BLACK GLASS DR. HOSTETTERS BITTERS WITH BOTH PARTIAL LABELs
HOSTETTERS BITTERS WITH BOTH PARTIAL LABELs. Amazing portion of label remaking. Light added to show label. See pics for bubbles and tool marks. A little history I found: Hostetter's "Celebrated" Bitters. Was a nostrum developed by Dr. Jacob Hostetter of Lancaster, Pennsylvania. During the Civil War, Dr. The original formula was about 47% alcohol -- 94 Proof! The amount of alcohol was so high that it was served in Alaskan saloons by the glass. Hostetter sweetened the alcohol with sugar to which he added a few aromatic oils anise, coriander, etc. And vegetable bitters cinchona, gentian, etc. To give it a medicinal flavor. The item "BLACK GLASS DR. HOSTETTERS BITTERS WITH BOTH PARTIAL LABELs" is in sale since Saturday, February 8, 2020. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Bottles & Insulators\Bottles\Antique (Pre-1900)\Bitters". The seller is "2005tamera" and is located in Midland, Texas. This item can be shipped to United States.