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The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters

The Beggs’ and their Dandelion Bitters 18 November 2014 As a follow-up to both of the DeWitts Stomach Bitters posts, I thought it would be appropriate to do a post on Beggs Dandelion Bitters. Beggs and DeWitt were partners at one time. Read: Braille … Continue reading

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K.S.S.B = Kagy’s Superior Stomach Bitters – Ottawa, Illinois

K.S.S.B = Kagy’s Superior Stomach Bitters – Ottawa, Illinois 15 November 2014 You know, I like bitters bottles. Collecting them, tracking them, researching, buying, selling, trading, winning, recording, photographing, writing, blogging etc. Kinda hooked. It has gotten to the point … Continue reading

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Isham’s Stomach Bitters – Chicago

Isham’s Stomach Bitters – Chicago 10 November 2014 (R•111114) The Isham’s Stomach Bitters is an extremely rare bitters that some say may be a western bitters. Even in Ring & Ham is says, “Thought by some to be from San Diego, … Continue reading

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Did you see that Schrader’s Highland Bitters?

Did you see that Schrader’s Highland Bitters? 28 October 2014 (Updated same afternoon with found Schrader’s Highland Bitters advertisement) Gawd…I missed this one on eBay… hook, line and sinker, closing on Saturday, 22 October at 10:35 am. Well maybe that … Continue reading

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Hunki Dori Bitters – H.B. Matthews – Chicago

Hunki Dori Bitters – H.B. Matthews – Chicago “Before they left, they evidently reached a high state of hilarity as they imbibed quite freely of Hunki Dori Bitters” Burglars Drink Hunki Dori Bitters – 1874 new report (see below) 26 … Continue reading

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A labeled Mett (or Alett) Stomach Bitters from Joliet

A labeled Mett (or Alett) Stomach Bitters from Joliet 14 October 2014 (R•101514) Lou Holis sent me the top picture via e-mail saying, “Hello. Picked this up last week on eBay. Bottle is from Joliet, Illinois (my home state). It is a label only, … Continue reading

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Ask for Winter’s Stomach Bitters

Ask for Winter’s Stomach Bitters 12 October 2014 I love this advertisement above for Winter’s Stomach Bitters. I suppose if you drink the bitters you get a big stomach! This month, Greg Spurgeon has the very rare, Winter’s Stomach Bitters in his current … Continue reading

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Abel, Humiston & Co.’s Mountain Root Bitters!

Abel, Humiston & Co.’s Mountain Root Bitters! 15 August 2014 I received an e-mail (see below) while I was at the Lexington National Antique Bottle Show from a fellow in Illinois regarding the Mountain Root Bitters put out by Abel Humiston … Continue reading

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Looking Closely at an Electric Bitters Label

Looking Closely at an Electric Bitters Label 02 July 2014 Looking back, I can see that I have posted about the lowly Electric Bitters at least three times before. Did I say lowly and three times? How can that be? … Continue reading

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Look at this labeled 481 Brand Stomach Bitters

Look at this labeled 481 Brand Stomach Bitters 25 May 2014 That is exactly what the gentleman is doing with one keen eye, looking at his 481 Brand Stomach Bitters, “At Last”….”The Best”. Hidden away in John Pastor’s current American … Continue reading

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