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Cigars: Rebirth of Cremo Cigars, Rising From its Ashes

The original Cremo Cigar, an icon of early America and the most successful cigar brand of the early 20th century, made a commitment to providing their customers with value. The company which rose out of beautiful Manhattan, New York City attained the largest sales of any cigar in its class. The brand was also famously linked to musician Bing Crosby in the early days of Broadcasting Radio.

With a shift in the way cigars were made, factories moved south and all was lost… Now in the 21st century a new dawn awaits. After new buildings were built, and old ones were torn down, a piece of history remained. Now, that piece has been found. Walter Santiago, better known as “Lilo”, a native New Yorker, decided that this amazing company, a staple in the cigar world, should rise from its ashes.

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With the revival of Crémo, the tradition continues with taste and quality as well as class. This was found in El Titan de Bronze (ETB) cigar factory, makers of the “Redemption”, which has scored 88 in Cigar Aficionado and 90 in Cigar Snob. Lilo Santiago, along with ETB owner Sandy Cobas and Master Blender Willy Herrera (now with Drew Estate), created an ultra-boutique cigar of masterful construction and excellent flavor.

The factory located in Miami’s famed Calle 8, known best for its old school Cuban entubado techniques, is a family owned and operated “fabriquita” which employs level 9 rollers from Cuba, whom have worked for Cohiba, Romeo y Julieta, Corona and Partagas.  These torcedores (cigar rollers), like a painter to a canvas, handcraft each cigar with meticulous detail.

The days of early Manhattan may no longer be here, however a piece of those glorious days is back!  With class, style, and innovation we present to you the new Crémo Premium Cigar.

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An Ultra-Premium Boutique cigar for the smoker who wants more than a “mainstream” experience. We invite you to enjoy our well-balanced, yet complex smoke, and share in the enjoyment of our premium tobacco and masterful craftsmanship.

The Crémo Classic is made with long filler tobacco from the Dominican Republic and Nicaragua, perfectly aged to create an amazing balance of flavor. The binder is from Nicaragua, providing a rich accent to the filler. Last is the Habano wrapper, perfectly aged for a toasted and even appearance, which adds richness to the cigar. These elements blended together, and rolled perfectly, create a wonderful smoke. The cigar is rolled in the traditional Cuban style of tubing the filler (entubado) and finished with a triple cap. Such elements make this not only a cigar, but a Masterpiece!

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Excelsior (5 x 50)
Magnum Opus (5.75 x 46)
Intrepidus (6 x 52)

Wrapper: Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Dominican/Nicaragua


The Crémo Classic Maduro is a bold smoke, full of flavor. The Mexican San Andreas wrapper provides a rich pepper and smokey flavor. The Nicaraguan fillers give you hints of cherry, while adding flavors of coffee and chocolate. This smooth, rich, and bold cigar is fit for any smoker looking for full flavors.

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Excelsior (5 x 50)
Intrepidus (6 x 52)

Wrapper: Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Dominican/Nicaraguan


The Capa Caliente is a powerhouse, plain and simple. The beautiful cigar is wrapped in a wonderful Dark Habano wrapper. This gives this cigar a good kick of pepper. The Nicaraguan filler and binder provide oak, leather and red pepper. This cigar is full bodied, and for any smoker looking for strength.

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Robusto (5 x 50)
Toro (6 x 52)

Wrapper: Habano
Binder: Nicaragua
Filler: Dominican/Nicaragua

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