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Best Bars in America is a travel series that first aired in 2013 on the Esquire Network. The series follows the duo of Jay Larson and Sean Patton as they are given the mission of going to each one of Esquire Magazine's best bars in America. This takes them across the country as they review each one of the bars. The duo goes from small dive bars to theme saloons, and they also hit up some of the oldest bars in America. Along the way the duo find themselves in some interesting situations, and they also try out some of the most interesting drinks in the country.

Best Bars in America is a series that is currently running and has 2 seasons (20 episodes). The series first aired on June 25, 2014.

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Wednesday 10:00 PM et/pt on Esquire Network
2 Seasons, 20 Episodes
June 25, 2014
Reality
8.1/10
Cast: Jay Larson, Sean Patton
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Best Bars in America Full Episode Guide

  • Jay and Sean play bingo, beer pong, and virtual golf at the best game bars in the country. They also get heckled at the Renaissance fair, test their smarts with comedian Kyle Kinane, and somehow strike out with swimsuit model Nina Agdal.

  • Comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton witness Detroit's resurgence, both as a city and a place to drink. Named Esquire's Bar City of the Year, Detroit welcomes them with a train station turned craft beer hub, a spirits tasting straight out of the history books, and a city-wide bike ride with hundreds of new friends.

  • In Chicago, comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton learn booze's mobster roots. They get the Picasso treatment at a neighborhood landmark, take in the comedy scene with Pete Holmes, and get a taste of the local music with Blues legend Buddy Guy.

  • Jay and Sean take a very small break from all the drinking as they go in search of the best bar food in America. In San Francisco, they toss dough with a champion pizza maker. In Chicago, they learn the true meaning of going "whole hog." And in LA they nearly drown in nacho cheese with comedian Al Madrigal.

  • Featuring the best bars on the Souther California Coast.

  • Comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton walk through armoires, sneak in back doors, and slide away bookcases to reveal the Cuban flair, coin tricks, and innovative cocktails of the modern-and well-hidden-speakeasy. With special guest, comedian Aisha Tyler.

  • Comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton take in the booze-cruising, polka-filled world of Minneapolis, where they snack on pig's head, enter meat raffles, and compete in a homebrew-themed curling tournament.

  • A trip to Louisville shows comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton that there's a lot more than whiskey in bourbon country. They sip a cocktail with a haunted history, go nose-to-tail with char-grilled squirrel, and learn a palate-busting beer lesson from the Brew Dogs.

  • In Washington, D.C, comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton find that alcohol and politics do mix. They drink from the country's largest whiskey collection, check out a new brewery in the old Navy yard, and make booze the colonial way in the home of America's first president.

  • To kick off season 2 of their nationwide bar tour, comedians Jay Larson and Sean Patton get punch drunk with Academy Award winner Nat Faxon in San Francisco.

  • In the first season finale, Sean and Jay explore east L.A. and demonstrate how Koreatown, Downtown, and Hollywood have great options.

  • Sean visits some of the best bars in New Orleans, which happens to be his hometown.

  • Jay and Sean visit unique bars. Featuring an establishment in Austin, Texas, that celebrates Christmas every day.

  • Jay and Sean search for the best hotel bars in the U.S. Comedians Nick Thune and Jen Kirkman appear.

  • Join Jay and Sean in Boston for a hard-drinking tour of one of America's oldest cities.

  • Jay and Sean bar hop through 8 lower Manhattan bars on the look-out for the authentic New York experience.

  • The guys head to Austin to pound shots at Botticelli's South Congress, try craft cocktails on tap at Wonderland, and binge on Thai food at Half Step.

  • In the series premiere, travel companions Jay Larson and Sean Patton spend three days drinking their way through 8 unforgettable bars in the city with the most microbreweries on earth! Find out why its residents call Portland "Beervana."