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Botanic Nerve Bitters – Herb Medicine Company, Philadelphia

Botanic Nerve Bitters Herb Medicine Company – Philadelphia 26 April 2019 I came across some nice pictures of a partially labeled (about 90% compete) Botanic Nerve Bitters bottle from a past eBay sale. The gentleman who sent the images felt … Continue reading

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Dr. Hills Restorative Strengthening Bitters – Farmer N.Y.

Dr. Hills Restorative Strengthening Bitters – Farmer N.Y. 20 September 2018 The Dr. Hills Restorative Strengthening Bitters is a hard-to-find bottle that I have only seen once at a bottle show and now twice at auction. Read: Two Exceptional Western New York Bitters … 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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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 (R•031319) (R8042919 – information Dale P. Mishler). (R•051119 – Swanson covers) If you are a bitters collector, you probably possess a bottle or two of the celebrated Mishler’s Herb Bitters … 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) (R•051119-Swanson cover) One of my favorite bottles is the Rohrer’s Expectoral Wild Cherry Tonic. I consider it a bitters even though “Bitters” is not … 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 (R•012918) Well, I suppose I had to go here now that I posted on the Diamond B Stomach Bitters that referenced the Diamond “M” Bitters. … 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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