Category Archives: Bourbon

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Educational Displays

FOHBC 2014 Lexington National | Educational Displays 14 August 2014 We ended up with thirteen education displays at the Lexington National that were as different from the recent Reno and Manchester National displays as possible. Interesting and interactive to some extent, they … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Cocktail Party & Awards Banquet

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Cocktail Party & Awards Banquet 07 August 2014 The next group of pictures represent the Cocktail Party and Awards Banquet that occurred on Friday evening at the Lexington National. A good time to chill, catch up with bottle … Continue reading

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Kentucky’s Top 25 Rarest Bottles

In honor of and in preparation for the upcoming FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky, I thought it would be nice to look at the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bottles. I will try to add pictures if I have … Continue reading

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An extremely rare Eclipse Bitters from Louisville, Kentucky

An extremely rare Eclipse Bitters from Louisville, Kentucky Stewart & Kiel – Sole Proprietors 05 May 2014 A large number of Cincinnatians, in view of the fact that the eclipse didn’t consider their suburb of sufficient importance to go there, … Continue reading

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Old Bourbon Whiskey Put Up By Wilson, Fairbank & Co. for Medicinal Purposes

Old Bourbon Whiskey put up by Wilson, Fairbank & Co. for Medicinal Purposes 24 February 2014 There is a wonderful bottle on ebay now reading “Monk’s Old Bourbon Whiskey Put Up By Wilson, Fairbank & Co. Sole Agents For Medicinal … Continue reading

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Walton’s Bitters Counterstamped Seated Half Dollar

Walton’s Bitters Counterstamped Seated Half Dollar 23 February 2014 Frank Wicker (bottlepickers.com) alerted me to an interesting counterstamped coin on ebay for Waton’s Bitters. This looks to be for W 22, Walton’s Bitters from Cincinnati, Ohio in the Carlyn Ring … Continue reading

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Grandfather’s Perfect Orange Bitters

Grandfather’s Perfect Orange Bitters PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 16 February 2014 Now here is a really tough brand to identify. Grandfather’s Perfect Orange Bitters is yet another, unlisted orange bitters, represented on the extremely rare, Joe Gourd collection label … Continue reading

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William H. Walker and his Tonic Bitters

William H. Walker and his Tonic Bitters 17 December 2013 I came across this 1869 advertisement above for Walker’s Tonic Bitters that I found in the Louisville Daily Express. I think I may have an unlisted bitters. Doing a little research … Continue reading

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Sterne’s Celebrated Congress Bourbon Bitters

Sterne’s Celebrated Congress Bourbon Bitters 3 November 2013 While looking at Bourbon Cordial advertising last night, I came across this wonderful lithograph of an early agriculture and hunting scene held by the the Library of Congress. The date is 1863. … Continue reading

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They call him Mr. Bourbon…

They call him Mr. Bourbon… 18 October 2013 I am pleased to announce that Michael R. Veach (Mr. Bourbon – pictured above) will be the keynote speaker at the FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky. Keeping in mind … Continue reading

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