Jason and Tony wrestle with the legal and ethical aspects of the casino’s eye in the sky watching your smartphone screens. Then Czars of Cigars review the Alec Bradley Nica Puro Gordo before sharing a tasty cocktail called the Blood and Sand. Then Tony has a Twittgasm of social-media shout-outs.
In today’s action-packed episode, Jason and Tony wax excitedly about the upcoming 360 Vegas Vacation. Then your viceroys of vice share their experience with the Alec Bradley Connecticut cigar before reflecting on the subtle joys of The Balvenie 15-year single-malt Scotch whisky.
Join us on an über-exciting voyage of podcasting excellence as the VLO boys record remotely from Grand River Cigar in Grand Rapids, Mich. Jason and Tony are joined by Jon and Dan of the Cigars and Scotch podcast, with special guest appearances by Robin Day of Grand River Cigar (co-owner) and Rick Reinstein (sidekick extraordinaire and honorary VLO intern). The free-wheelin’ conversation includes reviews of the Caol Ila 12-year single malt Scotch whisky, the Alec Bradley Prensado (Gordo) and various stories that will warm the cockles of your shriveled souls. Can’t miss!
So I tried an Alec Bradley American blend cigar this past week while Jason and I were out meeting up with the guys from the Cigar & Scotch podcast. I …
Jason and Tony loosen up the podcast format a bit; we start with an on-air mixing of the Old Cuban mixed drink (thoughtfully introduced by a caller) then, while sipping away, reminisce about the Alec Bradley American Classic cigar. Then the conversation winds up with a simple question: From the casino’s perspective, does it make more sense to play more frequently with a smaller bankroll, or less frequently with a larger bankroll?
After listening to Tony ad-lib it about how to “Diamond in a Day” with Caesar’s Entertainment, Jason reviews the Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill cigar — Cigar Aficianado’s #1 pick for 2011 — and addresses criticism of whether CA tips the scales for advertisers. Then Jason and Tony share their impressions about the Tomatin 12-year single-malt Scotch they’re sipping before providing their top brand choices for each class of spirit, for drinkers new to that spirit. A 40-minute extravaganza of fun and wisdom … or something like that.
The Alec Bradley Prensado Churchill presented well, burned evenly, tasted fine and featured a moderate price point.