Rail Werks Brewing Depot is a family-run business, literally. Husband and wife team, William and Denise Roberts, head up the crew. Our daughter Rebecca Schultz, provides marketing and social media experience. And our son Ben, being 13, is just along for the ride.
Coming soon, we will bring a brewery/restaurant experience of the likes Minnesota has never seen. We will feature rotating craft brews, smokin’ BBQ and a large indoor space for year round activities. Snow will never get in the way of the fun.
We are very excited about this venture. We would love to tell you more about the business in a one-on-one phone call or in person meeting. In the meantime, visit our YouTube Channel RailWerksBD. Let’s follow a dream and make this happen!
We invite you to take a look around the depot while you wait for this train to roll into the station!
William has been a home brewer for over 4 years. Starting with a simple kit he bought just for fun and soon found he had a knack for brewing. William quickly advanced through the learning curve and developed a passion for experimenting with different styles and ingredients. Thanks to the patience of his loving wife Denise, William’s brewing equipment grew just like his love for beer.
BBQ got into William’s blood stream over 20 years ago. William and Denise have worked over the years to create their own homemade rubs and sauces to perfect their BBQ style. With a home collection of 5 different smokers (one home made out of an old refrigerator) he believes everything taste better coming out of a smoker.
Denise is known for her global flavor combinations and recipe development of homemade food. A strong believer that food made from scratch fills a stomach as well as a heart, giving all positive intent. William and Denise’s children have grown up knowing only homemade macaroni and cheese, cornbread and other family favorites.
With 12 years of restaurant management experience, Denise has the knowledge to bring our business to a higher level. Her restaurant experience encompasses staff and inventory management, revenue protection and profit & loss accounting. By knowing front and back of the house business, Denise makes us well poised for success.
Rebecca brings to Rail Werks Brewing Depot degrees in Business Management and Marketing. With a fresh look at marketing, Rebecca will help our business reach many different markets. Utilizing social media as well as tapping into the community, Rebecca brings her innovative skill set to market our business.
Rebecca also brings a passion for well-prepared, homemade food. At an early age she enjoyed the kitchen and found the magic that could be created in it. Her business sense as well as food sense makes her a strong member of the Rail Werks Brewing Depot family.