Podcast 85: Special Edition w/ @CigarScotch Podcast; Caol Ila 12-year; Alec Bradley Prensado; Grand River Cigar Co.

Join us on an über-exciting voyage of podcasting excellence as the VLO boys record remotely from Grand River Cigar in Grand Rapids, Mich. Jason and Tony are joined by Jon and Dan of the Cigars and Scotch podcast, with special guest appearances by Robin Day of Grand River Cigar (co-owner) and Rick Reinstein (sidekick extraordinaire and honorary VLO intern). The free-wheelin’ conversation includes reviews of the Caol Ila 12-year single malt Scotch whisky, the Alec Bradley Prensado (Gordo) and various stories that will warm the cockles of your shriveled souls. Can’t miss!

Podcast 67: Politics of Casino Tax Revenue; Smoke Shop Event; Tony’s Three-Scotch Taste Test

Jason and Tony discuss the politics of opening casinos to augment state/local budgets (with an eye toward a major referendum in Michigan this Movember). Then Jason shares the tale of cigar-related fun at a recent Xicar event at Grand River Cigar in Grand Rapids, Mich., before relaying Tony’s “still very newbie” comparative reaction to samples of Glenmorangie Nectar d’Or, Oban 15 and Glenrothes Select Reserve.