"I'm on a mission to make drinking fun again," says says Brandon Wise of Beaker & Flask in Portland, OR. "Mixology started taking things too seriously, which made drinking stuffy and took the emphasis off of the guest."
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It's fun to do a whirlwind tour of Portland, Oregon's cocktail bars: Puddletown's bartenders are always whipping up something unusual and delicious to try. On a recent trip, I enjoyed cocktails at the Rum Club, Kask, Clyde Common, Beaker & Flask, and The Bent Brick. Here are the six best drinks I sampled.