For many years, Hippo sold for five cents a bottle, By comparison, at that time, Coca-Cola sold its product in six- and later six-and-a-half-ounce bottles. That distinction belonged to The , which founded Hippo. I don't have a good place to display my collection. Hippo Size Prodigious Peach kicks down the door of my mouth and sprays fizzy peach goodness all around. Since I am a professional archaeologist, I can't dig up anything unless I am asked or it is mine own property.
Hippo Size Prodigious not a word a sleepy person likes to type over and over again Peach is sweetened with cane sugar and better be pretty dang good to be worth my while. I especially like the old beer bottles from Germany and the early american household bottles used for poison, extracts, ink, ant bait, tooth powder, medicine etc. The lead actor in this movie is wrong for it. I hope that exhibit uses authentic antiques. The problem, I had to leave them onsite for the owner of the property.
These are very sought after around here. I picked up cases of old soda bottles from the abandoned Dragon Bottling co. I could be sleeping, you know? If I do not have it, I can probaly get it. With an ever expanding portfolio of retro and micro-crafted, glass-bottled sodas, Orca is a leading manufacturer in this unique category. I hope that exhibit uses authentic antiques.
This seems like a piece the San Antonio area collectors might go to war over. I only have one bottle from Mexico, not that old but I like it because I dug it up myself out near Langtry. Great movie, one that really gives you a chilling glimpse into the Texas-Mexico marriage to outlaw life. I've learned some things about bottles, glass and molds from collecting and my background in packaging. Follow her on Twitter at twitter.
I'm more interested in the asthetics of the glass than anything else. You need reference material or whatever let me know. Prodigous Peach misses the mark on all three because the main tasting notes in this soda are noticeably artificial in nature. Also have lots of coke and other soda bottles. I liked Hippo Size Prodigious Peach quite a bit and hope I can find more of their beverages. If you do end up trying it you might enjoy the rooty flavor that hides behind the wintergreen mask. I called the antique shop in Texas that has it, and the owner was kind enough to send more photos of the sign! Rating: Hippo Size Prodigious Peach reminds me of a lot of Hollywood movies: great script, but a miscast lead actor.
Honoring the earliest side of San Antonio's heritage, members performed in Native American costume to Native American music. I'm not going to put you into a woodchipper. Sometimes the exhibited item no longer exists, such as a conquistador's saddle and stirrups, leather not being all that durable, in which case a reproduction, duly noted, is used. I found that there was an old company that used to sell this brand of soda, and I found some photos of the old bottles, which actually had hippos molded in the glass itself. A whole lot of Hippo was sold at neighborhood groceries and ice houses and later at chain supermarkets before its source dried up. Usually worth another go 'round.
I think that irridescense is from minerals in the soil getting etched into the glass. Hippo Size Jumbo Root Beer is slightly above average in taste, but overwhelmingly average if not a little lower in many of the other drink arenas. I collect antique bottles mostly non-soda bottles. Even though I have some old soda bottles including the Hippo sodas I can't tell you if it's really worth anything, probably a few dollars. The peach flavor itself is kind of a hybrid between natural peach juice and like a candy peach gummy flavor. Thanks for offering your expertise. I love it when a fruit soda makes my mouth feel alive with a sharp carbonation burst.
The rhetoric on this board is overblown. I searched a bit further and found an old sign advertising the drink. Our experience and understanding of this category is available to assist our customers in building a retro soda set that is sure to be a hit with retail customers. Those with labels in good shape can be valuable. If you lived anywhere close to me, you'd find me bartering for it! Want to post a comment? I'm more interested in the asthetics of the glass than anything else. Dennis Dales I collect antique bottles mostly non-soda bottles.
Getting harder to find all the time, I am always on the lookout for them. I have written a few papers on the subject and included to stuff in other reports. Old bottles - pre-screwtop are what I'm interested in especially depression glass bottles that are amythist in color from the Maganese used to offset the green color from impurities in the iron that was used to strengthn the glass. I had to research plenty of stuff regarding the techniques, materials, etc. The Witte has experts and uses expert consultants so all of the collection items, which are the ones usually displayed, are authentic. Hippo Prodigious Peach Soda is resurrected from an original recipe that dates back to 1927 San Antonio, Texas. I just know if this was from a town around here it would draw 'em like flies.
The Witte also has a large collection of early Texas tins and other containers. Brightly colored fruit flavors included strawberry, a red cream soda, cherry, orange, lime, lemon-lime and pineapple, which seems to have been the fan favorite. I don't care that much about the value but I do get curious about how some of these things were made. Try looking it up on line or get a book on bottles from the bookstore. Turns out that old sign is for sale! Enter , the Mukilteo, Washington-based craft soda bottler and distributor that has made its name on reviving previously extinct soda brands. I don't care that much about the value but I do get curious about how some of these things were made. The differences in the molds was cool.