The BEST Episodes of Booze Traveler
Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!
Last Updated: Dec 16, 2020
Network: Travel Channel
In 15 1-hour episodes of Booze Traveler cocktail connoisseur Jack Maxwell travels around the world, one drink at a time. Maxwell grew up in south Boston where bars served as the neighborhood living rooms, hosting family dinners, birthdays and weddings. In this new series, he will take his respect and appreciation for specialty cocktails to explore new locales, seeking out the people, places, customs and cultures behind drinks across the globe.
#1 - Spirits of Ol' Mexico
Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired Dec 12, 2016
Jack Maxwell learns the meaning of Mexican immortality when he gets blindfolded and thrown into the back of a truck to taste some award-winning mezcal, works the agave fields for tequila, almost gets burned alive in an ancient Aztec ceremony and has a first date with the Saint of Death.
#2 - Costa Rica's Pure Life
Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired Jan 15, 2018
Jack wants to learn the true meaning of "Pura Vida": the Costa Rican secret to true happiness. To find his happy place, he dodges a stampede of bulls, comes face-to-face with a deadly snake, and drinks an ancient beer made from mold.
#3 - Southwest Spirits
Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired Apr 2, 2018
Drinks of the American Southwest; one of the largest hot air balloon parties in the world; drinking with rodeo clowns; mind-blowing art instillation; hottest peppers.
#4 - Turkey Is Stirring
Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired Nov 24, 2014
Beer, rebellion, soccer, Islam and fiery brandy stir modern Turkey. Although drinking is highly restricted, Turks drink defiantly and patriotically across the country, from bustling city streets to ancient islands. Jack Maxwell finds that every glass comes with a very big twist.
#5 - Philippines: Inuman Nature
Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired Nov 10, 2015
Coconut lightning, hoop daydreams, gin and juice, and a military-spec food fight
#6 - Scotland: Monsters, Men, and The Mac
Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired Nov 3, 2015
Jack Maxwell travels to Scotland, where he encounters St. Andrews' 19th hole, part-time Vikings and the world's most expensive scotch.
#7 - Caribbean Rhythm
Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired Feb 5, 2018
Jack discovers the true wonders of the Caribbean Islands. Featured: drinking liquid dynamite at a hidden jungle bar; throwing back wild bush rum concoctions; and scraping away poison to purify beer.
#8 - Last Call of the Wild West
Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired Apr 3, 2017
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.
#9 - New Zealand
Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 1, 2015
The Green Dragon, stag semen stout, and rustling up some grubs.
#10 - The End Begins in Chile
Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired Apr 9, 2018
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.
#11 - Viking In A Bottle
Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired Jan 1, 2018
Jack searches fjords for old Viking magic in a bottle; he clinks glasses with Vikings, discovers powerful and ancient ingredients and learns the booziest myths left behind by the fearsome people of the Frozen North.
#12 - The Armenian Trail
Season 1 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 2, 2015
Human sacrifice, mulberry moonshine, wine grapes from Noah's ark and brandy that changed the world.
#13 - Michigan's Endless Summer
Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired Apr 16, 2018
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.
#14 - Czech Castles and Cocktails
Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired Mar 19, 2018
Jack finds the Czech Republic's most magical elixirs and beers; he stumbles upon one of the oldest clocks in the world, drinks booze in a gingerbread shop that would make Hansel and Gretel blush and delves as deep as a dwarf in the Punkva caves.
#15 - Belize: Paradise Found
Season 1 - Episode 13 - Aired Feb 16, 2015
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.
#16 - The Magic of Ireland
Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired Dec 19, 2016
From Irish coffee and boozy ice cream to road bowling and pints at the pub, Jack Maxwell meets the people and hears their stories to find out how little Ireland left such a huge mark on the world.
#17 - South Korea: Mind Your Manners
Season 3 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 16, 2017
In South Korea, Jack has a lot to learn when it comes to drink etiquette - all while eating live octopus, taking a punch at an ancient fortress and seeing North Korea, the most isolated country in the modern world.
#18 - Asia's Hidden Gem
Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired Jan 29, 2018
Jack drinks in Taiwan, the greatest hidden gem of East Asia. He drinks with the Taiwanese ghostbusters; experiences a dazzling natural light show deep below the earth; and finds his Zen at a private spa with a drunken monk.
#19 - Austria Is Good For You
Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired Dec 15, 2014
From soothing hops baths to Zirbenschnapps, a digestive pinecone schnapps, booze in Austria doubles as a medicinal method. Jack heads to downtown Franking to sip on one of Austria’s most famous drinks, visits a distillery in Upper Austria to taste the famous (and quite expensive) eau-de-vie, and much more.
#20 - Cuba: Kings of Cocktail
Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 27, 2017
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.
#21 - Hawaiian Crush
Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 24, 2015
Daiquiris in a jurassic park, courage on the bunny slope, and pineapple homebrew.
#22 - Japan Uncorked
Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired Jan 12, 2015
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.
#23 - Dead in New Orleans
Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired Feb 9, 2015
The Day of the Dead in The Big Easy with tobacco liquor and voodoo room service.
#24 - Netherlands: Liquid Courage
Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired Jan 26, 2015
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.
#25 - Legendary Croatia
Season 3 - Episode 11 - Aired Feb 20, 2017
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.