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Sometimes funny things happen when you're on your way to the bar.

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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 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 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 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 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 11

Argentina

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

Monday
May 22
12:30pm | 11:30c
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 4, Episode 2

The Roarin' Rockies

Jack wants to see how the rugged Rocky Mountains became a world-class playground. He learns the ways of the mountain men, experiences the wildest winter festival, finds his favorite drinking game and has the time of his life at the top of the world.

Tuesday
Jan 9
1am | 12c
Season 4, Episode 1

Costa Rica's Pure Life

Jack wants to learn the true meaning of 'Pura Vida,' the Costa Rican secret to true happiness. To find his happy place, he'll dodge a stampede of bulls, come face-to-face with a deadly snake and drink an ancient beer made from mold.

Monday
Jan 15
11pm | 10c
Season 4, Episode 1

Costa Rica's Pure Life

Jack wants to learn the true meaning of 'Pura Vida,' the Costa Rican secret to true happiness. To find his happy place, he'll dodge a stampede of bulls, come face-to-face with a deadly snake and drink an ancient beer made from mold.

Monday
Feb 5
10am | 9c
Season 4, Episode 7

Caribbean Rhythm

Jack discovers the true wonders of the Caribbean islands, from drinking liquid dynamite at a hidden jungle bar and throwing back wild bush rum concoctions to scraping away poison to purify beer.

Tuesday
Feb 6
2am | 1c
Season 0, Episode 3

Misadventures

Jack highlights his most memorable misadventures from his worldly travels.

Thursday
Feb 22
11am | 10c
Season 4, Episode 10

L'Art de Booze

Jack experiences the art of living in France, one drink at a time. He explores the beautiful and brutal world of water jousting, drinks boozy foam in the French Alps with a couple hundred goats and toasts the finest champagne on Bastille Day.

Monday
Mar 5
9am | 8c
Season 4, Episode 16

The End Begins in Chile

From a cocktail cooled with glacier ice to an ancient drink with Chile's first people, Jack discovers how the locals live, play and drink in a land at the end of the world.

Monday
Apr 9
9am | 8c