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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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70s Spots: Schaefer Beer (George Kennedy, 1978 & Mario Andretti, 1979)

“When you’re having more than one.” The original Schaefer beer is pretty much gone these days. However, current owners Pabst (the company changed hands a few times) do still supply a few markets with a beer they call “Schaefer.” Below, … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Michelob Beer Holidays (John Forsythe, 1979)

“Holidays were made for Michelob.” More holiday beer on-tap today. This time we have John Forsythe (Charlie’s Angels) holding court for Michelob beer. The spot aired in December of 1979. Michelob Beer Holidays Commercial, John Forsythe, 1979 Previously on 70s … Continue reading

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70s Spots (Winter Holidays): Miller Beer Christmas (1977)

“This Christmas card was sent to you by the people at Miller High Life.” Time for a holiday greeting from our close friends at Miller High Life. Remember, folks, if you drink – don’t sleigh ride. If you sleigh ride … Continue reading

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