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.