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Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters

Jacob Pinkerton’s Wahoo & Calisaya Bitters 21 November 2015 (R•020116) Have you ever used the celebrated Wahoo and Calisaya Bitters better known by the cabalistic letters “I.M. O. K. — 1864– Y!  Y!” This phrase is repeated in various period … Continue reading

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Griel’s Herb Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Griel’s Herb Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania GRIEL & YOUNG – MANUFACTURERS 25 October 2015 The aqua Griel’s Herb Bitters is another brand of bitters from Lancaster, Pennsylvania that was represented in the recent Nolt Collection of Whiskey Memorabilia that was auctioned off by … Continue reading

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Prairie & Plantation Bitters – Cincinnati, O

Prairie & Plantation Bitters – C. Frank & Co. Cincinnati. O 06 September 2015 As I noted yesterday in my “The Two Other Plantation Bitters” post, I have been watching the ‘new on the scene’ Prairie and Plantation Bitters figural cabin for … Continue reading

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Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters – Philadelphia 23 January 2015 (R•053017) If you are wondering why I have used cigar label art above when I am writing about the Belmont Tonic Herb Bitters, it is because Benjamin Labe was primarily a … Continue reading

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Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Dr. B. H. Kauffman Stomach Bitters – Lancaster, Pennsylvania 27 December 2014 (R•100915) Robert Cohen posted a picture of a Dr. Kauffman Stomach Bitters from Lancaster, Pennsylvania over on the Bottle Colletors Facebook page (pictured at top of post) and I … Continue reading

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An unlisted Old Hickory Celebrated Stomach Bitters – New Orleans

An unlisted Old Hickory Celebrated Stomach Bitters – New Orleans Simon Herrmann and Jacob Grossman 22 July 2014 (R•072314) (R•010515) (R•111716) Framed picture added from Glass Works Auctions. It was real nice running into and jawing with Courtney Frioux from New Orleans … Continue reading

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Doc’ Houcks Medicine Show

Doc’ Houcks Medicine Show 30 April 2014 (R•050114) Darrin Irwin (Erie, Pennsylvania) has been sending me these cryptic images from a book talking about Houck’s Patent Panacea. I thought I would take a moment and look at Houck. I immediately found this … Continue reading

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Swiss Stomach Bitters from Zwinger to Koch to Zoeller

Swiss Stomach Bitters from Zwinger to Koch to Zoeller  22 March 2014 (R•060314 – Z7 added) (R•110316-labeled Z7) It is always nice to hear from fellow bitters collector Gary Beatty from sunny Florida. Gary is also a Pastor by profession … Continue reading

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Sunny Castle Stomach Bitters – Milwaukee, Wisconsin

SUNNY CASTLE STOMACH BITTERS 20 March 2013 “Small Wine Glass Full 4 Times a Day” It is not often that you see a bottle with a great looking label or even rarer to see a great looking label on three sides … Continue reading

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