We review the Coppercraft Distillery straight bourbon whiskey, which Jason fixes with the artisanal Jason’s Fire Extinguisher No. 1 cocktail. Then Jason smokes the Rocky Patel Aged, Limited & Rare as a lead-in to refreshing your memory about cigar shapes. We wrap up with a discussion about picking casino games based on house advantage.
We set the stage for podcasting excellence with a dram of The Sexton Single-Malt Irish Whiskey before segueing into reviews of the Gurkha Cellar Reserve 18-year and Rocky Patel Vintage 1990 cigars. We then explore the meaning of cigar-wrapper colors. Also on deck: A review of the recently expanded Gun Lake Casino, a tribal facility in Allegan County, Michigan.
After discussing the SCOTUS ruling on PASPA, we sip the tasty Trinidad Sour cocktail and reflect on the U.S. trend away from domestic mass-produced beer consumption. Then Tony shares his experience with the Rocky Patel Vintage 2006 San Andreas cigar, followed by Jason’s notes about the Macanudo Inspirado White. We wrap it up with some ideas for what to take with you to the casino if you’re going to enjoy several premium hand-rolled cigars.
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.
Tony’s back from Atlantic City! In this show, we start with a listener call and a listener email, then we sip Dow’s ruby and tawny ports. From there, Tony shares his disappointing experience with a Rocky Patel Sungrown Maduro cigar while Jason riffs about the Kristoff Habano Churchill. We wrap up with a legal-beagle segment about a U.S. Supreme Court cast around legalizing sports betting in New Jersey. Plus outtakes!
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 embark upon the third of our four-beer Tour of Europe, this time stopping in Bavaria for a sample of the Weihenstephaner Original premium bavaricum. Then Tony offers a redux review of the Davidoff 2000 followed by Jason’s satisfying encounter with the Rocky Patel Fifty Five. We then circle back with Tony’s travel tips — especially helpful if you’re a n00b traveler.
In this exciting but somewhat stitched-together Frankenpodcast, Jason and Tony sip the Godmother cocktail while pontificating about the Rocky Patel Zen by Nish Patel and the Gurkha Cellar Reserve Hedonism cigars. Then your gurus of gambling review the sad case of Jan Flatto, whose friend pushed the button on a slot machine — and then walked away with a $100k jackpot.
We drink authentic rum, we smoke a couple cigars and we discuss Vegas!
This is an abbreviated show, we leave out the gaming segment this week. That said, we drink the Crown Royal Canadian Rye, as well as discuss it in Jim Murray’s Whiskey Bible 2017. Then we review two cigars, Rocky Patel Royale Connecticut & Nat Sherman 85th Anniversary.