Beer In Ads #1073: The World’s Largest Selling Beer In Small Bottles

Thursday’s ad is for Goebel Beer, from 1948. Billing themselves as the “World’s largest selling beer in small bottles,” which they refer to as a “bantam” size bottle, of “Goebel Bantam.” Bantam is a small variety of chicken, and in fact the name comes from a town in Indonesia where they originated. But it still seems like a strange name for a beer bottle size.


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