Tag Archives: Orange

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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A labeled Gordon’s Dry Gin, Gordon’s Pale Orange Bitters and a Tanqueray Fine Gin bottle

A labeled Gordon’s Dry Gin, Gordon’s Pale Orange Bitters and a Tanqueray Fine Gin bottle 06 February 2017 I really like to see complete packages when it comes to antique bottles. This means a great looking original label attached to … Continue reading

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Lash’s Pineapple-Ade Delicious & Refreshing

Lash’s Pineapple-Ade Delicious & Refreshing 20 July 2014 I suppose it would be nice to report that I picked up a super nice bitters at the Houston Antique Bottle Show yesterday but I did not. I ended up playing with … Continue reading

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Holloway’s Orange Bitters by Canada Dry

Holloway’s Orange Bitters distributed by Canada Dry 17 April 2014 Well, certainly not the most exciting and early bitters product, but a bitters none-the-less. So it must be added to the Orange Bitters series. Plus, who knows, maybe there is a … Continue reading

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A Placard that definitely features Dr. Lighthill and a bitters

A Placard that definitely features Dr. Lighthill and a bitters 23 March 2013 (R•032414) In early March, Civil War author and patent medicine ephemera collector, James Schmidt contacted me about a potential bitters he had spotted on a stereoview card that … Continue reading

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What?…more Orange Bitters…..!

What?…more Orange Bitters…..! by James Viguerie 20 February 2014 I think Orange bitters must have been one of the most common varieties produced. I took a look and tried to find the oldest brand of Orange bitters I could. Most … Continue reading

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Rees’ Orange Tonica – The Best Bitters in the World

Rees’ Orange Tonica The Best Bitters in the World  Risley Co. Sole Proprietors and Manufacturers – New York PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 19 February 2014 Well, this is the last advertising trade card from authority Joe Gourd in … Continue reading

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Mamma’s Recipes for Keeping Papa Home – Herdrich’s Bitters

Mamma’s Recipes for Keeping Papa Home – Herdrich’s Bitters  PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 18 February 2014 “Find out what drink is his favorite and supply him with the very thing that he goes to the club for…” Mamma’s … Continue reading

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Grandfather’s Perfect Orange Bitters

Grandfather’s Perfect Orange Bitters PART OF THE ORANGE BITTERS SERIES 16 February 2014 Now here is a really tough brand to identify. Grandfather’s Perfect Orange Bitters is yet another, unlisted orange bitters, represented on the extremely rare, Joe Gourd collection label … 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 R•050919) Here we have yet another mysterious and unlisted ‘orange bitters‘ trade card from the Joe Gourd collection (see below). At first I … Continue reading

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