Our annual summer vacation starts with an homage to Cuba, thanks to some Havana Club 7-year rum and a tasty hand-rolled cigar, courtesy of Roy. Jason also had a cigar — an Alec Bradley Project 40 Experimental Series stick. We wrap it up with a review of the Michigan commercial gaming review, courtesy of the American Gaming Association.
Get ready to ruuuuumble. In this corner, the beleaguered Crescent Creek bourbon. In the other corner, Jason buys a box of cigars and a new humidor. In the other other corner, Tony smokes a Macanudo Inspirado. In the other other other corner, your gurus of gambling discuss Jason’s conservative craps betting strategery. Plus outtakes! It’s like Christmas at the end of June.
Jason and Tony enjoy a Cohiba Ciglo No. 6 cigar, fresh from Tony’s vacation to Jamaica. The viceroys of vice talk about selling Caesars. Then we’re joined by our friend Bill, a rum connoisseur and occasional consumer judge, for the first of a multi-part series exploring the wild, wooly world of rum. This week: An Appleton Estates sampler.
Brave the winter chill with a Montecristo No. 2 cigar, a dram of Jefferson’s Grand Selection Chateau Suduiraut Sauternes Cask Finish bourbon, and an enjoyable chat about the implications of the forthcoming Circa resort casino in downtown Las Vegas.
This is the Agenda for the meet-up with The Bettor Life and The Vice Lounge Online.
Your viceroys of vice bless you with a pre-Christmas podcast featuring some tasty slow-cooker sangria and a conversation about keeping your tier credits if they’re due to expire. On the cigar front, Jason reviews the Hamlet Liberation, while Tony expresses his intense dismay over the Undercrown Sun Grown — which he bills as the worst cigar he’s ever smoked.
We begin with a delicious “Very Merry Ornamentini” holiday-themed cocktail before launching into a review of the exclusive Davidoff Year of the Dog 2018 cigar. We wrap up with some tips for looking like a high roller at the casino — so you can increase your perceived value to the casino (and hence the quality of your offers) in the eyes of the pit boss.
We start by being underwhelmed by the Crown Royale bourbon mash whiskey. Then we pivot to cigars: Tony reviews the Tatuaje Monopoly and Jason reviews the PDR AFR75 Immenso Claro. Then we riff on annoyances in casinos and remind you of the ways to properly cut a cigar.
Trip review! Windsor! W00t! Lubricated with the Lancaster Double Chocolate Milk Stout and the Founders Dirty Bastard beers.
We start with a seductive, spicy Speyside Scotch in the form of the 16-year Tomintoul. Then Jason puffs the Avo Lounge double corona. Finally, we pontificate for what seems like an eternity about a casino’s liability to patrons around safety.