Christopher Heimerman

40,000 Steps Radio

Christopher Heimerman

  • Episode 78: NA cocktails with renowned mixologist Derek Brown

Episode 78: NA cocktails with renowned mixologist Derek Brown

Tuesday 15th November 2022

Derek Brown talks about his recovery journey and shares non-alcoholic cocktail recipes on '40,000 Steps Radio' with Christopher Heimerman.
59 minutes

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Derek Brown's Journey: From Addiction to Non-Alcoholic Cocktail Mastery

"There's so many positive emotions we get from being out and being with other people and tasting delicious things that are complex and interesting, right, that have nothing to do with alcohol, and you can go out and you can experience that and feel awesome without the buzz, the hangover and, for some people, their life in ruin."
Imagine turning your darkest days into a source of inspiration for others. That's exactly what Derek Brown, a world-renowned mixologist, has done. In this episode of '40,000 Steps Radio', host Christopher Heimerman sits down with Derek to uncover his incredible journey from the depths of addiction to becoming a leading figure in the non-alcoholic cocktail movement.
Derek opens up about his personal battles with addiction, shedding light on the struggles he faced and the steps he took to reclaim his life. His story is a testament to the power of resilience and the possibility of transformation. But it's not just about his past; Derek also shares his passion for crafting non-alcoholic cocktails that are as complex and satisfying as their alcoholic counterparts.
If you're looking for drink options that don't compromise on flavor or experience, you'll love the recipes he discusses from his book, 'Mindful Mixology: A Comprehensive Guide to No- and Low-Alcohol Cocktails'. Whether you're in recovery, curious about sobriety, or simply seeking healthier alternatives, this episode offers a refreshing perspective on enjoying life without alcohol. Tune in for a blend of heartfelt storytelling and practical tips that might just change the way you think about drinking.