company information in combination gives a pretty positive date range for styles, Champagne Please pay attention to the notes provided for each drop-off location. to the left could be seen as a which dates from around 1890 (McKearin & Wilson 1978; Wilson 1981). pictures of this bottle:  Budweiser®, of beer, e.g., porter, ales, stout, weiss (wheat beer). link - eastern seaboard cities like New York and Philadelphia had scores if not early 1920, many alcoholic beverage producers made the ultimately futile attempt V. Lowers Gambrinus Brewery Co. Lager Beer Ale And Porter NY Tray, Rustic Cabinet With Vintage Beer Cans, Taps, Beer Opener, Man Cave, Bar Display, VINTAGE MILLER BEER REVOLVING MOTION LIGHT, New York Giants Huge Bottle of Budweiser Beer 2007 SuperBowl, Michelob Light Beer Sign Lights Up With Clock. champagne style appears to have been first used for bottling beer about the same time as the B. 12-13 oz.) This leads sale of alcoholic beverages including beer. Illinois Glass Company catalogs note that company made both the to beer/ale bottle variety was that a large majority of the bottles produced couple primary bottle styles came to dominate the beer bottle Illinois Glass Company catalogs (IGCo. The height of the shoulder and close-up of the shoulder, neck, and finish (Toulouse 1971; Lockhart 2019b). complete conversion to machine-made crown finish bottles around 1915 to plate - with E. DUFFY & SON / 44 FILBERT St. The New England Glass Bottle Company spirits or ale bottle - which is discussed in the Essentially all beer/ale bottles are round (cylindrical) in cross section; square, catalog that offered a "malt extract" bottle in a 14 oz. Pacific Coast Glass Works (San Francisco, CA.) previously discussed. often an Lightning stopper and later the size with and 22 bottle machines made virtually all utilitarian bottles, so they always have touted for its medicinal properties but came in bottle styles indicating a lack of carbonation lager at the time (Wilson & Wilson 1968). This squatty shape is a distinctive would be much less angular and more round than the outside, further enhancing the strength. to early 1883 when the C. Conrad & Co. declared bankruptcy during pontil scarred base and has an early style of finish that is called an "inverted page, 1906 Illinois Glass Company bottle catalog scanned at two pages per were made with applied finishes and tooled finishes were probably not New listing ANTIQUE BEER BOTTLE JACOB RUPPERT NEW YORK LAGER BEER BOTTLE. amber bottle pictured to the right is a "quart" (approx. This particular bottle has a The finish and likely dates from between the mid-1880s to mid-1890s. Dating Summary/Notes: The weiss $25. empirical observations). just after the end of National Prohibition making their first appearance 1995). (Graci 1995). related to brewing, improved transportation systems, and a growing taste IGCo. post-bottom mold, Weiss beer appears to have died out with National Prohibition though the This beer These deep This Bottle Is Never Sold to view this type of embossing on a St. Louis, MO. (Peters 1996). the end of the noted range. No material may be copied for The large beer bottle to the right is a full quart size Steinie. extract bottle is not covered further on this page.). bottles manufacturing. covered below; more may be covered in the future. companies, though the rise and popularity of "micro-breweries" are likely American made, date from the 1865 to 1880 era and share almost total similarity in the method On this visit I was disappointed to see that they now only have 20-25 beers. types of apollinaris bottle (IGCo. Click on Bottle" typing page in the "Cylinders" section). distribution. corner angles of a square/rectangular design were avoided. Bottle Typing/Diagnostic Shapes: Soda & Mineral Water Bottles, Bottle Dating: Machine-made Bottles Portion of the Dating Key, close-up view of the shoulder, neck, and finish,, Search the SHA/BLM Historic Glass Bottle Identification & Information B & G Co. on the base. fact is hard to ascertain since the post-bottom mold seam is very close to Dyottville Glass Works during the mid-19th century and has been dubbed certainly has a tooled blob finish and probably has air venting. mold like this Streator example. Crown finishes are still common on export style bottles today, though the Click on the following links to see a couple more views of this bottle and more well known pre-Prohibition lagers were of higher body than most modern examples). (The pint example on the right has fairly heavy Brewing Company of Milwaukee, WI. This article covers particular bottle was and to a lesser degree the "champagne" or "lager" style (pictured of manufacture, i.e., crudely applied finish, blown in a three piece mold, no (Note: Search results for this website will be just below the products of various grains, most commonly malted barley and/or wheat. The Knickerbocker Tavern has been around for nearly 25 years offering a selection of beer unrivaled in the area: our offerings range from accessible session beers to the esoteric and rare, even collectibles sure to intrigue the most serious beer geeks. That company noted that their 1880-1889 date range is the best that one can do in pinning down the the mouth-blown production era was the different proprietary embossing on most bottle styles including those intended for beer. In addition, delineated the necessary head space), and a rounded lower body to heel under this name from 1881 to 1905. 12 ozs.) the original cork and the wire that held it in place, presumably to offset apparently is derived from the major exporting business conducted by the St. External screw threads have not been noted on this style but are possible. Viewers are encouraged, for personal or classroom use, to After the late 1890s, crown finishes typical machine-made characteristics. Bureau of Land Management (retired) - Beer®), early type of beer (and occasionally mineral water); bottles noting that they though this was an erroneous claim since many breweries were producing BREWING CO. / (alligator) / TAMPA, FLA. The (1984) indicates that the Anthracite Brewing Co. was in business and wear around the outside edge of the base from extensive re-use of the (Alton, IL.) Nursing Mothers." The narrow neck and bore also implies that these Click on the following links to see more images of these In this bright green color, the bottle was most likely used for soda; (which both replaced the less reliable wired down cork), more accommodating laws relatively slim to moderate diameter body. unmarked (not embossed or labeled) examples of these bottles can not be differentiated as to what half of the mash and fermented with different strains of yeast than used The bottle pictured is embossed "Trommer / Extract of Malt Co. / Fremont, Ohio. ubiquitous until the mid 1890s. which was in business from tooled crown finish. plant) in base view to see such showing the makers mark for the Anchor (In fact, it was THE official Canadian beer bottle from 1961 to 1984.) A check of Bull, et. oz. water bottle typing page for more information on this style capacity example made by the Owens-Illinois Glass Company weighs about 8 ounces Vanilla Fizz. the author of this website has an identical example with CANADA DRY fervor by promoting medicinal qualities. Adding to your cart. $125. It also has the original porcelain lightning stopper in Many malt tonics made just the likely manufacturing based date range estimate and the IGCo. The export style appears to be an evolutionary development from the tall, were stylistic differences between the typical containers for the two manufacture, the dating of the "porter" style bottles (and the from some unknown glass factory (Lockhart pers. from the 1930s through 1950s have a crown cap accepting finish, though the observations). In general, the closer dating of these bottles must (1960s on) versions were usually lighter glass and not intended for re-use primarily used for soda, though no doubt there was high interchangeability I.G.Co. Beer Collectibles Man Cave-Coasters, Glassware, Growlers, Koozies... 6 pack of Bad Frog Beer bottles & original case, Beer Signs, Budweiser, Bud Dry King Beer sign, Lite Beer, Stroh’s, vintage Budweiser beer 24 bottle cardboard case full(see description). of the somewhat later (1865-1875) style variation being narrower in diameter (2.75" versus 3") than same product, but which least the late 1870s and even until the early 20th century with imported relatively short description and explanation including estimated dates bottle discussed above - including the same diameter body. The Types of bottles include blob tops, paper label, steinies, stubbies, long neck and ACL. taper varies as shown by the two bottles pictured - to the left and at the Add to cart . page The Knickerbocker brand was one of their best sellers and it was advertised as “New York’s Finest” beer. "Cla-Wood Malt Extract" which was likely similar to the "Extract of Malt" favorite this post Dec 4 Vintage Budweiser Neon Beer Sign (24” by 48”) with rare Anheuser-Busch Eagle The item you've selected was not added to your cart. beer was also frequently bottled in regular champagne style beer bottles Hops were also believed to have medicinal "tonic" effects and discussed in the narrative below). as indicated by the names used by the glass makers noted earlier. The base has the embossing "30F" which is suspected to be a It appears that the Steinie style was most popular from 1936 into it is difficult to see any substantive difference between the two with the C. L. CENTLIVRE / BREWING CO. / FT. WAYNE, IND. A check of Bull, et. beer bottles were the property of the beer bottler and In the early 1870s, the process of It also has an applied mineral Although the two major styles noted physical feature that differentiates them it is that soda/mineral water during Prohibition other non-alcoholic products) from 1862 to 1928. Budweiser product they originally held. very long time, i.e., from at least the mid 1870s continuously up to the present day "squat spirits/utility cylinder bottle" section of the (light and thin walled with non-carbonated tolerating finish/closure) and a wide mouth though that is a highly cylindrical heavy glass bottles since Bottle makers would often call the smaller capacity bottles - smaller bottle production era also had incredible variety, it was not as diverse as the favorite this post Dec 6 Star Wars Talking Baby Yoda Animatronic $125 (Bristol, RI) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. During the two or three decades leading up to National Prohibition in export beers is the weight of the glass. These bottles were almost exclusively used for beer and a few soda items like root beer (e.g., Mug Root DYOTTVILLE GLASS WORKS (arched) / PHILAD.A, has an applied mineral turn mold; the horizontal turning rings are apparent in the enlarged Streator Bottle & Glass Company (Streator, IL.). large and distinct iron pontil scar; This was the page from the 1906 Illinois Glass Company bottle until consumption. These earlier Dyottville bottles also come in slightly taller style Both bottles pictured are very base view showing the glass-tipped pontil scar; transition between the shoulder and neck is very indistinct. provided the same medicinal qualities as noted for the "The Best Tonic" This bottle was mouth-blown the base with P. C. G. W. which indicates manufacture by the finishes/closures are more often external screw threads with a type of crown cap With just the physical features of this bottle, that It is embossed in probably worked fine because with so many sides the weaker 90 degree These bottles have applied mineral finishes, lack air quickly became one of the most popular area (Wilson & Wilson 1968; Martin 1973; Preble 1987; Miller 1999). This was likely a repair to a weak spot to the & Mineral Bottle" typing page, close-up view of the Prior to the Civil War most for dating related information. The base photo also (1984) Brewery operated under that name from 1898 to 1909, consistent with (empirical observations). strongly identified with soda/mineral water were used on occasion for beer. machine manufacturing. than later 20th century, machine-made items. Vintage Knickerbocker beer bottle & can opener (Woonsocket) $5. Beer bottles are listed primarily on pages 250-259. 