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Philip Ili Barake

The Warm Hour

Philip Ili Barake, Cigar Sommelier, will be pairing Pedro Ximénez Santa Ana Sherry, Imperial Series 1964 cigar and Botrán Reserve Rum.

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September 2014 Tobacco & Rum: Japanese Craft Pairing

Philip Ili Barake, Cigar Sommelier & writer for "Got Rum?" magazine, does his September 2014 pairing in Texas with Luis & Margaret Ayala, Publishers of "Got Rum?" magazine, and calls this pairing a "Japanese Craft Pairing". more »

Sep 18, 2014 Tobacco & Rum

August 2014 Tobacco & Rum: “Locos por los Cocos” (Crazy for Coconuts)

Philip Ili Barake, Cigar Sommelier & writer for "Got Rum?" magazine, pairs up a Arango Sportsman Vanilla 200s Cigar with Blue Chair Bay Coconut Spiced Rum and Sangster’s Old Jamaica Coconut Rum in the August 2014 issue of the magazine. more »

Aug 18, 2014 Tobacco & Rum

The July 2014 Tobacco & Rum Pairing by Philip Ili Barake in the "Got Rum?" magazine.

Photo by Danna Bordalí

July 2014 Tobacco & Rum: Limited 2013 Cigar Pairing

Philip Ili Barake, Cigar Sommelier & writer for "Got Rum?" magazine, pairs up a Limited Edition 2013 Romeo & Julieta Cigar “Romeo de Luxe” with a Ron Zacapa 2013 Reserva Limitada Rum in the July 2014 issue of the magazine. more »

Jul 23, 2014 Tobacco & Rum

June 2014 Tobacco & Rum: Number 15

Philip Ili Barake, Cigar Sommelier & writer for "Got Rum?" magazine, pairs up a Rocky Patel Fifteenth Anniversary Robusto Cigar with a Ron Varadero Añejo 15 year old rum in the June 2014 issue of the magazine. more »

Jun 19, 2014 Tobacco & Rum

Philip Ili Barake, Cigar Sommelier and contributing writer for "Got Rum?" magazine.

Photo by @Cigarili

April 2014 Tobacco & Rum: Cocktail Revolution

Philip Ili Barake, Cigar Sommelier & writer for "Got Rum?" magazine, reflects back to classic cocktails using Zacapa 23 for the Old Fashion and El Dorado Single Barrel EHP for the Manhattan. For this pairing he used H. Upmann’s Half Corona Cigar. more »

Apr 28, 2014 Tobacco & Rum

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