First Taste: Schell’s Apparent Horizon Rye Berliner Weisse

Schell’s Brewery is set to release Apparent Horizon, the newest entry in the their ongoing Noble Star series, which explores different variations of the traditional Berliner weisse style. The American craft beer scene has become entranced by sour beers, Berliner weisse chief among them. In Germany, however, Berliner weisse is nearly extinct—a remarkable decline from 700 breweries making the style at the height of its popularity in … [ Read more]

Schell’s Dawn of Aurora

Schell’s Dawn of Aurora 8% ABV, 5 IBU Schell’s is on a beautiful track. With the Noble Star Collection, they have shown that they can still surprise us and Dawn of Aurora is no exception. This Berliner weisse has been carefully crafted to provide a light, slightly tart experience laden with notes of sweet fruits. … [ Read more]

Drink This Now! Schell’s Dawn of Aurora

While the latest beer in Schell’s Noble Star Collection sat aging in a cypress tank, Schell’s Brewery released three beers, announced their plans to expand the sour program by building a brand new brewing facility, and purchased the iconic Grain Belt sign in Minneapolis preserving the legacy of the historic brand brewed in New Ulm. So much was happening … [ Read more]

August Schell Announces a New Genre of Beer: German Craft

The Brewer’s Association’s definition of craft beer is meant to be a guide for consumers to navigate the ever-expanding craft and “crafty” beer selections at their local liquor store, bars, and restaurants. But for New Ulm, Minnesota’s August Schell Brewing, the definition’s strict stipulations that a brewery be “Small,” “Independent,” and “Traditional” to be considered “craft,” … [ Read more]

Schell’s Noble Star Series Grows Bigger and Brighter

By Brian Kaufenberg Great news for fans of August Schell Brewing Company’s Noble Star Collection. The brewery just finished revamping their second vintage cypress tank from 1936, meaning more bottles will be hitting shelves for future Noble Star releases. For those who are unfamiliar with the Noble Star Collection, August Schell has released two different … [ Read more]

August Schell Brewing Co. Releases “Star of the North”

STAR OF THE NORTH will be available early NEXT WEEK in the Twin Cities metro area (Week of 7/15) The Star of the North, the first entry in Schell’s Noble Star Collection of Berlin-style wheat beers, has been crafted using a very rare, revived cypress fermentation tank. Schell’s restored the cypress tank, which was purchased … [ Read more]