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Booze Traveler: Best Bars

Booze expert Jack Maxwell takes viewers on a global bar crawl, witnessing the amazing cocktails, mouth-watering food and eccentric decor that make these places the world's best bars.

About the Show

While working in the bars of South Boston, Jack Maxwell learned one thing: sit down with a stranger and a couple of drinks, and the whole world opens up. Booze Traveler is Jack's search for the world's most interesting drinks, and the people who drink them.

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Season 3, Episode 14

Playing the Booze in Portugal

In his quest to understand why the Portuguese can feel so homesick, Jack Maxwell dives for a rare seafood delicacy, visits Dr. Frankenstein's liquor laboratory, unearths the Wine of Death and tastes the crown jewel of Portuguese booze, Port wine.

Monday
Mar 6
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 12

The Force of Madagascar

Jack Maxwell taps into the mysterious energies of Madagascar and drinks its most potent spirits. He meets mystical monkeys, concocts a snake blood cocktail, shakes his booty with a local tribe, eats pig face for breakfast and makes a boozy offering to the spirit of a king.

Tuesday
Mar 14
1am | 12c
Season 3, Episode 16

Last Call of the Wild West

From shootouts at high noon and drinks with Nevada's wildest secret society to Sin City showgirls and a booze cruise on Lake Tahoe, Jack Maxwell meets the people keeping the West wild.

Monday
Apr 3
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 16

Last Call of the Wild West

From shootouts at high noon and drinks with Nevada's wildest secret society to Sin City showgirls and a booze cruise on Lake Tahoe, Jack Maxwell meets the people keeping the West wild.

Tuesday
Apr 4
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 14

Tennessee: Red, White, and Booze

Jack heads to Tennessee where he uncovers the surprising link between moonshiners and George Washington, a legendary whiskey brought back from the dead and an old-timey rum in the heart of whiskey country.

Tuesday
Apr 4
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 5

Finland: Sisu, Sauna, & The Midnight Sun

Vodka with Santa's helper, a truck full of naked men, and a fruity sudden death.

Tuesday
Apr 4
11am | 10c
Season 0, Episode 4

Planes, Trains and a Chicken Bus

Jack looks back on the crazy adventures he's had in pursuit of a drink. Dragon Boat racing for beers in Hong Kong, rompopo on a chicken bus in Guatemala, roadside hooch in Armenia and snowshoeing for mulled wine in the Andes.

Tuesday
Apr 11
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 11

Argentina

Cuddling with horses, the brew of the gods, and the left-footed tango.

Monday
Apr 17
10pm | 9c
Season 2, Episode 10

New Zealand

The Green Dragon, stag semen stout, and rustling up some grubs.

Monday
May 8
11pm | 10c
Season 3, Episode 7

Colombia: Wayuu Wahoo and the Golden One

Intoxicated by Colombia, Jack Maxwell visits a Wayuu village where women rule, uncovers El Dorado's smoky truth, breathes in the rum culture and detoxes in a devil's volcano.

Wednesday
May 10
9am | 8c
Season 3, Episode 1

A G'Day Down Under

In this former penal colony, Jack Maxwell has a mussel-diving, sheep-shearing, brothel-crashing, vegemite-swallowing good time in Australia. With the best drinking buddies in the world, it's no worries mate!

Wednesday
May 10
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 14

Hong Kong

Dueling dragons, cobra wine, drunken Kung Fu, and beers fit for kings.

Monday
May 22
12pm | 11c
Season 2, Episode 11

Argentina

Cuddling with horses, the brew of the gods, and the left-footed tango.

Monday
May 22
12:30pm | 11:30c
Season 1, Episode 1

Nepal: A Higher State

From his hometown of Boston to the highest mountain range in the world, Jack travels high into the Himalayas to taste some of the best drinks in Nepal, including a marijuana milkshake, sherpa beer and the Yeti's favorite drink.

Monday
Jul 3
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 1

Nepal: A Higher State

From his hometown of Boston to the highest mountain range in the world, Jack travels high into the Himalayas to taste some of the best drinks in Nepal, including a marijuana milkshake, sherpa beer and the Yeti's favorite drink.

Tuesday
Jul 4
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 2

Iceland's Warm Fire

The land is cold, but the people are warm and full of spirit — the kind of spirit you can drink! Icelanders stay toasty by sipping on their liquor, and Jack is more than willing to join in on the party. From fjallagrassa in the mountains to sipping beer in Hafnarfjordur, he attempts to drink his way across the Land of Fire and Ice.

Monday
Jul 10
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 2

Iceland's Warm Fire

The land is cold, but the people are warm and full of spirit — the kind of spirit you can drink! Icelanders stay toasty by sipping on their liquor, and Jack is more than willing to join in on the party. From fjallagrassa in the mountains to sipping beer in Hafnarfjordur, he attempts to drink his way across the Land of Fire and Ice.

Tuesday
Jul 11
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 3

Spain: Mixed, Not Blended

With more bars per capita than any other European country, Spain is just one big fiesta for Jack Maxwell. From tasting sherry in Andalusia to being introduced to Queimada, a flaming punch made with orujo, a 100-proof, wine-based spirit, in Galicia, Jack takes an intoxicating tour of Spain.

Monday
Jul 17
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 3

Spain: Mixed, Not Blended

With more bars per capita than any other European country, Spain is just one big fiesta for Jack Maxwell. From tasting sherry in Andalusia to being introduced to Queimada, a flaming punch made with orujo, a 100-proof, wine-based spirit, in Galicia, Jack takes an intoxicating tour of Spain.

Tuesday
Jul 18
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 4

Austria Is Good For You

From soothing hops baths to Zirbenschnapps, a digestive pinecone schnapps, booze in Austria doubles as a medicinal method. Jack heads to downtown Franking to sip on one of Austria’s most famous drinks, visits a distillery in Upper Austria to taste the famous (and quite expensive) eau-de-vie, and much more.

Monday
Jul 24
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 4

Austria Is Good For You

From soothing hops baths to Zirbenschnapps, a digestive pinecone schnapps, booze in Austria doubles as a medicinal method. Jack heads to downtown Franking to sip on one of Austria’s most famous drinks, visits a distillery in Upper Austria to taste the famous (and quite expensive) eau-de-vie, and much more.

Tuesday
Jul 25
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 12

Belize: Paradise Found

As Jack explores the many drinks Belize has to offer, he finds that the rugged Central American paradise has attracted people from all over the world. But no matter where you come from or why you're there, Belize always welcomes you with a cocktail.

Friday
Jul 28
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 16

India

Maharaja moonshine, call center happy hour, and the worst hangover cure.

Friday
Jul 28
10am | 9c
Season 3, Episode 15

German Precision Und Schnapps

Jack Maxwell drinks with the Germans who engineer the world's finest brew and booze. He tries his hand at playing an Alphorn, watches a traditional Bavarian whipcracking contest, sips on anti-aging beer and is introduced to a giant robot dragon.

Friday
Jul 28
11am | 10c