In this well-lubricated episode, Jason and Tony imbibe two Cynar-based cocktails (the “Patreon Love,” so named because Tony forgot the name of it, and the “Cynar Flip”) and share their experiences with the Kristoff Brittania and the Opus X Lost City cigars. Then we begin a two-part gaming segment focused on the ways the casinos fight money laundering. Can’t miss!
Get ready for an extra-long monologue about W2Gs punctuated by the Toronto and the Eeyore’s Requirem cocktails and the Davidoff Year of the Dog cigar.
Fortified with some Makers Mark Private Select whiskey—a generous gift from Andrew—Jason regales The People with a review of the Davidoff Nicaragua cigar. Then, your Gurus of Gaming discuss some upcoming gambling-related events.
Hold on to yer butts, kids, this one is a bit smoooooth. We start with a review of the Macallan 12-year and 12-year double cask scotches. Then we talk about forming a good cigar group in the context rehabing an old dried-out Cuban. Then we dive headfirst into the controversial subject of loot boxes in video games.
We launch the show with a reminder to catch E-351 for some admin notes, if you missed them, then we dive into a review of Ancient Uncle Joe’s artisinal aged mead, a gift from Jason’s friend Eva. Then Tony elucidates his enjoyment of the Kristoff Connecticut cigar, followed by Jason’s declamations of demi-demerit for the Rocky Patel Special Edition. Kyle from Ontario calls with an intriguing idea. Oh, and we finish with sharing the American Gaming Association’s year-in-review email blast.
Jason and Tony share their predictions for Las Vegas and casino gaming in general—our long-running tradition for the end-of-year show!
We review the Dad’s Hat Pennsylvania Rye Whiskey (thanks, Phil!) then discuss a “study” inquiring about which forms of alcohol make you merry or maudlin. In the stogie section, Tony reviews the Blind Man’s Bluff and Jason reviews the Casa Turrent Serie 1901. Then we bring this winner in for a grand-slam ending with part two (of three) of our exploration of casino credit.
Whoo-ee, kids! Lots o’ great stuff packed into this 32-minute show. We start by reviewing the Glen Breton Rare single-malt whiskey. Then Tony shares a review of the Pappy Van Winkle cigar followed by Jason sharing his review of the Alec Bradley Prensado Lost Art Churchill. Then we segue into a review of the shifting rules about bringing cigars and spirits out of Cuba (thank you, change in presidential administrations!) before diving into the first segment of a three-part series about casino credit. Can’t miss, y’all!
In this brief solo show, Jason assumes full command whilst Tony galavants in Atlantic City. As such, you’ve been treated to a review of the new Rocky Patel Vintage 2006 San Andreas Toro. We’ve dropped in a long-ago-recorded segment about the MB Roland bourbon, a gift from Alastair. And then Jason invites you to get off his lawn with casino-game apps on your smartphone or tablet.
Jason and Tony wrap up their four-part “Drinking Whiskey” series with a review of common accessories and cocktails — accompanied by the hard-to-get but oh-so-tasty Old Ripy Batch 1 bourbon. Then Jason reviews the Enclave Churchill, an AJ Fernandez cigar, before diving into tips for using a video poker machine. *Machine* mind you — this isn’t a VP tutorial.