Sip the tasty Jason’s Blueberry Martini No. 1 as we discuss the Undercrown Shade and the Arturo Fuente Destino al Siglo cigars. We offer some cold-weather reminders for cigar humidification, then we circle back to an annual topic — enjoying the casinos over major end-of-year holidays.
As you may have picked up from Episode 438 — posted on December 1, 2019 — Tony Snyder is hanging up his Golden VLO Microphone. To set the stage for …
We begin with an important programming note about the show. We then sip the Saugatuck Brewing Neapolitan Milk Stout before reviewing the Alec Bradley Gatekeeper and Arturo Fuente Xtra Viejo cigars. We riff about how our cigar preferences have changed, then we share some of the biggest single table-game wins in casino history.
We saki-it to you with hot saki, cold saki, and a Saki Bloody Mary. Then Jason smokes a Herrera Esteli Miami and Tony smokes an Oliva CT Reserve. We share some tips for group cigar enjoyment over Gobble-Gobble Day, then we wrap with a review of nine of the biggest casino heists in history.
We enjoy a tasty Fall Ginger Smash cocktail before launching into reviews of the Kristoff Shade Grown and the Micallef Sumatra cigars. We wrap with a review of last week’s shareholder vote for the Caesars-Eldorado merger and share our fevered hopes and dreams for what the new company might do.
In which, we sample the Peerless Distilling “Sip of Summer” Rye, the Arturo Hemingway Classic cigar and the Cavalier Genève Black No. 2 cigar. We also introduce the first five items in our list of ten things to know about cigars.
Sip the fiery first-in-a-century bottling of Peerless bourbon. Smoke the Blind Man’s Bluff CT and Cavalier Genève cigars. Learn about heirloom cigar seeds and how to slow-play blackjack. Because you’ve earned it.
Shoulder Monkey! Shoulder Monkey funky. We review this blended Scotch as well as the Cohiba Connecticut and the Plasencia Alma Fuerte cigars. And don’t miss our refresher about cigar wrapper leaves and about the outlook for skill-based gaming in the (clueless) casino near you.
We start by sipping the Old Granddad bottled-in-bond bourbon. Mixed reviews. On a cigar front, Tony smoked the Timeless Sterling whilst Jason puffed the FSG by Drew Estate. On the “more you know” front, we share some facts and myths around HR 1854 (a bill about the FDA’s regulation of premium hand-rolled cigars) as well as explore relative comp offers between video poker and slot players.
Get your autumnal groove on with a dram of the Col. E. H. Taylor Small Batch bourbon before diving into a Gurkha Marquesa and a La Palina Bronze-label cigar. We wrap up this “succinct” show with a tour of the 10 worst bets in the casino.