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WE SPECIALIZE IN CRAFT BEVERAGE

SERVICES WE PROVIDE

In addition to the services below we also offer consulting and training in marketing and TTB label approval.

Logo & Label Design

Branding Workshops

Website Development

Social Media Management

SEO/Content Creation

Photography

Google, Facebook, IG Ad Management

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Founded by Karen Locke

WOMAN-FOUNDED & OWNED

Karen founded High-Proof Creative, an award-winning branding and marketing agency for the craft beverage industry in 2018. She is author of “High-Proof PDX: A Spirited Guide to Portland’s Craft Distilling Scene” and has been a food and drink writer, and worked at marketing agencies for nearly 10 years prior to launching High-Proof Creative. Karen has been published by GQ magazine, Bon Appétit, Sip Northwest, and more. Karen joined the Women’s Distillery Guild as a board member in 2018, and currently serves on the board of the Portland Culinary Alliance. She is also member of the Women of the Vine & Spirits, American Distilling Institute, and American Craft Spirits Association.

OUR CLIENTS

AWARDS, PRESS & TESTIMONIALS

People's Choice - Voted BEST BRANDING/DESIGN EXPERT by readers of Spirited magazine. Summer 2019.

Spirited magazine

FIRST PLACE - Hermes Creative Awards, 2020 for Interactive Media | Social Media | 136. Instagram

Hermes Creative Award

LOGOS & LABELS

Creative Packaging Solutions

We’re a creative agency specializing in branding and packaging for the craft beverage industry. Here’s what one of our clients has to say about working with us:

“Karen, Ashley and the entire team at High-Proof Creative are amazing to work with. They are not only creative and strategic, but very adaptable, easy to work with, they demonstrate market competency, and listen.

If you need to get things done, on budget, and on time, they are your go to agency. They’ve made our products and creative shine not only in competitions but more importantly with our customers.” – Yolanda, Next Century Spirits

RECENT BLOGS

Marketing, design, and creative tips for running your craft spirits business.

CLIENTS

U.S. and Worldwide

We’re a drink branding company and creative agency with clients all over the U.S., and worldwide. We work remotely or from our office in downtown Portland.

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Lets Talk

We’re a full-service craft spirits marketing, and branding agency. Let’s talk about your website, design, SEO, content, and social media needs.

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Email

karen@highproofcreative.com

Address

1017 SW Morrison Street #316
Portland, Oregon 97205

We might be based in Portland, Oregon, but we serve clients around the globe from Singapore to Dubai and California to Kentucky and everything in between.