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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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Ash Tonic Bitters – John C. Horting, Lancaster, Pennsylvania

Ash Tonic Bitters – John C. Horting, Lancaster, Pennsylvania 15 October 2015 The Ash Tonic Bitters was a surprise in the Conestoga Auction Company event last Saturday when the Nolt Collection of Whiskey Memorabilia was auctioned off in a live and web … Continue reading

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Mishler’s Herb Bitters and The Mishler Family

Mishler’s Herb Bitters and the Mishler Family 14 October 2015 If you are a bitters collector, you probably possess a bottle or two of the celebrated Mishler’s Herb Bitters on your shelves. The Great Household Remedy. Very popular and with … Continue reading

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Jeremiah Rohrer – Nolt Collection of Whiskey Memorabilia

Jeremiah Rohrer – Nolt Collection of Whiskey Memorabilia Rohrer’s Expectoral Wild Cherry Tonic 11 October 2015 (R•101615) One of my favorite bottles is the Rohrer’s Expectoral Wild Cherry Tonic. I consider it a bitters even though “Bitters” is not embossed on … Continue reading

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Dr. Owen’s European Life Bitters – Detroit

Dr. Owen’s European Life Bitters – Detroit Which Dr. Owen’s are we talking about? 05 June 2015 Let’s take a moment and look at the Dr. Owen’s European Life Bitters from Detroit, Michigan. This is a pretty old bitters bottle with a … Continue reading

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Diamond’s Improved Swedish Blood Bitters – Buffalo, New York

Diamond’s Improved Swedish Blood Bitters – Buffalo, New York Diamond’s Blood Bitters 24 May 2015 Well, I suppose I had to go here now that I posted on the Diamond B Stomach Bitters that referenced the Diamond “M” Bitters. What’s … Continue reading

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McKelvy’s Stomach Bitters – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

McKelvy’s Stomach Bitters – Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Aqua and Cornflower Blue 14 February 2015 Sometimes there is just so little information available to help identify a bottle that you just have to connect the dots and make assumptions. In today’s case it … Continue reading

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Outlandish Fellow Dressed in a Suit with Top Hat and Umbrella

Outlandish Fellow Dressed in a Suit with Top Hat and Umbrella Early Snake Oil Salesman 08 February 2015 “A young woman in Lynn, Mass., was induced to try Dr. True’s Elixir. As a result she was relieved of a tape … Continue reading

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Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters – Racine, Wisconsin

Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters – Racine, Wisconsin 25 January 2015 (R•012615) Here is another tough-to-find bitters that showed up and was snapped-up in moments on Jeff Wichmann’s American Bottle Auctions Sale Page. The Dr. B. L. Bull’s Vegetable Bitters … Continue reading

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John Dente Recollections

John Dente Recollections 02 December 2014 The following e-mail communications are posted in the hopes of recording memories and recollections of great bitters bottles that have changed hands. We are only temporary custodians of these great beauties. Thank you to John … Continue reading

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