How Booze Built America

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How Booze Built America
Format Documentary Miniseries
Starring Mike Rowe
Country of origin United States
No. of seasons 1
No. of episodes 3
Production
Executive producer(s) Craig Coffman
Emre Sahin
Jeanne Begley
Kelly McPherson
Mary Sullivan
Mike Rowe
Miriam Leffert
Sarah Wetherbee
Production company(s) Karga 7
mikeroweWORKS
Broadcast
Original channel Discovery Channel
Original run September 19, 2012 (2012-09-19) – October 3, 2012 (2012-10-03)
External links
Website

How Booze Built America is an American reality-documentary Miniseries starring Mike Rowe. The miniseries premiered on the Discovery Channel on September 19, 2012. In each episode, Rowe travels around the United States discussing how alcoholic beverages affected periods throughout American history.

Episodes[edit]

No. Title Original air date U.S. viewers
(million)
1 "America's Revolution" September 19, 2012 (2012-09-19) 0.91[1]
Mike Rowe discusses the Pilgrim's beer supply, the Boston Tea Party, and the battles of Lexington and Concord.
2 "Westward, Ho!" September 26, 2012 (2012-09-26) 0.94[2]
Mike Rowe discusses alcohol's influence on westward expansion, including mountain men, Johnny Appleseed, and the OK Corral.
3 "To the Moon!" October 3, 2012 (2012-10-03) 0.62[3]
Mike Rowe discusses how prohibition assisted codebreakers, NASCAR and the space race.

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