FOOD & DRINK: And Milk Punch


Even in the depths of Repeal, canned Sterno and bay rum as thirst quenchers appealed to only a few U. S. citizens. Post-Repeal's more bizarre tastes run to such concoctions as orange gin, lemon gin and mint gin, products of London & Co., of Elizabeth, N. J., a distillery which has capitalized on the freak market. This year the company applied for a patent on "Liquorized Ice-Cream." As rich and thick as junket but tasting more like an Alexander cocktail, the mixture consists of 5% to 25% liquor (sloe gin, dry gin, rum, whiskey, cognac or Scotch).

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