Beer In Ads #449: Say O’K For O’Keefe’s

Thursday’s ad is again from 1955, and is for another Canadian beer, this time O’Keefe’s Extra Old Stock Ale. The ad seems a little bit busy to me, with too much going on. Besides the sepia tone-like maple syrup farm background, there’s the floating label, below the “A Canadian Favourite” tagline, and the cartoon syrup farmer in the bottom right-hand corner. Then the bottom slogan, “Say O’K for O’Keefe’s.”



  1. Jim Doebler says

    When I heard a bagpipe group today on St. Patrick’s Day playing a certain melody, I was reminded of the “Say OK for O’Keefe’s” radio commercial in the 1950s, when I was growing up in Niagara Falls, NY. Do you have the entire lyrics of that singing commercial? It started with: “Say OK for O’Keefe’s Extra Old Stock Ale; say OK for O’Keefe’s every time without fail; etc.

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