You think the title of this show is long? Just you wait to see how we stretch our closing script. This is the first time ever, in VLO history, we actually let the entire audio track of our bumper music run all the way through, becuase it needed to run all the way through. Yikes. Anyway, in this exciting, totally rad podcast, we sip the Old Forester 1910 Old Fine Whisky — a gift from A Fanboy! — then dive into a pair of cigars. Jason sampled the Montecristo Pilotico Pepe Mendez while Tony herfed the A. Flores 1975 Serie Privada Capa Habano SP52. Say that five times fast! We wrap with a brief foray into the minutiae of video poker and blackjack basic strategy that the cards — even our glorious card — won’t tell you. Can’t miss!
In this marathon voyage into auditory brilliance, Jason and Tony enjoy a sampler pack of the Redbreast (Irish) whiskey before sharing a few milestone innovations in whiskey technology. We then relate the tale of Ken Uston and blackjack card counting, from the perspective of the New Jersey Supreme Court. We wrap up with a pair of stogie reviews — the Nestor Miranda 75th Anniversary, and the Partagas Serie E No. 2 Cuban puro.
We drink Aberlour 12-Yr Scotch, we smoke fine quality cigars and we talk splitting Blackjack hands!
This week the boys drink the Kobe Creek single barrel reserve, they smoke the Eiroa CBT, the Camacho Shellback 2015, whilst discussing how best to develop your cigar palate, and finally, the walk you through the best way to play soft hands at blackjack.
Podcast 283, 9/4/2016 … Welcome back to our weekly schedule of the Vice Lounge Online. This is Labor Day weekend and you know what that means…it’s unofficially the end of …
We drink the VLO (bourbon) smash, smoke an AJ Fernandez & Padron cigar and review important Blackjack Tips!
In this brief and somewhat hacked-up episode, Tony shares the “rule of nine” for doubling with soft hands at Blackjack. After a brief, sad sojourn covering the new smoking ban in the City of New Orleans, Jason mixes up an ultimate Bloody Mary augmented with a kick of a special pepper sauce.
What Scotches should you present to a newbie? Jason and Tony share their experiences, then taste-test the best low-cost Speyside, Highland and Islay single malts sold by our favorite local purveyor of fine spirits. After that extended segment, Tony shares a blackjack variation and the Czars of Cigars riff a while on what the partial Cuban thaw means for the domestic cigar market.
Jason and Tony review what the math says about the right Blackjack betting strategy when you’ve got a hard 16 against a dealer’s seven or higher. Then your beloved Czars of Cigars riff on Sparkles’s cigar etiquette tips for the ladies. Tony serves Jason a tasty, tasty blueberry rum smash.
Getting back to normal after the Vegas trip reviews, Jason and Tony discuss their respective experiences with “new to us” table games before riffing about the Rocky Patel Connecticut cigar. And all that discussion is lubricated with a Mad Hatter cocktail — yummy.