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Jack's New Adventure
Jack's New Adventure

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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About the Host

Jack Maxwell

Meet Jack Maxwell, host of Booze Traveler and Booze Traveler: Best Bars. Jack ventures the globe to not only get a taste of a country's alcohol, but to quench his curiosity about what people drink, why they drink it and the stories they tell when they do.

All About Jack

Season 3, Episode 10

Legendary Croatia

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.

Monday
Apr 9
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 14

Home is Where the Booze Is

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.

Monday
Apr 9
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 12

Michigan's Endless Summer

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.

Monday
Apr 16
9am | 8c
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
Apr 23
8am | 7c
Season 4, Episode 6

Wet and Wild Pacific Northwest

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.

Monday
Apr 23
9am | 8c
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
Apr 24
8am | 7c
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.

Wednesday
Apr 25
8am | 7c
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.

Thursday
Apr 26
8am | 7c
Season 1, Episode 6

Japan Uncorked

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.

Friday
Apr 27
8am | 7c
Season 0, Episode 5

Nature of the Beast

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.

Monday
Apr 30
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 15

Brazil

A rolling party, bikers, superfood cocktails, samba superstar, sun, and sand.

Tuesday
Jun 12
9am | 8c
Season 2, Episode 8

Texas is Full of It

Drive-thru margaritas, honky-tonk bingo, bloody beers, and the pass of death

Tuesday
Jun 12
10am | 9c
Season 2, Episode 7

Hawaiian Crush

Daiquiris in a jurassic park, courage on the bunny slope, and pineapple homebrew.

Tuesday
Jun 12
11am | 10c