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Carling’s “Red Cap” ~ Ale Adverts [1948-1949] Illustrated by L.M. Simpson

“Great expectations…great refreshment.”
These illustrated ads for Carling’s “Red Cap” ale date from 1948-49, with illustrations by L.M. Simpson.

Carling’s “Red Cap” ~ Ale Adverts [1947-1948] Illustrated

“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.

Schlitz ~ Ale Adverts [1948-1950] Illustrated

“I was curious… I tasted it…”
These illustrated ads for Schlitz beer date from 1948-50. They all featured three strips of illustrations with curious men tasting a new beverage.

Miller “High Life” ~ Ale Adverts [1959-1960] Illustrated by John McCormack

“The champagne of bottle beer.”
This illustrated ad campaign for Miller “High Life” lager dates from 1959-60, with artwork by by John McCormack.

Ballantine ~ Ale Adverts [1948-1950] Illustrated

“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.

Ballantine ~ Ale Adverts [1946-1947] Illustrated

“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”.

Paul Jones ~ Whisky Adverts [1943-1947] Illustrations

“A gentleman’s whiskey.”
These ads for Paul Jones whisky date from 1943-47.

Fleischmann’s Gin ~ Adverts [1960-1963]

“What do they mean clean…clean…clean?”
These ads for Fleischmann’s gin date from 1960-63.

Fleischmann’s Whisky ~ Adverts [1959-1965]

“Fleischmann’s is the big buy!”
These ads for Fleischmann’s whisky date from 1959-65.

Heublein “Better Than Most People Make” ~ Cocktail Adverts [1964-1967]

“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.

Heublein “Bored and Happy Husband” ~ Cocktail Adverts [1961-1963]

“What this country needs is a good 25¢ Martini!”
These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails date from 1961-63.

Heublein: Vincent Price & Billy Pearson ~ Cocktail Adverts [1956]

“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.

Heublein “You’ve Got It Made” ~ Cocktail Adverts [1957]

“Martinis on-the-rocks straight from the Heublein bottle.”
These ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails and cordials are from 1957.

Heublein ~ Cocktail Adverts [1957]

“Martinis on-the-rocks straight from the Heublein bottle.”
These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails are from 1957.

Heublein ~ Cocktail Adverts [1955-1956]

“Full strength – ready to serve.”
These celebrity ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails are from 1955-56.

Heublein ~ Cocktail Adverts [1954]

“How to serve applause-winning Manhattans every time.”
These ads for Heublein’s ready to serve cocktails are from 1954.

Annie Green Springs ~ Wine Adverts [1975]

“Different strokes for different folks.”
These ads for Annie Green Springs fruit wine are from 1975.

Canadian Mist “Mist Behaving” ~ Whisky Adverts [1988-1993]

“A tantalising touch. Proper behaviour when it’s just the two of you.”
Canadian Mist’s “Mist Behaving” campaign ran from 1988 to 1993.

Canadian Mist “Misting” ~ Whisky Adverts [1977-1988]

“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!