Hancocks Imperial Ale bottle

Maker
Hancocks
Description
Hancock’s Imperial Ale was produced in Auckland during the early decades of the twentieth century. The ale was created by Conrad Bruetsch, the son of a Swiss brewer. Bruetsch worked in Melbourne before joining the Auckland brewing business owned by Thomas Hancock (1807-1893). The Hancock's ale was popular, award-winning, and a common beverage to find in these types of bottles.
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Media/Materials
Glass bottle, moss green colour
Measurements
Height: 307mm, dia.(base): 85mm, mouth: 25mm
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Credit line
Waikato Historical Society Collection
Courtesy of Waikato Museum Te Whare Taonga o Waikato
Accession number
1964/104/1

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