Tag Archives: Eric McGuire

Use Dr. Henley’s Celebrated California IXL Bitters

Use Dr. Henley’s Celebrated California IXL Bitters 21 December 2018 Dr. William Henley is associated with a wide variety of products ranging from bitters to various types of patent medicines. His bitters bottles, typically round cylinders, are highly prized collectibles … Continue reading

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Pipifax – The Celebrated German Bitters

Pipifax – The Celebrated German Bitters or Vaudeville’s Funniest Clown or the Acrobatic Act or the Bottle Devil? 12 April 2014 (R•041314) OK, so what is a Pipifax? I know it is a labeled bitters and until recently, I did not … Continue reading

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Bennet’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters – San Francisco

Bennet’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters San Francisco A number of us were watching the western Bennet’s Celebrated Stomach Bitters from San Francisco that closed on ebay the other day. This is a wonderful bottle and I am sure the new owner … Continue reading

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Daily Dose

M A R C H   2 0 1 3 Section dedicated to daily thoughts and interests Saturday, 30 March 2013 Spent most of the day mowing grass on the tractor and then crashing for an hour or so. Feels … Continue reading

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Charles Lediard and his Liquor Products

C H A R L E S   L E D I A R D  and his Liquor Products 12 November 2012 (R•020116) (R•061318) (R•070718) With my post the other day on OK PLANTATION Bitters (see: OK Plantation Bitters – the “Big … Continue reading

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Dr. Harvey’s Blood Bitters – a Western English bottle?

Rick Simi, Bruce Silva and some of the western bitters boys have been discussing the Dr. Harvey’s Blood Bitters of late over at Western Bitters News. This includes the origin, proprietor, name, dates, locale, embossed typography etc. I thought I … Continue reading

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“the Buchanan Cannons”

“the Buchanan Cannons” 16 August 2012 Buchanan’s Malt Whiskey Buchanan Sour Mash Whiskey Buchanan’s Extract of Sugar Corn In late June of this year, I felt like I was wrapping up the Figural Cannon Series (see bottom of page) with … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Mist of the Morning

MIST OF THE MORNING 10 July 2012 (R•091516) Post amended 11 July 2012 with three advertisement submitted by Eric McGuire showing the Mist of the Morning product being sold as Bitters (see below). Also see comment from Eric below. Bob … Continue reading

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The Charles & Jane Aprill Blue Gallery

The Charles & Jane Aprill Blue Gallery 01 June 2012 (R•030817) You can be sure of two things when you come across a picture from the collection of Charles and Jane Aprill from New Orleans. The first is that the … Continue reading

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Thad Waterman “Warsaw” Stomach Bitters – Figural Cannon Barrel, Lighthouse or House Roof?

Thad Waterman “Warsaw” Stomach Bitters – Figural Cannon Barrel, Lighthouse or House Roof? 21 March 2012 (R•053015) Today I add the next bottle to my series of Figural Cannon Barrels or Transitional Cannon Barrels that are thought by some to … Continue reading

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