The BEST Episodes of Booze Traveler

Every episode ever - ranked by fan votes!

Last Updated: Nov 14, 2021

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.

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Spirits of Ol' Mexico

#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.

star 8.48
73 votes
Costa Rica's Pure Life

#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.

star 8.29
14 votes
Southwest Spirits

#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.

star 8.22
9 votes
Turkey Is Stirring

#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.

star 8.20
117 votes
Philippines: Inuman Nature

#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

star 8.12
33 votes
Scotland: Monsters, Men, and The Mac

#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.

star 8.00
33 votes
Caribbean Rhythm

#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.

star 8.00
11 votes
Last Call of the Wild West

#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.

star 7.87
23 votes
New Zealand

#9 - New Zealand

Season 2 - Episode 10 - Aired Dec 1, 2015

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

star 7.84
25 votes
The End Begins in Chile

#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.

star 7.82
11 votes
Viking In A Bottle

#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.

star 7.81
21 votes
The Armenian Trail

#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.

star 7.79
19 votes
Michigan's Endless Summer

#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.

star 7.79
14 votes
Czech Castles and Cocktails

#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.

star 7.77
13 votes
Belize: Paradise Found

#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.

star 7.75
20 votes
The Magic of Ireland

#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.

star 7.74
43 votes
South Korea: Mind Your Manners

#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.

star 7.71
21 votes
Asia's Hidden Gem

#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.

star 7.64
14 votes
Austria Is Good For You

#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.

star 7.61
31 votes
Cuba: Kings of Cocktail

#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.

star 7.61
31 votes
Hawaiian Crush

#21 - Hawaiian Crush

Season 2 - Episode 9 - Aired Nov 24, 2015

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

star 7.61
36 votes
Japan Uncorked

#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.

star 7.61
33 votes
Dead in New Orleans

#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.

star 7.61
33 votes
Netherlands: Liquid Courage

#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.

star 7.60
25 votes
Legendary Croatia

#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.

star 7.58
24 votes
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