Ounce of Dye Colours a million gallons Hotel keepers unaware chemist sold drip beer colouring One ounce of methyl violet, costing about 4 shillings, would colour 1,000,000 gallons of beer. Methyl violet is the dye with which hotelkeepers are now… Read More ›
SYDNEY’S oldest wharf laborer, who works at 91, attributes his long life and good health to “plenty work and plenty beer.” He is John ‘Scotty’ Steele, Dargnan-street, Glebe, who was born nine miles from Glasgow in 1855. He presents himself… Read More ›
A SELECTION of Sydney drinkers mixed raw eggs with their beers recently, and most of them enjoyed the flavor. A reporter bought a bag of eggs and asked drinkers in hotel bars if they would like to mix one with… Read More ›
Getting ready for half-time at the football matches. Men dragging barrels of beer yesterday morning up the hill to the bar alongside the scoring board at the Sydney Cricket Ground- The Sun (Sydney, NSW) Sunday 22 June 1924.