Wednesday’s ad is for Carling’s Red Cap Ale, from 1949. In this ad, part of a series featuring well-known celebrities of the day and the tagline “I’ve found out,” it features American advertising executive Hall “Cap” Adams holding a beer and giving his testimonial about why he loves Red Cap Ale.
Today is the 56th birthday of John Hansell, publisher of Malt Advocate, the whisky magazine in America, which also puts on WhiskyFest in several cities, including San Francisco. John’s a terrific person I don’t see nearly often enough. Join me in wishing John a very happy birthday.