Category Archives: Liqueurs

Dr. Gilbert’s Rock and Rye Stomach Bitters

Dr. Gilbert’s Rock and Rye Stomach Bitters 20 August 2015 Finally coming out from under the work load associated with the FOHBC 2015 Chattanooga National and I am doing what I like best, that is passionately collecting and writing about … Continue reading

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What is Boonekamp?

What is Boonekamp? 14 June 2015 As a bitters collector, I often wondered what Boonekamp meant? In the early years of collecting, I thought is was a brand but later realized that many brands of bitters used Boonekamp in their name. Boonekamp is … Continue reading

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What?…more Orange Bitters…..!

What?…more Orange Bitters…..! by James Viguerie 20 February 2014 I think Orange bitters must have been one of the most common varieties produced. I took a look and tried to find the oldest brand of Orange bitters I could. Most … Continue reading

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De Kuyper’s Orange Bitters

Six De Kuyper Gin Bottles, 19th and early 20th centuries, May 4, 2013 Maryland Auction – Crocker Farm De Kuyper’s Orange Bitters PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 12 February 2014 De Kuyper originated in 1695 in Holland when Petrus De Kuyper started manufacturing … Continue reading

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Dr. Von Hopf’s Curacoa or Curaco (or Curacao) Bitters

Dr. Von Hopf’s Curacoa or Curaco (or Curacao) Bitters 14 June 2012 (R•070414) (R•102914) (R•102015) (R•091416) It is always exciting to hear and get information about a Bitters bottle that I do not have. In this case it is the … Continue reading

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