by Ashley Gartland - 183 Reviews - 53 List
Your friends call you the social director of the group. Your job: Sniffing out the hottest bars (and clubs, if you're into that thing) in Portland for nights of debauchery and the best-laid drunken plans. From low-key neighborhood taps to pretty people lounges, we've got you covered with our list of the best new spots for boozing in Portland.
Updated: November 23, 2009
Sure, the 80-choices-deep wine list is sure to please, but it's the sleek Enomatic machine behind the bar that will impress the most discerning of oenophiles. The contraption preserves vino for 30 days and spits out pours. Fascinated? So are we.
Cocktail culture is alive and well, thanks to nightlife scores like this. Craft bartenders pour in the TLC with inventive ingredients and long-forgotten recipes. Inky black booths and downtown views give hipsters more reasons to linger.