Join us as we taste a Bermuda Hooker (cocktail) before Valentine’s Day, and enjoy both the Asylum 13 Connecticut and Bloodline O.P.A. cigars. Your Gurus of Gambling then offer some remedial advice about bettin’ on the ponies.
We sip a cranberry bourbon cocktail and we discuss value bourbons and the cost of a bottle. We also review the My Father La Opulencia (Tony’s turn!) and the Drew Estates Kentucky Fire Cured cigars. We wrap up with a list of reasons why the bartender at the video poker bar hates you.
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.
The ho-ho-ho is strong with us this week as we enjoy a tasty Ch-RITA-mas Tree cocktail as a lead-in to talking about glass decanters for your alcohol. Jason enjoys the Kristoff 685 Woodlawn and Tony smokes the La Palina Classic Rosado. Finally, we reflect on investing in casino real-estate investment trusts.
We sip the Spring Bijou cocktail while offering practical springtime guidance for keeping bugs outta yo’ drinks. Then, in our cigar segment, Tony revisits the Baccarat 1871 before Jason reviews the MF the Judge — after which, we talk about beetles, mold and bloom. Finally, Jason and Tony offer a few casino games to try … and a few to avoid.
We start with the Paloma cocktail then discuss the cocktail ingredients you ought to make yourself. Tony reviews the Arturo Fuente Gran Reserva 858 cigar, before your czars of cigars share their Top 3 lists. We wrap it up with some suggested tips for staff on the casino floor.
We start with a few etiquette points about casino chips at the craps and blackjack tables before diving into a pair of cigar reviews—Tony’s Nestor Mirando Collection Special Selection and Jason’s Romeo 505. We offer some advice about the care and maintenance of butane torches, then sip a tasty Spring Fling cocktail while riffing about home artisanal distilling.
Launch your weekly voyage into the manly vices with the La Lousiane cocktail. Sip it while Tony praises the Arturo Fuente Rosado Sun Grown cigar and Jason vilifies the Pinar del Rio Liga Cubana No. 5. Then learn about the proposed Nevada legislation to confirm the legalization of pari-mutuel betting for e-sports and whatnot. Finally: You’ll be updated on the expansion of the Gun Lake Casino, the tribal casino closest to Jason’s home in lovely Grand Rapids, Mich.
Wowzers, this episode has everything. A new cocktail for you to try: The Quiet Storm; we discuss cocktail mixing mistakes; we review two tasty cigars: The Aston Cabinet and Oliva Saison, we got outtakes galore and we even get you Le Maison Derriere!