Jason and Tony discuss the challenges in the Atlantic City casino market before tying it back to whether downtown Las Vegas has jumped the shark. Then Edwin calls in with ideas about the CAO Flathead. Jason and Tony briefly riff on ways to help smoking n00bz figure out what they can tolerate. And did you know that bourbon plus beer equals bliss? Jason and Tony review the New Holland Beer Barrel Bourbon. Mmmm.
Jason and Tony introduce several strategies for making $100 last longer in the casino. Then, based on Tony’s recent blog post, your Czars of Cigars talk about the types of people in your local cigar lounge. Wrapping it up — the third and final installment of our Downtown Las Vegas guide, featuring a discussion of bars and other watering holes.
Tony shares some legal-beagle wisdom about the enforceability of casino markers, then Jason and Tony discuss your options for finding premium hand-rolled cigars in downtown Las Vegas. That discussion having run its course, Jason inflicts a peatier Scotch — the Kilchoman Machir Bay — upon poor, poor Tony. The Viceroys of Vice wrap up with casual conversation.
Tony and Jason begin the first of three segments about Downtown Las Vegas, focusing this week on the casinos. Then they cover two recent cigar pics — Jason’s experience with the Montecristo Epic Premium Selection ’07 and Tony’s encounter with the La Fontana Consigliere. After which, the Abbots of Alcohol review the Eagle Rare Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey.
Jason expresses his dismay over the selective enforcement of open-container laws in downtown Las Vegas. Then Jason and Tony review the Kristoff Criollo cigar and the anCnoc 12-year single-malt.
Jason and Tony discuss the relative merits of gambling at Las Vegas Strip vs. the Freemont Street Experience vs. the Clark County locals’ casinos. Then Tony reviews the Davidoff Millennium Robusto and Jason covers the Macanudo Grand Cru Gigante. Wrapping it up: A brief discussion of “whiskey in a week.”
Jason and Tony wrap up their trip report by sharing their experiences staying a few nights downtown.
Jason and Tony’s Vegas travelogue, part 2.