Podcast 351: Administrivia; M-43 IPA; Macanudo Gold Label; H Upmann AJ Fernandez; Christmas Trip Report

Wowza! Lots to go through. We start with some administrative notes about our website redesign and new functionality. Then we review the M-43 N.E. India Pale Ale, a gift from listener Patrick from Grand Rapids. Tony tells a story about why he picked up a Macanudo Gold Label cigar, then Jason offers a review of the H Upmann AJ Fernandez Churchill. We wrap it up with Tony’s report of his annual family Christmas holiday in Fabulous Las Vegas, Nevada.

Macanudo Robust — Hampton Court

Here’s the third installment of the “Lost Archives” from last year. The Macanudo Robust, Hampton Court cigar was a solid “A” rating 95 out of 100. This cigar was medium …

Podcast 49: Bankroll Philosophy; Macanudo Maduro Vintage 97; Balblair 97

Woohoo, podcast 49! Join the guys as Tony raises some interesting points about bankroll philosophy, then Jason and Tony share their observations about the Macanudo Maduro Vintage 1997 Toro. Wrapping it up: A mini-review of Balblair 97, a lovely Highlands whisky, and a detour around the idea of training your nose to detect flavor.