LABOR DAY WEEKEND MIGHT MEAN IT IS TIME TO GET TOGETHER WITH FRIENDS... FOOD... AND DRINKS. BUT THIS YEAR... YOU MIGHT SEE *MOCKTAILS* ON THE TABLE. THE ALCOHOL-FREE DRINKS ARE GROWING IN POPULARITY... AND THEY ARE PART OF THE "90 DRINKS OF SUMMER" SOCIAL MEDIA SERIES.
THE SERIES IS BEING LED BY GOLDEN MOON SPEAKEASY BAR MANAGER KAYLA VEATCH... AND (SOW-DERZ) SOUDERS STUDIOS PHOTOGRAPHER RICK SOUDERS... AND THEY ARE BOTH JOINING US IN-STUDIO.
--Kayla Veatch is bar manager at Golden Moon Speakeasy in Golden and has a real interest in the mocktail movement - as evidenced by her Instagram handle @NoBoozeBartender.
--Rick Souders (SOW-derz) owns Souders Studios in Golden and is a top food and beverage photographer who has worked with countless breweries and restaurants in Colorado and nationally.
-- Theyteamed up to do a social media series called “90 Drinks of Summer” - TODAY IS DRINK #75 - you can find all of the beautiful concoctions on Instagram and Facebook @soudersstudios with recipes included.
-- This is a great time of year to get creative with colorful mixed drinks that featureColorado-grown ingredients like Palisade Peaches and Rocky Ford melons. The key is to mix drinks that not only taste great but look great so you can post mouth-watering photos on your social accounts and toast your followers!