So in this solo show, Jason explains the value of attending trade events at your local tobacconist. Then Jason and Tony (in an homage to pre-recorded drop-in segments) conclude our Beers of Europe tour in merry ol’ England with the Samuel Smith’s Taddy Porter. Finally, Jason demystifies some of the very basic mechanics of casino comps.
Jason and Tony talk about Rocky and Nish Patel visiting West Michigan, then they enjoy more of the foreign beers they bought in the spring.
Jason and Tony opine about last week’s Midwest Smoke Out at the Horseshoe Hammond, then they share the lovely trip report from Dan in NJ, who attended a cigar and Scotch event at the Old Homestead in Atlantic City’s own Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa.
Tony shares some insight into the best way to earn tier points at the casino, then Jason and Tony discuss the basics of attending a special event at a cigar shop. Then Jason offers some tips on how to spice up a traditional cocktail with simple, inexpensive liqueurs.
Jason and Tony discuss the politics of opening casinos to augment state/local budgets (with an eye toward a major referendum in Michigan this Movember). Then Jason shares the tale of cigar-related fun at a recent Xicar event at Grand River Cigar in Grand Rapids, Mich., before relaying Tony’s “still very newbie” comparative reaction to samples of Glenmorangie Nectar d’Or, Oban 15 and Glenrothes Select Reserve.