Booze Traveler: Netherlands Pictures

From partying on a bike bar to visiting a bank filled with beer, Jack experiences the rich, innovative drinking history of the Netherlands.

Photos

Getting Ready for NOLA

Getting Ready for NOLA

Dr. Mignonne Mary gives Jack a little medical booster to assist in his adventures in New Orleans. 960 1280

  

Toast to New Orleans

Toast to New Orleans

Jack and Elizabeth Pearce, a cocktail historian, toast with a Sazerac and a Ramos Gin Fizz. 960 1280

  

Drinking at The John

Drinking at The John

Jack poses with a drink at the John, a local hangout that uses toilet seats as bar stools. 960 1280

  

Playing in the Band

Playing in the Band

Musicians Derrick Moss, Paul Robertson and Julian Gosin of the Soul Rebels play a song for Jack. 960 1280

  

Carousel Bar

Carousel Bar

Jack enjoys a Vieux Carre at the Carousel Bar inside the Hotel Monteleone, the city’s only revolving bar. 960 1280

  

Drinking Like a Patriot

Drinking Like a Patriot

In character as a patriot from Colonial times, Jack takes a sip from a flask. 960 1280

  

Krewe of Boo

Krewe of Boo

Jack poses on top of a float at Krewe of Boo, New Orleans’ official Halloween parade. 960 1280

  

Smelling Tobacco

Smelling Tobacco

Jack takes a whiff of some of the ingredients that go into making Perique, a liqueur made from fermented perique tobacco. 960 1280

  

Enjoying a Glass of Perique

Enjoying a Glass of Perique

Jack poses with a glass of Perique, a drink infused with tobacco. It’s still waiting for approval from the Food and Drug Administration. 960 1280

  

Voodoo Ceremony

Voodoo Ceremony

Jack participates in a Voodoo ceremony run by the second-most-powerful living priestess, Sallie Glassman. 960 1280

  

Toast of the Town

Toast of the Town

Jack toasts the crowd as he sips on some Ojen on his balcony overlooking New Orleans. 960 1280

  

I Love My Ojen!

I Love My Ojen!

Jack poses with the bottle of Ojen, a rare, anise-flavored Spanish liqueur that is almost completely extinct. 960 1280

  

Here's to Belize!

Here's to Belize!

After stopping in to sample the tripe soup, Jack toasts his driver outside of Sarita's place. 960 1280

  

Placencia Peninsula

Placencia Peninsula

Placencia Peninsula is home to the longest stretch of beach in mainland Belize, which offers more than 12 miles of pristine beaches. 960 1280

  

Filming in the Water

Filming in the Water

While standing in the clear ocean water, Jack stops to talk to the camera crew about certain shot ideas. 960 1280

  

Seaweed Smoothie

Seaweed Smoothie

After collecting ingredients from Placencia Peninsula, Jack blends a seaweed smoothie. 960 1280

  

Drinking Mondongo

Drinking Mondongo

Jack and Sarita sit at a table with mondongo, the tripe soup hangover cure that her restaurant is known for. 960 1280

  

Charlie Belgrove’s Winery

Charlie Belgrove’s Winery

Stop at Charlie Belgrove’s Winery in the Belize River valley. An unusual type of winery, the fanciest machinery Charlie uses for making his wines is a grater. 960 1280

  

Making Chocolate Wine

Making Chocolate Wine

With Eladio's help, Jack mixes up a batch of cacao wine. 960 1280

  

Looking for Sugarcane

Looking for Sugarcane

Jack and Krishna venture into the jungle to cut sugarcane for hangover remedies. 960 1280

  

Belize City Carnival

Belize City Carnival

Jack attends the Belize City Carnival, a festival that closes out weeks of parties celebrating the country’s independence and culture. 960 1280

  

Khash Stew

Khash Stew

While visiting Yous Sargsyan's guesthouse, Jack checks out the khash as it stews in the pot. 960 1280

  

Khndzoresk's Bridge

Khndzoresk's Bridge

Jack walks across Khndzoresk’s swinging bridge. 960 1280

  

A Game of Backgammon

A Game of Backgammon

Jack watches some locals play a game of backgammon, a very popular board game in Armenia. 960 1280

  

Armenian Flatbread

Armenian Flatbread

Jack tears lavash, a popular Armenian flatbread, into pieces to put into his khash. 960 1280

  

Tossing Grapes

Tossing Grapes

Jack tosses some Areni grapes into a barrel to begin the winemaking process. 960 1280

  

Stomping Grapes

Stomping Grapes

After winning a crucial arm-wrestling match, the champ, Nikita, earns the right to smash the grapes first. 960 1280

  

Flying Over the Vorotan River

Flying Over the Vorotan River

Jack checks out the view as he travels over the Vorotan River in an aerial tramway. 960 1280

  

Dancin' in the Streets

Dancin' in the Streets

Jack dances with a few local women during the Goris mulberry festival. 960 1280

  

Dining With Locals

Dining With Locals

Jack indulges in a glass of oghi as he dines with Igor Ghazarian, who has been brewing the classic Armenian beverage for more than 25 years. 960 1280

  

History of Brandy

History of Brandy

Marina Badalyan and Jack discuss the history of Ararat brandy as they try a glass. 960 1280

  

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