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Smoketales: a Cigar and Whiskey Pairing

  • Cappelli Brothers Cigar Company 211 South 13th St. Philadelphia, PA 19107 USA (map)


Join us for a unique smoking and imbibing experience guided by Spirit Forward and MBombay that features two premium products— WhistlePig Rye Whiskey and MBombay's Kesara Pyramid Cigar. Sure to be a relaxing night of refined luxury and casual conversation with masters of spirits and cigars lending their voices throughout this intimate pairing of indulgences.

MBombay's Kesara Pyramid - a complex cigar with a story - is a truly one-of-a-kind experience sure to excite any level of cigar enthusiast. It shares a name with cigars made all over the world, but the MBombay shape is virtually unique in the modern-day cigar maker’s range. Pyramids offer the ability to create big flavor from a larger girth that tapers to a comfortable size, at the same time seeming to concentrate these same flavors throughout the course of the experience. We are extremely excited to announce one of Cigar Aficionado’s founding members, George Brightman, will be presenting this extraordinary cigar.

Simultaneously, Spirit Forward - lead by one of Philadelphia's premier craft drink makers, Dan Hamm - will guide guests through the Pyramid’s transformative smoking process by pairing its flavor evolution with three smoke-infused cocktails, featuring WhistlePig Rye Whiskey, that showcase both products’ versatility. In 2010, WhistlePig Rye was awarded Wine Enthusiast’s highest rating for a rye- ever. Aged for at least 10 years, its high proof is balanced by its unique double-barrel process. Brand Steward, Mira Bhakta, will also be present to discuss its history and lead a tasting of this nationally acclaimed rye.

Enjoy an additional complimentary MBombay cigar and stay for the Cappelli after party!  A special food menu from neighboring Pizzeria Cappelli will be available following the event.

Earlier Event: March 13
Brewer's Plate 2016
Later Event: April 15
NOSHHH Craft Food & Drink Showcase