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An example of the Aunt Cathy’s Old Time Potion, the mixed drink (cocktail) featuring dry red wine, Averell Damson Plum Gin Liqueur, Campari, orange bitters, and Fee Brothers Black Walnut Bitters; photo by Lee Edwards

 Aunt Cathy’s Old Time Potion

Stir with ice:

3 oz dry red wine

1 oz Averell Damson Gin

0.5 oz Campari

1 dash Fee Brothers Black Walnut Bitters

1 dash Fee Brothers Cardamom Bitters

2 dashes orange bitters

Strain into a cocktail glass.

Garnish with an orange twist.


Averell Damson Gin

Averell Damson Gin

New York 33.0% ABV

33.0% ABV

Averell is an exceptionally bright liqueur—the fresh-pressed juice of heirloom Damson Plums married to a botanical gin marked by juniper, warm winter spices, bay leaf and ginger. Delicious with seltzer, sparkling wine or ginger beer, in both hot and cold black tea, or on its own, over ice. The history of the Damson dates to the dawn of civilization. Prized by the Romans and Crusaders, its cultivation spread throughout Europe and later to the orchards of North American colonial settlers who appreciated its nervy character: rich, intensely tart and slightly bitter. The Damson stands today as an endangered variety from a bygone era. Full details

Averell Damson Gin
Averell Damson Gin

SKU Vintage Region Origin Desc Cepage % Alc Size/Pack Finish BTL Barcode Cs Barcode Cs Wgt
HZ 1500NVNew YorkUSGin Liqueur33.0%750/12T Cap0949225250171009492252501416.00 kg