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Dr. De Andries Pure Sarsaparilla Bitters – New Orleans

Dr. De Andries Pure Sarsaparilla Bitters E. M. Rusha – New Orleans 19 February 2019 I recently updated the post for the extremely rare Dr. Hyde’s Southern Stomach Bitters put out by Dr. Edward Caleb Hyde in New Orleans around 1868. … Continue reading

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Tincture of Centaury Bitters – Bernheim Brothers & Uri

Tincture of Centaury Bitters – Bernheim Brothers & Uri Louisville, Kentucky 20 January 2019 If you go to the I.W. Harper website and visit the history menu on the banner, the following opening screen reads, “THE I.W. HARPER LEGACY, A … Continue reading

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Kohn & Adler’s Bitters – Rock Island, Illinois

Kohn & Adler’s Bitters Rock Island, Illinois 08 December 2018 I recently received an email and 1866 newspaper clipping from Mark Wiseman about an unlisted Adler’s Celebrated Anti-Cholera Bitters which led me to do a search for “Adler” information. This … Continue reading

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Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey

Barrel Series – Out of the Ashes, the Wolford Z – Whiskey 23 September 2016 (R•092416 – Z Solved) I guess my biggest question here would be why Jacob A. Wolford would put a “Z” on his figural barrel whiskey bottle? Does it … Continue reading

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The Hull Brothers barrel from Detroit, Michigan

The Hull Brothers barrel from Detroit, Michigan 22 September 2016 (R•102416) Here is a new barrel post for the extremely rare Hull Bros. from Detroit, Michigan. In fact, this is the only example I have ever seen. The amber bottle was offered … Continue reading

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Democratic Bitters

Democratic Bitters 18 November 2015 Here is a communication below from James Viguerie who periodically helps out with bitters posts. Looks like we have references to an unlisted Democratic Bitters made by Dr. Samuel R. Whitlow from Peoria County, Illinois around … 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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The Honorable Stephen Buhrer and his Gentian Bitters

The Honorable Stephen Buhrer and his Gentian Bitters 07 February 2014 As the trade card above and his advertising depicts, Stephen Buhrer was truly and honorable man, he worked hard and was blessed from above. He also put out Buhrer’s … Continue reading

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Who is I & L. M. Hellman of St. Louis, Missouri?

Who is I. & L. M. Hellman of St. Louis, Missouri? 09 April 2013 (R•011319) I received the following email and pictures from Matthew Levanti about a bottle embossed I & L. M. Hellman, St. Louis, Mo. This really looks … Continue reading

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Looking back at Deadwood, South Dakota

Usually, I do not get much time to watch television, but when Elizabeth and I do, we usually sit together on Sunday evenings and tune in on the latest HBO series. Award winning drama and documentaries are the norm, all … Continue reading

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