Tag Archives: Gentleman

Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon

Bird Dog Kentucky Bourbon This is a new bourbon for me – and since I like to try new things and maintain new experiences, that gives it an automatic plus in my book. With Bird Dog, the color is a … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Casa Cuba Cigar Review

Casa Cuba – robusto Dominican Republic The pre-light feel and aroma of the Casa Cuba is soft and oily, with a bit of a give to it. Smells of aged tobacco, leather, and soft earth. The Casa Cuba Lights up … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Notes on the BREXIT

I wish I could say that I saw this coming, but I truthfully did not. I feel for the British people, and I understand where they are coming from, but I did not think that the vote would swing toward … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Plans for the Future

So here I am again, with an unacceptably long hiatus between now and my last post, and a considerable about of time between that one and the one before it. I enjoy writing. I enjoy the subjects that I choose … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Drew Estate Undercrown

Drew Estate Undercrown This is a cigar that I have reviewed several times and I am fond of. I don’t want to go back through my old posts to see if I have written on it before for a number … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Military Used to be so Fashionable. What Happened?

The military used to be so fashionable. What happened? I’m not being sarcastic either. Brooks Brothers was tailoring uniforms for officers long before they made a suit for the President. Burberry’s ubiquitous trench coat was first made for the British … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wine Series: 2006 Monte De Oro Cabernet Sauvignon

A continuation of my attempts to digitize and publish the handwritten remarks in my wine books. Yes, I have wine books. Yes, I use them. They force me to think about what I’m drinking rather than just knock it back. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Cinco De Mayo! (Plus Tequila Review)

As Cinco de Mayo draws to a close I feel I would be remiss in not making at least some note of it… especially considering I currently find myself in Southern California, where the Mexican holiday has no small amount … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bespoke Suits and tailoring in the United States

I saw this article a few days ago and I found it really interesting: Want a Custom Suit? Good Luck Finding a Tailor!  – without reading through it line by line, the article discusses how the art of fine tailoring … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How I smoke, or, The Art of Smoking a Cigar

What do I look for when I smoke a cigar? How do I evaluate it? I have had some questions recently as to how I rate or evaluate the cigars that I smoke, and overall, what I look for in … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment