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Old 03-09-2013, 04:12 AM   #1
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The New York Public Library has a collection of old menus you can view at
http://menus.nypl.org/dishes/22744

Here is one from 1882 with prices:


Jas. H. Breslin & Bros Hotels 1882

On the Wine List page:

Ales, Porter, &c.
Ginger Ale, Imported .25
Zoedone .40
Allsopp's Ale .30
Younger's Scotch Ale .30
Miles Celebrated Pale Ale .20
Muir & Son .30
Bass .30
Guiness .30
Pippin Cider .30 .50
Russet Cider, Wood's .30 .50

then, below 3 other sections including
"Liquors, Wines and Mixed Drinks", "Cordials"
and "Mineral Waters" is

Lager
BOTTLED BY THIMIG
St. Louis Anheuser .25
Milwaukee Lager .20
Rochester Lager .20
Thimig's Excelsior .15
IMPORTED
Budweis .30 Tivoli .30
Kaiser .30 Culmbach .30
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Clausen's Ex .15
Yeungling's Excelsior .15

On other menus I find things like "Bass & Co. White Label"
or "Bass & Co. Dog's Head", "George Ehret's "Extra" Beer"
"Ruppert's Knickerbocker"....a lost world!

And found a picture of the Ehret beer here:
http://www.breweriana.com/vmchk/2-bo...mages.tpl.html

Ray
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Old 03-09-2013, 01:45 PM   #2
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This is pretty cool! Thanks for sharing.

 
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