New releases continued to hit retailers’ shelves in November 2011 – including a couple of highly anticipated releases.  From a personal standpoint, it probably was one of the better months for smokes I have had in sometime.  Let’s take a look at what happened this month.

New Releases

Assessments Conducted

As mentioned there were a lot of smokes this month.  Here are the highlights of some of the more well known ones:

Other Announcements

Our friends at Cigar Brief got word that Rocky Patel has relaunched the Winter Collection.  It is arriving on retailers shelves in December.


H.R. 1639 / S. 1461 continues to be the focus around the battle against the Pleasure Police.   This month saw S 1461 start to gain some momentum as Senator Louisiana Mary Landrieu sign on a co-sponsor.  This was followed in early December by Tennessee Senator Lamar Alexander signing on.  As for the House bill, HR 1639 – the number of legislators as co-sponsors is now at 126