High-Proof PDX: A Spirited Guide to Portland’s Craft Distilling Scene
by Karen Locke
About the Book
Portland, Oregon has arguably more distilleries than any other city on the planet and they are eager for spirits lovers to taste their goods. In High-Proof PDX author Karen Locke has paved the way and shares with readers what they need to know before, during, and after a spirits tasting tour of Portland’s craft distilling scene. From histories to hangover cures, Locke provides readers with pro-tips, recommendations, and insights to enhance their visits to the tasting rooms and distillery tours.
This guidebook to the higher proof alcohol made in Portland will help readers find their way around town without getting too drunk, hungover, or lost. Learn helpful tips on getting primed for high-proof drinking and get pointers on the best way to savor and taste craft liquors. First time visitors to a spirits tasting room will benefit from pointers. For the big picture on the distilling scene, learn about Portland’s distillery roots, how it’s evolving, and where the future of distilling in Portland is headed.
About the Author
Karen Locke is a freelance food and spirits writer, former bartender, and creative marketing strategist. She was previously editor of Drink Portland and has written about food and drink for Bon Appetit, Thrillist, Sip Northwest, Chilled, OnTrak, Tales of the Cocktail, and other publications.