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Brandon Bir Earns Q Grader License

Q Grader Brandon Bir Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Columbus Ohio

Congrats to Coffee Sourcing and Education Manager Brandon Bir on earning his Q Grader license from the Coffee Quality Institute! Brandon is now one of only 3,500 coffee professionals worldwide licensed to evaluate Arabica coffees. “We are all extremely proud … Read More

Jan Morton L.O.V.E. of Community Award Goes to Coffee Amici

Coffee Amici Findlay Ohio

We can’t think of anyone who better exemplifies coffee and community than the late Jan Morton, co-owner of the Book Cellar & Coffee Attic in Iowa Falls, Iowa. That’s why we created the Jan Morton L.O.V.E. of Community award. The … Read More

1991 Blend Commemorates 25 Years of Coffee and Community

1991 Blend Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea Columbus Ohio

In August 1991, The Fresh Prince was fresh, MS-DOS 5.0 was cutting-edge tech, fava beans were all the rage, and Greg Ubert roasted his first coffee beans. This week, the Founder and President of Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea kicked … Read More

Cool Down with Summer Cold Brews and Coffee Cocktails


With the weather heating up, it’s time to cool your java down. And, you don’t have to settle for plain iced coffee this summer. With our cold-brewed innovations, you can taste a different chill caffeinated thrill every day of the … Read More

Conversations Coffee Bar in Wylie, Texas Joins Crimson Cup Community

Conversations Coffee Bar Wylie Texas

Welcome to Conversations Coffee Bar in Wylie, Texas – the newest addition to our Crimson Cup family of independent coffee houses. This high-end specialty coffee bar is located at 304 N Ballard Ave. in the historical district of downtown Wylie, Texas. … Read More

Learn About Hand-Pour Coffee Brewing July 26

Hand Pour Coffee Brewing Course Columbus Ohio

Looking to up your coffee game? Then learn the art and science of hand-pour coffee brewing in Crimson Cup’s Coffee Brewing 701 class. The class takes place Tuesday, July 26 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Crimson Cup Innovation … Read More

2016 Military Coffee Drive

Crimson Cup military coffee drive

Time to support the troops! Our annual Military Coffee Drive takes place June 27 – July 3. For every 12-ounce bag of coffee purchased at our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Clintonville and Upper Arlington, we’ll send a bag of fresh-roasted … Read More