Including beer, larger, cider, wine and all kinds of spirits.
“Different strokes for different folks.” These ads for Annie Green Springs fruit wine are from 1975.
“Purity. Body. Flavour” These ads for Ballantine ale date from 1947-48. They each had a description of the three rings logo and the same tag line of “America’s largest selling Ale”.
“Purity, body and flavour in every glass.” This illustrated ad campaign for Ballantine ale ran from 1948-50 and each ad had the same sentence winding around a glass and bottle.
“A tantalising touch. Proper behaviour when it’s just the two of you.” Canadian Mist’s “Mist Behaving” campaign ran from 1988 to 1993.
“Get in the feeling. Go Misting.” Canadian Mist’s “Misting” campaign ran from around 1977 to 1985. There was even matching his and hers caftans, jumpsuits, walking sticks and zodiac pendants!
“Silky Red Cap. Silky Carling’s.” These illustrated ads for Carling’s “Red Cap” ale date from 1947-48. They all had dark green backgrounds and a mixture of outline and full illustrations.
“Great expectations…great refreshment.” These illustrated ads for Carling’s “Red Cap” ale date from 1948-49, with illustrations by L.M. Simpson.
“”Scotland’s prince of whiskies.”” These illustrated ads for Chivas Regal whisky ran from 1958-60. The artists included Phil Hays, Herbert Danska, Antonio Frasconni, Sven Palmquist, Alfred D. Crim, and Harvey Woolhiser. Each advert used a different artist, commissioned to create an interpretation of Robert the Bruce using various art forms.
“What do they mean clean…clean…clean?” These ads for Fleischmann’s gin date from 1960-63.
“Fleischmann’s is the big buy!” These ads for Fleischmann’s whisky date from 1959-65.
“Most people can’t make cocktails as good as these – and I wish they wouldn’t try!” These ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails date from 1964-67 and featured a large selection of famous actors of the time.
“What this country needs is a good 25¢ Martini!” These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails date from 1961-63.
“Martinis on-the-rocks straight from the Heublein bottle.” These ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails and cordials are from 1957.
“How to serve applause-winning Manhattans every time.” These ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails are from 1954.
“Full strength – ready to serve.” These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails are from 1955-56.
“Martinis on-the-rocks straight from the Heublein bottle.” These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails are from 1957.
“Cocktails… for the holidays!” In Nov-Dec 1956, Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails produced two ads featuring actors Vincent Price and Billy Pearson brandishing a cocktail pitcher.
“The champagne of bottle beer.” This illustrated ad campaign for Miller “High Life” lager dates from 1959-60, with artwork by by John McCormack.
“A gentleman’s whiskey.” These ads for Paul Jones whisky date from 1943-47.