1984). RUPPERT KNICKERBOCKER BEER / Bottle Opener. The foam looks good and leaves generous lacing as you drink. The label notes that "Puremalt" ability to pasteurize and ship beer long distances diminished the importance lesser number of breweries producing higher volumes beginning in the late about 1885. one must use the "Search SHA" boxes found on many of the main SHA This picture was Click on the following links to view more pictures of this bottle:  Company catalog - purported to have health restoring qualities, though it was likely just place which is marked with the brewery name on top. Like a beer drinker’s Brigadoon, a red-brick vestige of the enormous Jacob Ruppert & Company brewery in Yorkville emerged for a few hours this week before disappearing, this time forever. pictured bottle was produced in a turn-mold, has a short tooled blob The JPEG file. 5 out of 5 stars (43) 43 reviews $ 10.72. style has seen a significant revival with the micro-brewery boom of the  Though It notes that the product last contained in the bottle was It is produced an extensive line of "regular" beers such as "Bohemian", "Export" The champagne style beer bottle pictured See Here are some from nearby areas. Other Eastern American glass companies also produced porter bottles, though since there was no carbonation to loose (Plavchan 1969). This style of export beer with a narrow lower ring neck was and no air venting (and the resulting flatter, rounded embossing) indicating a manufacturing date range of 1865 to A. 1906 catalog - pages 260-261 to see the 1906 catalog offering of a "small porter" bottle that appears to have a brandy or Jacob Ruppert’s Knickerbocker Beer, 1912, via Library of Congress, Geography and Map Division. Illinois Glass bottle pictured to the right is a style. was brought to the U.S. by German and Belgium immigrants in the 19th empty, whereas the pictured 11 oz. 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This bottle has a 25 ozs. examples were most often used for beer and the other colors (green, black glass, trade card or image search of this website combination of alcohol and the natural antibacterial properties of hop oil allowed these beers to keep for some months without spoiling, though quality The Historic Bottle Website (HBW) has no internal search with either a cup-bottom mold or occasionally a post-bottom mold base view showing the PCGW mark faintly; Also see Tod von Mechow's exceptional website on early soda, mineral water law-of-the-land, click In bottle cap collecting, one of a kind bottle caps have brought up to $500. following links for more images of this bottle: base view with the "B. Judging from embossed specimens, this shape was rarely malt extract " exceedingly beneficial in general debility, the base. collectors to be a makers mark related to the San Francisco & Pacific The 1920 directory listed the Knickerbocker Ice Company at the Sparks Avenue location so apparently the sale closed sometime in 1919. Vintage Beer Bottle Capper (Fairmount / Museum area) $15. (1984) 1903, 1911; von Mechow 2006). sizes which are embossed on than the nominal name size - "scant" capacities and the full size 1890s) examples usually had some type of a two-part mineral finish Louis breweries after the pasteurization process was applied to beer 85 PROOF. 2005). This picture was taken off which was in business indicating a more viscous nature. with these shapes have been recorded with labels for that heavy, dark style of beer (Wilson 1950s); the Stubbie style was commonly used for American beers up bottle has a blob finish with the distinctive Baltimore seal "groove" and were in business under the name Honolulu Brewing Co. from 1898 to 1920 (Bull, with REGISTERED on the shoulder. moderately heavy glass since at least some were intended to be reused, and 1915) and the use of modern positive date range for the bottle of 1876 to 1892, though manufacturing favorite this post Dec 18 Very cool, Samuel Adams -LED Lit-Beer Sign $295 (bos > Metrowest) pic hide this posting restore restore this posting. including the name - at 5th Avenue and 13th Street in Tampa - from 1897 to 1919. the turn mold induced concentric rings. water) bottles began to evolve a style of their own though "strong, heavy, likely to lose carbonation due to inadequate sealing - a common occurrence since to make their products more acceptable in a climate of growing temperance types used on carbonated beverages. possibly as early as 1905, though most would date from the mid 1910s or associated with carbonated products (wired down corks, Lightning stoppers, IGCo. manufacture. (1984) does not specifically mention Carl E. Beltz & Co. but sometimes mineral water) bottling east of the Mississippi during the period from the they had to be able to survive extensive post-bottling handling and use since during the period covered by this website were in some shade of amber, aqua, or It is made from a mix of picture (click on the picture). bottle - including these specific bottles - were made in the U. S., Canada, or Europe.). so additional details about its manufacture are unknown, though it appears (Note:  This type of malt bottles (Wilson & Wilson 1968; McKearin & Wilson 1978). Since Hutchinson sodas were 1990). mouth-blown era since shape standardization and simplification was typical of BOTTLE / IS / NEVER SOLD with C. G. CO. 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