Derek Brown

Bartender, Owner
Derek Brown


About Derek Brown

Derek Brown is a drinks expert, writer and president of Drink Company. Playboy magazine named him one of "The 10 Entertainers, Thought Leaders and Heroes Who'll Save Us in 2017." Former accolades include Imbibe Magazine 2015 Bartender of the Year and Star Chefs 2015 Rising Star Restaurateur. He’s served cocktails at the White House, clinked glasses with Martha Stewart and was appointed Chief Spirits Advisor at the National Archives.

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  • 2015 Bartender of the Year
    Imbibe Magazine
  • 2016 Best Cocktail Bar in America
    Spirited Awards

Where I Go Out

Behind the Scenes

Ready for it! Making my all
"Ready for it! Making my all Britpop playlist now. #Repost @drinkcompany ・・・ The news is out! 👑 Come celebrate the royal wedding in a replica of St. George’s Chapel! 💍#RoyalPUB opens May 4th through May 20th 🇺🇸🇬🇧"
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After 40 days of giving up
"After 40 days of giving up coffee, I learned a very valuable lesson: you need oxygen, blood and caffeine to survive optimally. Back on the sauce. Today’s gonna be way more productive!"
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