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Malt Nutrine Corkscrew

Display: Liquid Refreshments
Culinary Technique: extraction

Dimensions: 2.75" h x .75" w x 2.5" d

Malt Nutrine was advertised as a tonic to cure or prevent countless ailments suffered by tired students, laborers, businessmen, mothers, and children. Anheuser-Busch manufactured it from 1895 to 1942 to be sold by druggists and grocers. The company touted the food value of the malt extract, yet the drink contained 1.9 percent alcohol. Corkscrews to open corked bottles of Malt Nutrine were popular promotional gifts. The top of the little bottle twists off to release the screw that pulls out from the base and pivots to a horizontal position for use.