In the spirit of Jack's explorations and his love of baseball (how about those Red Sox?!), consider some of the quirkiest regional features of America's favorite game.
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.
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.
Jack discovers the most epic booze-soaked tales of Croatian legend. He drinks wine with monsters, sieges a centuries old castle, drinks truffles in the land of giants, curses like a sailor in a traditional balote game and finds the cave of Odysseus.
Jack heads back to his native soil for a boozy homecoming in New England. He gets to live one of his greatest childhood dreams at Fenway Park, sinks a British ship, drinks a bizarre beaver-spiked liquor and learns what it takes to be a lobsterman.
Jack heads to the Great Lakes to relive his favorite childhood summer adventures. He motors through the Silver Lake sand dunes, meets world champion lumberjacks, makes fudge on Mackinac Island and finds a boozy summer camp.
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.”
Jack heads to the Pacific Northwest to follow in the footsteps of great explorers. He drinks beers in a hot tub boat, takes a seaplane to microdistilleries on the San Juan Islands and tries a drink made with bacteria and yeast.
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.
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.
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.
Jack takes his booze travels to Japan, a country that has a reputation for being a little unconventional. Amid a culture of honor, family and strict order, drinking provides a balance to this lifestyle and an outlet for people to relax.
Jack has met his share of party animals during his travels, many with fur and four legs. He's horsed around with Gauchos in Argentina, hunted frogs in the Philippines, drank a cobra cocktail in Hong Kong and munched huhu's in New Zealand.
A rolling party, bikers, superfood cocktails, samba superstar, sun, and sand.
Drive-thru margaritas, honky-tonk bingo, bloody beers, and the pass of death
Daiquiris in a jurassic park, courage on the bunny slope, and pineapple homebrew.