Tag Archives: August Schell

Why You Should Care About That Grain Belt Sign

You’ve probably already heard that Schell’s has bought the iconic Grain Belt Beer sign that overlooks the Mississippi river in Minneapolis. They plan to restore and re-light the sign by 2017. And if you’ve heard that, then you’ve almost definitely heard that Schell’s is planning to brew a new beer to celebrate this acquisition – a copper lager by the name of Lock & Dam Lager under the Grain Belt brand.

Minnesota Craft Brewers Win Medals at Great American Beer Festival

“These honors reinforce that Minnesota brewers create exceptional craft beers,” says Dan Schwarz, President of the Minnesota Craft Brewers Guild. “We are proud of our Guild members for representing the strong state of craft beer in Minnesota at this prestigious competition.”

Schells Snowstorm 2015

Schell’s 2015 Snowstorm – Wallonian-Style Brown Ale

Wallonia is a French speaking region in south Belgium. Wallonia is home to famous breweries such as Chimay, Rochefort, and Orval. Schell’s could certainly choose a worse place to draw inspiration for a beer.


Schell’s Releases Cypress Blanc Berliner Weisse

Cypress Blanc, August Schell Brewing’s newest release and latest in the Noble Star Collection, is a perfect example of taking tradition and twisting it just a bit.

August Schell Brewing saves historic Minneapolis Grain Belt sign

We all know the sign. It is a piece of our heritage and our history. The Grain Belt sign IS Minneapolis, it IS Minnesota. Schell’s has announced the fantastic news that the Marti Family, in cooperation with the Preservation Alliance of Minnesota, has announced the purchase and restoration of the iconic nordeast landmark.