town and this is a historic spot that should be on the 'to see' list when you're there. The grounds and gardens are lovely. It's too bad that the beautiful old family home isn't available to tour. You'll be surprised to see a peacock strolling the grounds and you can see deer in a... More 

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Austin, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 1, 2015

Lovely grounds. Interesting tour. Fascinating museum. It has a lovely old-world feel and it's one of the nicest breweries I've visited.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

This local place, is lovely the gardens are always well taken care of. I shouldn't have to list any more than this to submit a review, if the facts are just this. ;)

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Shanghai, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

My Husband and I used to live in New Ulm and we went on the brewery tour several times. It never disappointed! The grounds are beautiful and for 3$ You get a tour, beer tasting, and a glass of beer. A great deal and a fun way to spend a couple hours. Don't forget to look for the peacocks!

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Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

My husband and I tour a lot of breweries and this one has to be one of the most unique in the Upper Midwest. The grounds surrounding the brewery are amazing, a family can spend several hours here. And yes, I said family, this tour can be for everyone, including gardens, a museum and sample tasting... root beer for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015

This is just a great little tour for $3.00 and at the end they have a fun tap room. They are home to 1919 root beer and they have very nice gardens during the summer.

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Minnesota
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Done this tour about 5 times in my life , never has changed . It's a very short tour but it's worth seeing . It's complete with free samples at the end , so it's worth taking 😃

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Saint Cloud, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Beautiful grounds. Fun and educational tour. Awesome beer and 1919 root beer! Cute gift shop, a little over priced but you expect that from places like this. Fun events!

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Mound, Minnesota
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Enjoyed the Historical Background of this Iconic Minnesota Brewery. Beautiful grounds to meander and an interesting tour of the old brewery, with a wonderful beer tasting at the end of the tour. Great way to spend a afternoon in the country!

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Additional Information about August Schell Brewery

Address: Address: 1860 Schell Rd., New Ulm, MN
Phone Number: +1 507-354-5528
Location: United States  >  Minnesota (MN)  >  New Ulm
Open Hours:
Sunday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Monday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Wednesday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am - 5:00 pm

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