Derek Brown

Derek Brown sweetens this Riesling-based punch with honey syrup. Keeping it cool are frozen melon balls, which are fun to eat once they start to thaw. Slideshow:  Party Punches 
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The Tax Lawyer
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For this potent riff on the Bronx—Derek Brown calls it "a Bronx with teeth"—he cut down the orange juice, replaced the gin with rich, malty genever and added a dash of the bitter Italian digestif Fernet-Branca. Slideshow: More Great Cocktails to Serve in a Coupe 
Tax-Free Day
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Chinotto is a citrusy, cola-colored Italian soda made from a small sour orange of the same name. Derek Brown likes using the soda in mocktails because it’s both bitter and sweet. The aromatic bitters in the drink are alcohol-based; they can be left out of the drink. Slideshow: More Delicious Soft Drink Recipes 
Bronx
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The Bronx became a popular drink around 1910, possibly because it was one of the first to contain orange juice. Serious cocktail drinkers considered the Bronx weak, but Derek Brown calls it "a perfectly balanced hot-weather cocktail." Slideshow: More Gin Cocktails