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Farm Visits & Factory Tours

Alp and Dell Cheese - Emmi Roth USA

Visit the showcase store for Roth Kase Cheese Factory. See cheese being made. Try before you buy, with many samples to taste. Meet Tony Zgraggen - a Swiss native who manages the store operation and can answer all of your cheese questions.

Dairy Farm Tour - DeVoe Farms

Dairy farm tour on a family farm since 1985 - meet the herd. Also goats, a donkey, chickens, peacocks, cats and dogs, plus a barn quilt! $5 per person, kids 5 and under are free.

Dougherty Creek Alpacas

Call ahead to schedule a tour. Breeding stock and sales, quality stud service, boarding, Alpaca Show Management Services. "Our Passion is Alpacas - Our Focus is Fleece".

Hawks Hill Elk Ranch

A popular time to visit is late May and early June when the calves are being born. Hawks Hill Elk Ranch offers premium hand-trimmed meats, which boasts lower fat and higher protein than other red meats. These elk are grass raised and grass finished. Hawks Hill Ranch has won 46 national and international meat competitions. Owner Joel Espe is president of the Non-Traditional Farmers and Ranchers Coalition.

Minhas Craft Brewery

Brewing tradition since 1845! Under the leadership of the Minhas Family, the brewery and their product lines continue to grow. Please call ahead for reservations for larger groups, bus groups welcome. $10 admission includes a gift pack including 6 different products - 4 Crafts beers - 1 Soda - 1 Commemorative tasting glass. Guests between 13 - 21 receive a gift pack with all non-alcoholic products. Guests 12 and under are free and must be accompanied by a paid parent or guardian. Tours are 40 - 60 minutes.

Tour times:  Monday 11 am, Tuesday thru Thursday 1 pm, Friday 1 and 3 pm, Saturday 11 am, 1 and 3 pm, Sunday 1 and 3 pm.

Minhas Craft Brewery is also home to the Herb and Helen Haydock "World of Beer Memorabilia" museum.

New Glarus Brewing Company

  • Hilltop Plant - on Hwy. 69 across road from New Glarus Wood State Park
  • New Glarus, WI 53574
  • 608.527.5850
  • www.newglarusbrewing.com

Visit the home of the Spotted Cow! Owners Dan and Deb Carey welcome you to their brewery. New Glarus Brewing Company's Gift Shop offers a wide variety of merchandise from clothing to glassware to keychains and stickers. All of their delicious brews can be purchased on site in the gift shop. Take the self-guided tour. Enjoy the outdoor beer garden and the scenic view overlooking the countryside, New Glarus Woods State Park, and the village of New Glarus. Hours:(closed 4th of July and some other holidays): Gift Shop 7 days a week 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. Free Self Guided Tour 7 days a week 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Tasting Room - $3.50 + tax Tasting includes 3 - 3oz samples of our World Class Beer and a commemorative New Glarus tasting glass.