Category Archives: Humor – Lighter Side

Related Bottle & Glass Humor. The Lighter Side

Looking at a Burdock’s Blood Bitters Rebus

Looking at a Burdock’s Blood Bitters Rebus 27 October 2014 by Joe Gourd Ferd, Sorry, nothing for the Chicago Hunki Dori. I do have something for your Bath, Maine, Hunk (hairy eye) Dori post. Using the eye in place of the … Continue reading

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Drakes Plantation Bitters on 1874 Stereoview Mock Medical Scene

Drakes Plantation Bitters on 1874 Stereoview Mock Medical Scene 07  October 2014 Frank Wicker over at BottlePickers.com tipped me off to this wonderful, yet bizarre stereoview card on eBay with a mock medical scene, a wizard of some sort, some … Continue reading

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Pow! Gun Bottles

POW!! Gun Bottles 31 July 2014 There have been some pretty cool figural antique glass pistol and gun revolvers on the internet lately. I remember my father having a few of these bottles in a glass bowfront along with vintage glass clam … Continue reading

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A Dump Cake

A Dump Cake 01 July 2014 I missed this post over on Facebook on Fathers Day and just saw it today. What a great idea and effort! Posted by Ricky Weiner and captioned “A member from my web site posted … Continue reading

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A Bitters Club I Suspect You Do Not Belong To…

A Bitters Club I Suspect You Do Not Belong To… Nelsen’s Hall and the Bitters Club 05 March 2014 If nothing else, this post proves, beyond doubt, that bitters collector, Jeff Burkhardt (Cedarsburg, Wisconsin) has not aged and has looked … Continue reading

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Possibly the Earliest Photograph of People Drinking Beer

Possibly the Earliest Photograph of People Drinking Beer 15 February 2014 While working on the Bernard’s Orange Bitters from Edinburgh post, I came across this image above which is possibly the earliest photograph of people drinking beer. It is a salt print … Continue reading

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My ‘Purdy’ new bitters

My ‘Purdy’ new bitters P U R D Y ‘S    C O T T A G E    B I T T E R S 15 February 2014 (R•031414) I would like to introduce you to my ‘Purdy‘ new … Continue reading

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He had a new variety of bitters known as Red Jacket Bitters

He had a new variety of bitters known as Red Jacket Bitters 04 January 2014 As a continuance to: Red Jacket Bitters – Another Chicago ‘Indian’, I add today, an interesting reference to Red Jacket Bitters being used out west, submitted … Continue reading

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Did Carrie Nation ever smile?

Did Carrie Nation ever smile? 20 January 2014 Working on the “Bitters Please” post, I used a picture of Carrie Nation, that adorable leader of the Temperance Movement. It got me thinking, did she ever smile in any of her … Continue reading

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Looking at some Incoming Bottle Boxes

Looking at some Incoming Bottle Boxes 18 January 2014 Yesterday on Daily Dose and PRG Facebook I posted the above picture and said, “Whew, been away since Tuesday. Very busy. How about a dose every three days? It is nice to … Continue reading

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