Author Archives: Crimsoncup

Best Small-Business Growth Story of 2015

Metropreneur Columbus

Many thanks to Metropreneur Columbus, which named Crimson Cup its best small-business growth story of 2015. Here’s what writer Susan Post had to say: “This year it’s not an app or disruptive technology that takes the top spot as the … Read More

Meet the Farmer Coffee Tasting: Peru La Merced Mundo Pache with Julio Arevalo Tello

Julio Arevalo Tello and Brandon Bir Crimson Cup Coffee House Columbus Ohio

We recently kicked off “Meet the Farmer,” a series of coffee tastings by smallholder coffee farmers and cooperative managers at our Columbus-area coffee houses. “We believe that introducing some of the people who grow and process our coffee will give Columbus … Read More

Crimson Cup Seeks Out New Ethiopian Coffees, Farming Relationships

Brandon Bir with Ethiopian children

Ethiopia was the source of two of the three coffees we submitted for cupping as part of our winning Roaster of the Year application. Looking to the future, we want to discover new coffees and build relationships with Ethiopian coffee … Read More

Thrillist’s Top 21 Coffee Roasters

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We’re thrilled to be among the top 21 coffee roasters in the country, according to online food, drink and travel mag Thrillist. Crimson Cup is the only Columbus or Ohio coffee roaster to make the list. Thrillist staff writer Dan … Read More

Brandon Bir Named a Tasting Judge in Oaxacan Coffee Awards for Quality

Brandon Bir, Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager Brandon Bir has been named a final-round tasting judge for the Third Annual Oaxacan Coffee Awards for Quality. Brandon will evaluate the top 20 coffee samples in the third and final round of the competition … Read More

Celebrating Columbus’ National Number Ones

Crimson Cup among Columbus Foundation's National Number Ones

Crimson Cup Founder and President Greg Ubert was among the business and nonprofit leaders honored recently by The Columbus Foundation for being named the best in the United States for their accomplishments over the past year. Individuals and organizations were … Read More

April 21 Webinar: 7 Steps to Opening a Successful Coffee Shop

Crimson Cup webinar on how to open a coffee shop

Thinking about opening a coffee shop? Then you won’t want to miss our Seven Steps to Success webinar on Thursday, April 21 at 2 p.m. EST/11 a.m. PST. In this webinar, Crimson Cup will reveal the Seven Steps to long-term success … Read More