The following was originally published in the St Augustine Examiner, dated April 13, 1861.
St. Augustine Examiner, Vol III, No. 31
Old London Dock Gin, typical of the era.
Text transcribed from the above.
COMPLIMENTARY. — The POPULAR WINE IMPORTERS, Messrs A. M. BININGER & Co, No. 19 Broad Street New York, have received the following substanial indorsements of their "OLD LONDON DOCK GIN," which appears to be a standard article with the Druggists.
COLTON SALTER, M.D.
8 West 39th Street, N. Y.
"BININGER'S OLD LONDON DOCK GIN" possesses all the qualities that can be desired for this highest and noblest use of all wines and liquors. Its ingredients are the distilled juices of carefully selected grains and made delicately pungent and flavorous with the aromatic tincture of the juniper berry. Age has mellowed all teese mingled aromas, and given an exquisite mildness — a smooth oily body — and an almost floral odor to the liquor, which renders it delicious to the senses of smell and taste alike, while its sparkling liquid purity leaves nothing for the eye to desire.
In conclusion, the writer must remark that Messrs A. M. BININGER & CO., 19 Broad Street N. Y. merit the gratitude of the entire medical profession, as well as the world at large, for having introduced a stimulant of such unexceptionable purity, and unequivocal power, both as preventative and curative agent, and a harmless exhilirating beverage. — [Chemical Journal and Medical Gazette.]
December 1 1860.
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