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70s Spots: Piels Real Draft Beer & Miller High Life (1970)

“For a taste of the good ol’ days.” Two al key hall spots from the start of the decade today. First, we have a nifty December 1970 Piels Real Draft beer commercial featuring an old timey political speech. After that, … Continue reading

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70s Spots: James Coburn For Schlitz Light (1977)

“The only Light beer with Gusto.” Actor James Coburn donned Western finery for a series of Schlitz Light beer commercials in the late seventies. I’m pleased to present a pair of these spots for you today from October and November … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Budweiser Champion Clydesdales (1976)

“Champion Clydesdale – symbolic of the King of Beers.” A pair of Budweiser commercials today, focused on the “proud tradition” of “Champion” Clydesdale horses. The spots aired in January of 1976 (probably produced in ’75). I’m fairly certain that’s Ed … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Colt 45 ‘Dirt Drop’ & Schlitz ‘Ship Captain’ (1973)

“If unique is what you seek…” A pair of quality 1973 drinkin’ spots on-tap today. Both of these made me smile and I hope they do the same for you. First, comedian Billy Van is back for Colt 45 Malt … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Schlitz Beer ‘Alaska’ & Sea Plane’ (1973)

“Taste the Gusto of Schlitz.” Two snowy wilderness-themed Schlitz beer spots on-tap today. Firstly, an Alaskan park ranger rescues a moose (yes, you read that right). The commercial aired in September of 1973. Second, a sea plane pilot hops over … Continue reading

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70s Spots: Pepsi ‘The Boss’ & Pabst Blue Ribbon ‘Elephant’ (1977)

“If you pour a lot of Pepsi – bring home The Boss.” Two liquid refreshment spots on the counter today. One for Pepsi Cola showing off the 64 ounce bottle known as “The Boss.” Funny, in these days of overindulgence, … Continue reading

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