By Karen On September 8, 2022

Sierra D.

Sierra has been in the service industry since the age of fourteen, and moved to Portland to be closer to the land of beer. Her favorite hobby is combining her love of writing with her love of all things fermented, she calls it the ‘fermentation conversation.’


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.