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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 0, Episode 6

Booze Traveler On the Rocks

After hearing a Russian man's story about the greatest drink ever, Jack Maxwell travels across Siberia on a hunt for this special drink. All it needs is Russia's national spirit, special ice, a holy place and a shaman.

Friday
Jan 20
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 9

Cuba: Kings of Cocktail

After more than 50 years of being cut off from America, Jack Maxwell visits Cuba! He gets cleansed in the country's oldest religion, drinks rum, sees Hemingway's beloved Havana and sips on the national drink, an iced mojito.

Monday
Feb 27
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.

Monday
Mar 13
10pm | 9c
Season 3, Episode 5

Siberia: Ice-olated Spirit

A bundled-up Jack drills holes in Siberia's icy Lake Baikal and sips vodka from a straw on the surface. Then, he takes a shot from a Cossack's sword, sips deer blood and tries Polugar bread wine, the national drink of Russia.

Monday
Mar 20
10pm | 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.

Monday
Mar 27
10pm | 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.

Tuesday
Mar 28
1am | 12c
Season 2, Episode 14

Hong Kong

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

Monday
Apr 17
10:30pm | 9:30c
Season 2, Episode 14

Hong Kong

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

Tuesday
Apr 18
1:30am | 12:30c
Season 2, Episode 2

Greece: The Morning After

Ouzo, a marathon plate-smashing bachelor party, sheep, and an ancient hangover cure...or not. Jack explores Greece as it leans on traditions to help find its way through an uncertain time.

Monday
May 8
11:30pm | 10:30c
Season 2, Episode 10

New Zealand

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

Tuesday
May 9
2am | 1c
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.

Wednesday
May 10
11am | 10c
Season 1, Episode 7

Mongolian Road Trip

Jack travels to the base of the Khangai Mountains to try fermented horse milk; takes a tour of a factory where liquid is filtered through diamonds and pearls to create the perfect vodka; and gets a lesson on making camel-milk vodka.

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

Netherlands: Liquid Courage

Jack experiences the rich, innovative drinking history of the Netherlands. He parties on a bike bar, visits a bank filled with beer, and eats herring like the locals.

Tuesday
Jul 18
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 15

Dead In New Orleans

Jack heads to the Big Easy for a taste of Louisiana’s unique liquors. He digs into voodoo traditions, hunts for the almost-extinct Ojen and discovers Perique, a liqueur made with a rare tobacco that’s grown in the bayou.

Monday
Jul 24
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 15

Dead In New Orleans

Jack heads to the Big Easy for a taste of Louisiana’s unique liquors. He digs into voodoo traditions, hunts for the almost-extinct Ojen and discovers Perique, a liqueur made with a rare tobacco that’s grown in the bayou.

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
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.

Monday
Jul 31
10pm | 9c
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
Aug 1
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 5

Peru Is Magic

From Machu Picchu to the fiery capital of Lima, Peru serves up strange magic at every turn. Jack is in the Land of the Inca to discover the culture behind many of Peru’s most popular drinks, including canazo, a sugarcane liquor, and masato, a traditional Peruvian beverage also known as “spit beer.”

Monday
Aug 7
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 5

Peru Is Magic

From Machu Picchu to the fiery capital of Lima, Peru serves up strange magic at every turn. Jack is in the Land of the Inca to discover the culture behind many of Peru’s most popular drinks, including canazo, a sugarcane liquor, and masato, a traditional Peruvian beverage also known as “spit beer.”

Tuesday
Aug 8
1am | 12c
Season 1, Episode 11

The Armenian Trail

Jack travels to Armenia to discover the old and new in booze. He checks out the oldest wine press, tries Ararat brandy and tastes the nightlife in Yerevan. Along the way, he samples mulberry oghi before wrapping up his trip at a wedding.

Monday
Aug 14
10pm | 9c
Season 1, Episode 11

The Armenian Trail

Jack travels to Armenia to discover the old and new in booze. He checks out the oldest wine press, tries Ararat brandy and tastes the nightlife in Yerevan. Along the way, he samples mulberry oghi before wrapping up his trip at a wedding.

Tuesday
Aug 15
1am | 12c