Grills and stogies were fired up last night for CigarBQue at the Blanc Denver events center in RiNo — but it wasn't too smoky to bear. The event combined cigars provided by Diamond Crown, small plates from top Denver chefs and craft cocktails from skilled mixologists. Guests enjoyed smoked meats and other tasty bites from Old Major, Blackbelly, Leña, Owlbear Barbecue, Bones, Globe Hall and Euclid Hall. Bartenders included Austin Carson of Mizuna, Adam Hodak of Bonanno Concepts, Merlin Mitchell of Green Russell, Alex Fulle of Prohibition and Jeffrey Petrello of Old Major.
Photographer Danielle Lirette fired up the camera for photos of the event. For more of CigarBQue, see our complete slideshow.