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Scotch Ale Younger Beer Dinners Late Cartoon UK / 1922 / Advertising Posters / George E. Studdy / 43x28 Original vintage alcohol drink advertising poster for Scotch Ale issued by Wm Younger & Co Ltd Brewers in Edinburgh featuring a great cartoon by George E. Studdy (George Ernest Studdy; 1878-1948) of a smiling man in a black tie suit and glasses pouring a bottle of Scotch Ale into a pint glass while his smoking pipe rests on a table below a landscape painting on the wall with hot plates of food including fish and roast meat on the floor being looked at by a dog with a poem below reading: When dinner’s late, or when the meat Is overdone, - unfit to eat, When cook spoils soup and joint and curry, Just drink Scotch Ale and do not worry. The William Younger & Company Brewery was founded in Edinburgh in 1778 in the grounds of Holyrood Abbey by Archibald Campbell Younger; the company was registered in 1887 and was producing a quarter of all Scotland's beers by the 1900s; in 1986 the Holyrood Brewery complex closed (now the Scottish Parliament building), and in 2017 the brand was sold to Marston's Brewery. Scotch Ale is a type of beer that refers to a strong pale ale produced in Edinburgh Scotland. Fair condition, paper browned, staining on margins, backed on linen.