By Karen On September 19, 2023


When Courtney isn’t working with craft spirits clients, she’s a stand-up comedian, singer and theatrical performer. She has been sewing clothes (and stage costumes) since she was 10.


Karen Locke is Founder of High-Proof Creative. She has written about booze for magazines like GQ magazine, Bon Appétit, Thrillist, Sip Northwest, Chilled, and more. Additionally, Karen has many years of creative, and marketing agency work in Portland. She believes the darker the bar, the better.