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.
We review the Angel’s Envy rye, we discuss what “proof” means for your spirits, we offer a brief timeline of a tobacco plant’s evolution into a cigar, we revisit the $20 upgrade trick, and Jason reviews the Montecristo Platinum torpedo.
In this well-lubricated episode, Jason and Tony enjoy a taste of the Bumbu rum. Tony shares his experience with the Anastasia Caldwell 1918 cigar, followed by Jason’s review of the Montecristo Reverence bellicoso. We then slide into the third and final segment about casino credit—debt collections and bankruptcy. Plus outtakes and a large amount of loosey-goosey banter. Can’t miss! Happy new year!
We’re back with a blast, as we begin a four-part series called “Drinking Whiskey.” In the first segment, we review the essential terms common in the whiskey trade, while we enjoy a healthy pour of the Pikesville Straight Rye Whiskey from Heaven Hill. Tony reviews the Catch-22 Connecticut Toro, followed by Jason’s review of the Montecristo Media Noche Churchill. We wrap up this 42-minute behemoth with some tips for asking your hotel casino for room comps.
This week we drink Seagram’s 7, we smoke Montecristo White Series cigars and we talk Gambling Q&A!
This week we drink The Duke Bourbon, we smoke the Dissident and Montecristo cigars and we discuss a Roulette Martingale betting system.
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 and Tony dedicate an entire episode to Cuban cigars — our experience purchasing them in Canada, reviews of cigars by Montecristo, Bolivar and Romeo Y Julieta, and more.
In our 48th voyage into podcasting excellence, Tony shares tips for learning video poker and expresses his displeasure with the Montecristo Platinum. Meanwhile, Jason provides a bit of a primer about the body types of red wine.