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The types of beer bottles to be found in this web library.

#1. The embossing on the beer bottle will contain a reference to:

BEER, BREWERY, BREWING

#2. and/or other forms, variations, and abbreviations of those words such as:

LAGER, BIER, BRG., BWG., PILSNER, etc.

#3. ALE, PORTER, STOUT, and the stand alone abbreviation of a letter "B":

WILL NOT BE LISTED IN THIS LIBRARY UNLESS RULES #1 OR #2 ALSO APPLY

BEER
Embossing with BEER
LAGER
Embossing with LAGER
ALE
Normally an embossed ALE would not be listed in the library, but rule 1 applies for BREWERY so these exceptions are listed.
ALE
Embossed ALEs like this one are not listed in the library, as none of the rules apply. It is still a great looking bottle.

Image courtesy Gary Flynn brewerygems.com

#4 The main embossing will be CENTERED ON THE SIDE OF THE BOTTLE!
NO BOTTLES LISTED where the embossing is ONLY:

Along the SHOULDER AREA, around the HEEL AREA or on the BASE.

SHOULDER EMBOSSED BEER BOTTLE
Bottle with SHOULDER only embossing

These bottle types are not listed in this library
HEEL EMBOSSED BEER BOTTLE
Bottle with HEEL only embossing

These bottle types are not listed in this library
BASE EMBOSSED BEER BOTTLE
Bottle embossed only on its BASE

These bottle types are not listed in this library

BOTTLE WITHOUT ANY CONTENTS REFERENCE
Bottles embossed with only a BRAND name or COMPANY name such as this RAINIER are not listed in this library

Image courtesy Gary Flynn brewerygems.com
BOTTLE WITHOUT ANY CONTENTS REFERENCE
Even though this is a great looking SCHLITZ bottle. Bottles embossed with only a BRAND name or COMPANY name are not listed in this library

Image courtesy Gary Flynn brewerygems.com

#5 Only beer bottles made of GLASS
NO POTTERY BEER BOTTLES ARE LISTED HERE:

Pottery bottles are very attractive, but we will leave those for another collector to document.

POTTERY BEER BOTTLE
These bottle types are not listed in this library
POTTERY BEER BOTTLE
These bottle types are not listed in this library
POTTERY BEER BOTTLE
These bottle types are not listed in this library


How to navigate through this Library

Browse through the US State list or World Country list and CLICK on the FLAGS or on the TEXT links.

After a click the page that follows will be a list of CITIES and their BREWERY link(s).

CLICK on a BREWERY and see the known embossed beer bottles for that company.



Use the Search Engine

Type a word into the Search for: box then click the Start Search button.

If a match is found then a page of LINKS will be displayed.



Want to use a bottle picture?

Be nice and give a link back to: brucemobley.com/beerbottlelibrary/



Final Words

The bottles listed here are a reference and are not for sale

I hope you enjoy using this library. Let me know if you do.

GOD BLESS YOU and Happy Hunting!