What in the world is a beer comb? 

It’s not for covering up bald spots.

These old-school tools were used for beheading beers that have foamed above the top of the glass, but they went out of style, probably because they weren’t very sanitary. 

The set in our @amhistorymuseum presents a mystery: We don’t know whether they were used before Prohibition or after.

Behold the beer comb, a fancy bartending tool from drinking days of old