Category Archives: Ginger Ale

“Up and Going” Excelsior Ginger Ale

“Up and Going” Excelsior Ginger Ale 20 February 2016    (R•022116) I received the following “Need Help” message from Troy Beck (Xenia, Ohio) over on PRG Facebook. I get a lot of these types of questions and I am usually … Continue reading

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Everything’s better with bitterquelle. . .

Everything’s better with bitterquelle… by Ken Previtali 04 March 2015 (R•071415) Reading the recent post on Hunyadi Janos reminded me of how the details of what we might consider commonplace can be intriguing. What could be more commonplace than water? … Continue reading

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Electric Bitters and Electrified Ginger Ale: Were they really “zapped” or was it just more quackery?

Electric Bitters and Electrified Ginger Ale: Were they really “zapped” or was it just more quackery? by Ken Previtali 16 July 2014 Reading the most recent Electric Bitters post on PRG got me thinking about this “zapping” thing. With the … Continue reading

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Could a mundane bottle of wine-flavored ginger ale be a descendent of a winery established in 1835?

Could a mundane bottle of wine-flavored ginger ale be a descendent of a winery established in 1835? 24 June 2014 by Ken Previtali Two earlier PRG posts, one on Bininger’s Knickerbocker Wine Bitters and another more recently, on California Wine … Continue reading

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Holloway’s Orange Bitters by Canada Dry

Holloway’s Orange Bitters distributed by Canada Dry 17 April 2014 Well, certainly not the most exciting and early bitters product, but a bitters none-the-less. So it must be added to the Orange Bitters series. Plus, who knows, maybe there is a … Continue reading

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Is there elegance and mystique in a milk glass soda bottle from Massachusetts?

Is there elegance and mystique in a milk glass soda bottle from Massachusetts? by Ken Previtali 21 January 2014 The post(s) on Gary Katzen’s remarkable white milk glass collection (Read: Why White? or How the %$#@! did you choose that Category?) were … Continue reading

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From clear to purple or brown, that’s how irradiation runs

From clear to purple or brown, that’s how irradiation runs by Ken Previtali 01 December 2013 Regarding the post on “Artificially Purpled Glass” with the link to David Whitten’s fantastic website: David also mentions the effects radiation has on bottles … Continue reading

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Don’t Bogart that Gin . . . ger Ale

Don’t Bogart that Gin . . . ger Ale 01 November 2013 The ad also reveals that Gordon & Co. purchased the Equinox Springs bottling business in Manchester, Vermont. Another post from Ginger Ale authority Ken Previtali. This will join … Continue reading

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The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House

  The Diamond Ginger Ale Bottle House 27 October 2013 F., Enjoyed the post on upcoming article in Bottles and Extras on Tonopah, Nevada bottle dig. Tonopah rang a bell and sure enough, it was a postcard of a house … Continue reading

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The Ginger Ale Page – Ken Previtali

The GINGER ALE Page Ken Previtali 19 October 2013 (R•102713) (R•110213) One of the neat things about Peachridge Glass is the opportunity and doors it opens to correspond with collectors. I am constantly receiving new material and updating posts which … Continue reading

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