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August Schell Brewery

1860 Schells Rd, New Ulm, MN 56073-3834
+1 507-354-5528
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Great tour and great beer!

If you're looking for a brewery tour that consists of a detailed history lesson, beautiful sights... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Minneapolis, Minnesota
via mobile
German brewery tour

GreaT location for a brewery. In the area of a German cultural center. Good people, friendly... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Pete W
Minneapolis, United States
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German-style brewery.
  • Excellent68%
  • Very good25%
  • Average5%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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1860 Schells Rd, New Ulm, MN 56073-3834
+1 507-354-5528
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

If you're looking for a brewery tour that consists of a detailed history lesson, beautiful sights, and great beer. Then this is tour for you. Dale, our tour guide and all around great guy, was very knowledgeable about the brewery as well as the beer...More

Thank nikkosis
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

GreaT location for a brewery. In the area of a German cultural center. Good people, friendly folks. Great beer. Worth the adventure!

Thank Pete W
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a wonderful tour by a very knowledgeable employee. Tour included beer tasting (7 different flavors). I'm not always big on new beers but there was only one I didn't like- turned out to be my husbands favorite. You also get a glass of...More

Thank Carissa M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Very interesting history of the second oldest brewery in the US. Beautiful grounds to see. I also enjoyed learning about the brewing process and generous samples at the end of the tour.

1  Thank Swanny998
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Quick and interesting tour followed by beer and root beer samples. Very enjoyable. Beautiful grounds.

Thank LWork
Reviewed 17 June 2017

Great place for the people which love a beer. Go threw the whole process and history of this brewery finally to be at tasting of all of them. Really Great.

1  Thank Damian00
Reviewed 4 June 2017 via mobile

This brewery/property is beyond amazing. I almost feel bad putting this in the same category as a brewery because it's so much more. This property is beautiful and the history on the brewery is fascinating. I would recommend getting tickets to one of the daily...More

1  Thank Sammy0222
Reviewed 21 May 2017

We were camping for the weekend near New Ulm and decided to go into town and see what there was to do. My dad wanted to check out this brewery and it ended up being a very fun stop. They give you a tour of...More

Thank Karissa E
Reviewed 10 April 2017

Stopped in during a road trip. Took the tour. The guide gave an excellent history on the family, the area, and history of the brewery. The tour ends with a sampling of beer. The brewery also has a cute gift shop. Tours run every hour...More

1  Thank Cassie D
Reviewed 21 February 2017

We were down there for the annual WELS Grade School basketball tournament and a big group went together to the tour with the kids. It was a beautiful February day and was awesome to enjoy the outdoor grounds and of course see the peacocks walking...More

Thank Aimee 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