The BEST episodes of Booze Traveler

Every episode of Booze Traveler ever, ranked from best to worst by thousands of votes from fans of the show. The best episodes of Booze Traveler!

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.

Last Updated: 1/24/2023Network:Travel Channel
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Spirits of Ol' Mexico
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8.45
67 votes

#1 - Spirits of Ol' Mexico

Season 3 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/12/2016

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.

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Turkey Is Stirring
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8.25
112 votes

#2 - Turkey Is Stirring

Season 1 - Episode 1 - Aired 11/24/2014

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.

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Southwest Spirits
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8.10
10 votes

#3 - Southwest Spirits

Season 4 - Episode 13 - Aired 4/2/2018

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.

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Philippines: Inuman Nature
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8.03
31 votes

#4 - Philippines: Inuman Nature

Season 2 - Episode 7 - Aired 11/10/2015

Coconut lightning, hoop daydreams, gin and juice, and a military-spec food fight

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Viking In A Bottle
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8.00
16 votes

#5 - Viking In A Bottle

Season 4 - Episode 2 - Aired 1/1/2018

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.

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Costa Rica's Pure Life
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8.00
13 votes

#6 - Costa Rica's Pure Life

Season 4 - Episode 4 - Aired 1/15/2018

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.

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New Zealand
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7.96
24 votes

#7 - New Zealand

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired 12/1/2015

The Green Dragon, stag semen stout, and rustling up some grubs.

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Scotland: Monsters, Men, and The Mac
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7.93
28 votes

#8 - Scotland: Monsters, Men, and The Mac

Season 2 - Episode 6 - Aired 11/3/2015

Jack Maxwell travels to Scotland, where he encounters St. Andrews' 19th hole, part-time Vikings and the world's most expensive scotch.

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Last Call of the Wild West
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7.86
22 votes

#9 - Last Call of the Wild West

Season 3 - Episode 17 - Aired 4/3/2017

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.

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Caribbean Rhythm
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7.80
10 votes

#10 - Caribbean Rhythm

Season 4 - Episode 7 - Aired 2/5/2018

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.

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The End Begins in Chile
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7.75
12 votes

#11 - The End Begins in Chile

Season 4 - Episode 14 - Aired 4/9/2018

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.

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Michigan's Endless Summer
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7.73
15 votes

#12 - Michigan's Endless Summer

Season 4 - Episode 15 - Aired 4/16/2018

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.

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The Magic of Ireland
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7.66
38 votes

#13 - The Magic of Ireland

Season 3 - Episode 2 - Aired 12/19/2016

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.

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Playing the Booze in Portugal
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7.63
27 votes

#14 - Playing the Booze in Portugal

Season 3 - Episode 13 - Aired 3/6/2017

In his quest to understand why the Portuguese can feel so homesick, Jack Maxwell dives for a rare seafood delicacy, visits Dr. Frankenstein's liquor laboratory, unearths the Wine of Death and tastes the crown jewel of Portuguese booze, Port wine.

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Cuba: Kings of Cocktail
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7.62
29 votes

#15 - Cuba: Kings of Cocktail

Season 3 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/27/2017

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.

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Asia's Hidden Gem
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7.62
13 votes

#16 - Asia's Hidden Gem

Season 4 - Episode 6 - Aired 1/29/2018

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.

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Czech Castles and Cocktails
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7.62
13 votes

#17 - Czech Castles and Cocktails

Season 4 - Episode 11 - Aired 3/19/2018

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.

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German Precision Und Schnapps
star
7.59
22 votes

#18 - German Precision Und Schnapps

Season 3 - Episode 16 - Aired 3/27/2017

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.

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Tahitian Dream
star
7.59
17 votes

#19 - Tahitian Dream

Season 4 - Episode 1 - Aired 12/18/2017

Maxwell immerses himself in the culture of Tahiti; he has an authentic tamure dream, a drink named for a traditional dance; he tastes brut d'ananas, a pineapple champagne, and pia uru, a local beer brewed from breadfruit.

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Hungary: Aliens, Soviets, & Gypsies
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7.58
26 votes

#20 - Hungary: Aliens, Soviets, & Gypsies

Season 2 - Episode 4 - Aired 10/20/2015

A brandy-soaked wakeup call, cat dancing, and a life-or-death secret recipe.

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Hawaiian Crush
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7.58
33 votes

#21 - Hawaiian Crush

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired 11/24/2015

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

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Dead in New Orleans
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7.57
28 votes

#22 - Dead in New Orleans

Season 1 - Episode 12 - Aired 2/9/2015

The Day of the Dead in The Big Easy with tobacco liquor and voodoo room service.

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Japan Uncorked
star
7.57
30 votes

#23 - Japan Uncorked

Season 1 - Episode 8 - Aired 1/12/2015

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.

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Netherlands: Liquid Courage
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7.55
22 votes

#24 - Netherlands: Liquid Courage

Season 1 - Episode 10 - Aired 1/26/2015

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.

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Austria Is Good For You
star
7.54
28 votes

#25 - Austria Is Good For You

Season 1 - Episode 4 - Aired 12/15/2014

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.

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