Monthly Archives: November 2015

Dr. William Henry Conibear and his Tonic Bitters – Morton, Illinois

Dr. William H. Conibear and his Tonic Bitters – Morton, Illinois 29 November 2015 (R•113015) Joe Gourd scouted this unlisted (we think) Tonic Bitters on eBay (see listing) and forwarded to Bill Ham. Bill asked for my assistance. We can … Continue reading

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Dr. Asher Atkinson’s Universal Family Medicines

Dr. Asher Atkinson’s Universal Family Medicines Botanic Druggist, Principal Depot, No. 230 Greenwich St., New York 27 November 2015 (R•113015) Working in my “A’s” today trying to see if any unlisted bitters are parked in my “to do” folders. Here … Continue reading

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Beach’s Stomachive Bitters – New Orleans

Beach’s Stomachive Bitters – New Orleans Dr. Erasmus Darwin Beach 26 November 2015 You may have noticed more of a push here at Peachridge Glass and with other bitters collectors to purge their files of potential unlisted bitters. You see, … Continue reading

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Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters – J.M. Abeles, Leavenworth, Kansas

Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters Joseph M. Abeles, Druggist, Leavenworth, Kansas 24 November 2015 Here is an incoming email from super-sleuth, James Viguerie, as he finds yet another unlisted bitters reference, that being for the Wild Cherry and Iron Bitters prepared by J. … Continue reading

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Alphons Dryfoos’ Wald Koenig Bitters and an amazing bottle design patent

Alphons Dryfoos’ Wald Koenig Bitters And an amazing bottle design patent 23 November 2015 (R•120315) Here is a pretty cool bottle design that never happened. If it did, it would probably be the coolest bitters bottle ever, surpassing the figural indian … Continue reading

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Dr. Bishop’s Wa-hoo Bitters | New Haven, Connecticut

Dr. Bishop’s Wa-hoo Bitters New Haven, Connecticut 23 November 2015 Wahoo Bitter Co., 285 State, up stairs I put up a post the other day on Pinkerton’s Wahoo Bitters that fit in nicely with some other “Wahoo” bitters in my collection. … Continue reading

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Bishops Oppose Bitters – The Hydra-Headed Monster Drink

Bishops Oppose Bitters. HYDRA-HEADED MONSTER DRINK 22 November 2015 While patrolling the internet looking for information on Bishop’s Wahoo Bitters, I pulled up the following article from The Salt Lake Tribune (Salt Lake City, Utah) in 1890. With the Temperance Movement in full … Continue reading

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Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters

Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters 21 November 2015 (R•020116) Have you ever used the celebrated Wahoo and Calisaya Bitters better known by the cabalistic letters “I.M. O. K. — 1864– Y!  Y!” This phrase is repeated in various period … Continue reading

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Keeping an eye out for H.P Herb and Barto’s Great Gun Bitters at Hopewell Furnace

Keeping an eye out for H.P. Herb and Barto’s Great Gun Bitters at Hopewell Furnace 19 November 2015 I spent the past few days in Reading, Pennsylvania for business. Much of it in the downtown historic district. I could not … Continue reading

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Democratic Bitters

Democratic Bitters 18 November 2015 Here is a communication below from James Viguerie who periodically helps out with bitters posts. Looks like we have references to an unlisted Democratic Bitters made by Dr. Samuel R. Whitlow from Peoria County, Illinois around … Continue reading

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