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Question: In the Brewing Industry a six pointed "Star" represents "Purity" What do each of the six point represent?


The White Schells, center can third row was only in production for four days. Schell’s reduced costs by discontinuing using the colors of the can on the left. Upon viewing the ”White” can, the brewery stopped using the white color and the can changed to black and silver can on the right. 

This happened during the collecting craze of 1970’s. So many of the “White Shells” were saved and thus this very short produced can is not rare. Schell Brewing is the second oldest family owned brewery in the country - only Yuengling is older. 


Hauenstein (New Ulm) "The Beer with a Little Character"


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1893 Four brewers merged to form Minneapolis Brewing which eventually became Grain Belt.

       Grain Belt  

       1961 purchased Storz Brewing            Omaha Nebraska   

       1969 purchased Hauenstein Brewing  New Ulm, Minnesota   

       1976 sold to G. Heileman



     Before Prohibition, 86 tied houses

    1964 closed, sold to G. Heileman

    1966 Heileman sold Gluek label to Cold Spring Brewing, Razed 

    1997 "Gluek" named revived in Cold Spring

St. Paul

Theodore Hamm

Jacob Schmidt

     Stayed open during Prohibition - made City Club and Malta

     1954 sold to Pfeiffer, Detroit Michigan

     1962-1972 popular Schmidt Scenic Sets

     1972 sold to G. Heileman

     1976 made Grain Belt label.

     1990Brewing Leased.




Answer: Folklore says the six points stand for: Hops, Grain, Malt, Yeast, Water, and Brewer

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