With Bangkok nightlife getting more expensive by the day, we dropped by eight of the city's most popular bars to find out how much they charge for this ubiquitous drink. Note: All drinks are poured with 45ml Johnnie Walker Black Label.

Play Yard by Studio Bar: B120

Pros: Live music pretty much every night, awesome drinking snacks.
Cons: Way out in Ladprao.
Lad Phrao Soi 8, 081-173-3616

Revolucion Cocktail: B200

Pros: Located on Sathorn Soi 10, surrounded by other cool bars.
Cons: Going-out-shirt kind of crowd.
50 Sathorn Soi 10, 02-235-4823

The Owl Society Whiskey Saloon: B250

Pros: Great whiskey selection (100 bottles and counting), cool decor. 
Cons:  Kinda hi-so vibe.
Sukhumvit Soi 61, 02-046-3798

Mikys: B260

Pros: Crafty cocktails made with panache, delicious food.
Cons: Pan Road is still pretty quiet. The real party is up the road on Sathorn Soi 10-12.
64 Pan Rd., 02-637-8368

The Iron Fairies: B280

Pros: Easy for Thonglor bar-hopping.
Cons: Tourist central. Standing-room only a lot of the time.
404 Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-714-8875

Levels: B300

Pros: Big, fancy nightclub.
Cons: EDM. Soi 11 crowd.
35 Sukhumvit Soi 11, 082-308-3246

Beam: B360 (OUCH!)

Pros: Exciting nightly performers, state-of-the-art sound. 
Cons: You’re in a nightclub. 
1/F, 72 Courtyard, Sukhumvit Soi 55 (Thonglor), 02-392-7750

Moon Bar at Banyan Tree: B450

Pros: The views.
Cons: Touristy destination. Those prices.
21/100 Sathorn Rd., 02-679-1200