A clear glass chemist bottle of Sykes's Herb Beer Extract. The bottle features a yellow paper label with a red border and black text and has a black screw top lid. " SYKES'S / HERB BEER / EXTRACT / 1/6 BOTTLE PRODUCES 8 GALLONS / OF SPARKLING BOTANIC BEER. / A. E. Sykes & Sons Ltd. / Manufacturing Chemists, / NEW PLYMOUTH. " is written on the front of the label. " This highly concentrated Fluid Extract is composed of the best English Herbs , Hops , Dandelion, Meadow / Sweet / Horehound, etc. / A. E SYKES & SONS LTD. / MANUFACTURING CHEMISTS NEW PLYMOUTH. " is written on one side of the label. " DIRECTIONS FOR USE. / Dissolve two pounds of sugar in one quart of boiling water / then make up to two gallons with cold water, add two / tablespoonsfuls of Herb Beer extract, mix thoroughly and add / three tablespoonfuls of yeast or one ounce of German yeast. / Stand in a warm place for 24 hours and bottle for use. " is written on the other side. A dark brown, thick residue coats much of the interior of the bottle.
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