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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

Cool Down with Summer Cold Brews and Coffee Cocktails

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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

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

Meet the Farmer with David Lopez of El Socorro, Honduras

Meet the Farmer with David Lopez of El Socorro, Honduras

We were excited to welcome Honduran Coffee Farmer David Lopez to our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses and the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab as part of our “Meet the Farmer” series. David also visited the Ohio State University and Upper Arlington’s Barrington … 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

Second Crimson Cup Coffee House Opens in Dhaka, Bangladesh

Crimson Cup Coffee House Dhanmondi Dhaka Bangladesh

A big welcome to the second international Crimson Cup Coffee House in Dhaka, Bangladesh! It joins a sister store that opened less than a year ago in the city’s Banani area. The new coffee shop is located at House #275/d, Road 27, in the … Read More

Brewed Together: Crimson Cup Anthology Celebrates the Art of a Well-Brewed Cup

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We recently published “Brewed Together,” an anthology of java-inspired art, in collaboration with students at the Columbus College of Art and Design.  The 24 pages of colorful comics and illustrations explore the theme of enjoying well-brewed coffee – either alone or … Read More