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Looking at Bitters in the Rheinstrom, Bettman, Johnson & Co. Presentation Book

Looking at Bitters in the Rheinstrom, Bettman, Johnson & Co. Presentation Book Cincinnati, Ohio 08 May 2019 As some of you may know, I been working with Bill Ham in getting the Bitters Bottles Supplement 2 book ready for publication. … Continue reading

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If you can’t do business, drink Rex Bitters

If you can’t do business, drink Rex Bitters Chicago 23 November 2018 (R•032319) Here is what I call a telephone bitters. A bitters product so late that you could call your favorite saloon, liquor or drug store and order a … Continue reading

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Sazerac Aromatic Bitters – P. H. Drake & Co.

Sazerac Aromatic Bitters Lady’s Leg P.H. Drake & Co. 07 November 2018 Looking at the motif of the monogram “PHD & Co.” on a Sazerac Aromatic Bitters bottle leads you to Patrick Henry Drake, the proprietor for the famous Drake’s Plantation Bitters. … Continue reading

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Harry Johnson’s 1882 Bartender’s Manual

Harry Johnson’s 1882 Bartender’s Manual 13 October 2018 It was interesting to come across and read online the New and Improved Illustrated Bartender’s Manual or How to Mix Drinks of the Present Style. It was published in New York City in 1882 … Continue reading

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Daily Dose | October 2015

October  |  2 0 1 5 Friday, 30 October 2015 Wakefield’s Strengthening Bitters from Bloomington Illinois posted by James Viguerie over at Bitters Bottles on Facebook. Wednesday, 28 October 2015 Here is a CASCARILLA BITTERS CO. KANSAS CITY, MO. // WILD CHERRY TONIC. … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Cocktail Party & Awards Banquet

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Cocktail Party & Awards Banquet 07 August 2014 The next group of pictures represent the Cocktail Party and Awards Banquet that occurred on Friday evening at the Lexington National. A good time to chill, catch up with bottle … Continue reading

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2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Hat Contest

2014 Lexington National | FOHBC Hat Contest 06 August 2014 We tried to add a little extra excitement to the Cocktail Party and Banquet on Friday evening at the Lexington National. Our idea was to have a hat contest based on some … Continue reading

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Dr. Crittenden’s Dyspepsia and Cocktail Bitters – Philadelphia

Dr. Crittenden’s Dyspepsia and Cocktail Bitters – Philadelphia 12 June 2014 Just a short post today to see if there is any relationship with E. H. Crittenden in Philadelphia and Charles Nelson Crittendon of New York. The other day we looked at Charles … Continue reading

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Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bitters Bottles

In honor of and in preparation for the upcoming FOHBC 2014 National Antique Bottle Show in Lexington, Kentucky, I thought it would be nice to look at the Top 25 Kentucky’s Rarest Bitters Bottles. I will try to add pictures if I … Continue reading

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An unlisted Indian Queen Bitters?

An unlisted Indian Queen Bitters? by James Viguerie 13 February 2014 (R•040819) OK, maybe it is listed. This ebay listing might be Ring & Ham I 21 in Bitters Bottles, or a slight variation of it. Too bad it is not … Continue reading

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