Tag Archives: Edinburgh

Congress Bitters – The Great American Tonic!

Congress Bitters – The Great American Tonic! Dundas Dick & Co. – New York 15 January 2019 I have an amber rectangular embossed Congress Bitters bottle in my collection (pictured at the top of post) that I know nothing about. … Continue reading

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Was there really a Dr. Robertson?

Was there really a Dr. Robertson?  30 August 2014 (R•100318) Read: Check these T. W. Dyott bottles out! Read: Dyottville Glass I received an original newsprint copy from Carl T. Hotkowski of the Connecticut Mirror (Hartford) from Monday, June 26, 1820. Within that … Continue reading

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Possibly the Earliest Photograph of People Drinking Beer

Possibly the Earliest Photograph of People Drinking Beer 15 February 2014 While working on the Bernard’s Orange Bitters from Edinburgh post, I came across this image above which is possibly the earliest photograph of people drinking beer. It is a salt print … Continue reading

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Bernard’s Orange Bitters and a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland

Bernard’s Orange Bitters and a trip to Edinburgh, Scotland PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 14 February 2014 Here we have yet another mysterious and unlisted ‘orange bitters‘ trade card from the Joe Gourd collection (see below). At first I thought … Continue reading

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Looking at Scotch Whiskey Museum Images

Looking at Scotch Whiskey Museum Images The Scotch Whiskey Experience – Edinburgh, Scotland 16 January 2014 You may remember the Catedral do Whisky virtual museum link back in October 2013 (top of post). I was looking at it again last night in … Continue reading

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