Tag Archives: Holland

Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters and the Headless Man

Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters and the Headless Man 10 October 2017 My friend Gary Beatty forwarded the above picture and email below of possibly an unlisted variant of a Dr. Van Dyke’s Holland Bitters bottle from St. Louis, Missouri. I … 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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Looking at Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh

Looking at a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters – Pittsburgh 25 February 2015 (R•022715) Jeff Wichmann currently has a Boerhave’s Holland Bitters up on his American Bottle Auctions “For Sale” page that prompted me to pull my example out of a digital … Continue reading

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Dr. Beach’s Restorative Wine Bitters

Dr. Beach’s Restorative Wine Bitters 09 December 2014 Dr. Beach says, “The effluvia is very offensive; and I have seen worms, or maggots crawling in the flesh; and yet the patient has recovered.” Ahhh….another reference to an unlisted bitters, or is it? Sorry … Continue reading

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Mamma’s Recipes for Keeping Papa Home – Herdrich’s Bitters

Mamma’s Recipes for Keeping Papa Home – Herdrich’s Bitters  PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 18 February 2014 “Find out what drink is his favorite and supply him with the very thing that he goes to the club for…” Mamma’s … 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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Aromatic Schiedam Schnapps – Udolpho Wolfe

AROMATIC SCHIEDAM SCHNAPPS UDOLPHO WOLFE 26 May 2013 I have to admit, many times when I write something about a brand or bottle is not because I know something, it is because I want to learn more and I am … Continue reading

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Working Dogs

W O R K I N G   D O G S 13 January 2013 (R•082215) (R•111116) Many of us antique bottle and glass collectors have dogs as pets and consider them family members. We certainly do here at Peachridge. … Continue reading

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