Nightlife is centered on the north end of Balcarce street, in the train station zone.
The local beer "Salta" is comparable in quality to other Argentine beers and is similarly priced. A 1 litre bottle at a restraurant on the main square 9 de July will set you back 13 to 15 pesos and you will get a small serve of chips and or peanuts.
A bottle of local whisky at a supermarket will cost about 25 pesos and is equal to reasonable scotch whisky. All Scotch whisky is cheap at the supermercado.