Ginger Beer Stoneware ~ Johnstone Brewery ~ c. 1900Ginger Beer Stoneware ~ Johnstone Brewery ~ c. 1900Ginger Beer Stoneware ~ Johnstone Brewery ~ c. 1900Ginger Beer Stoneware ~ Johnstone Brewery ~ c. 1900Ginger Beer Stoneware ~ Johnstone Brewery ~ c. 1900

Ginger Beer Stoneware ~ Johnstone Brewery ~ c. 1900

Genuine Victorian Transfer Printed

GINGER BEER

W. G. Johnstone & Co. Brewery

Dumfries, England

c. 1900

This is a wonderful English Victorian stoneware flagon that once held Ginger Beer probably mixed with a variety of exotic flavored herbs . The original recipe requires only ginger, sugar, water, lemon juice and a fungal-bacteria symbiote known as a ginger beer plant. Fermentation over a few days turns the mixture into ginger beer. Brewed ginger beer originated in the mid-18th century.

7 3/4 inches tall x 2 3/4 inches wide ~ Complete with screw type top.

Great Condition. Small chip out of base.

ITEM ID
AMT2900
TYPE
Pottery, Stoneware
ITEM TYPE
Antique

Ginger Beer Stoneware ~ Johnstone Brewery ~ c. 1900

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