By Karen On August 15, 2023

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When not creating logos and craft spirits labels, you can find her tasting and rating chicken tenders, crushing 900-page books in a weekend, or painting massive canvases in her tiny apartment.


Karen Locke is Founder of High-Proof Creative. She has written about booze for magazines like GQ magazine, Bon App├ętit, 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.