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Learn About Coffee, Roasting and Hand-Pour Brewing at the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab

We’re thrilled to open up our new Innovation Lab to coffee aficionados as well as baristas and coffee shop owners. Columbus coffee lovers can learn more about their favorite drink and improve their java skills in our three introductory courses. The series kicks … Read More

A Successful 2015 and Promising New Year

Crimson Cup racked up record growth in 2015. We opened a new roasting facility, traveled over 25,000 miles to source coffee and tea at origin and won local and national acclaim, including Roast magazine 2016 Macro Roaster of the Year. We … Read More

Welcome to our Innovation Lab!

After months of planning and construction, the Crimson Cup Innovation Lab is ready for action. Hundreds of Crimson Cup customers, community supporters, members of the local business community and local media joined us for our Open House in Friday, January … Read More

Seeking New Coffees, Direct Trade Relationships in Indonesia

Crimson Cup Coffee Buyer Dave Eldridge examines Sumatran coffee

Coffee Buyers Dave Eldridge and Brandon Bir recently returned from a sourcing trip to the island of Sumatra, Indonesia. Their goal was to discover new coffees and find ways to support small farmers through our Friend2Farmer direct trade program. “We travel to … Read More

Introducing Our Hopped Holiday Nitro Cold Brew, Seasonal Craft Coffee Cocktail

Seasonal craft coffee cocktail at Crimson Cup Coffee House

We’re ringing in the season with two craft coffee cold brews. Hopped Holiday Nitro and Seasonal Craft Coffee Cocktail are available for a limited time exclusively at our Crimson Cup Coffee Houses in Clintonville and Upper Arlington. We developed these cold … Read More

Ohio Made Awards 2016 Ohio Small Business of the Year

Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea was named 2016 Ohio Small Business of the Year

We’ve been named Ohio Small Business of the Year in the first ever Ohio Made Awards sponsored by the Ohio Creative Collective! “Since I love Ohio, receiving the Ohio Made OHIO Small Business of the Year award is a huge … Read More

Introducing Guatemalan Antigua Pacamara

Crimson Cup Guatemalan Antigua Pacamara coffee

We’re excited to announce that Guatemalan Antigua Pacamara has joined our Friend2Farmer line of direct trade coffees.This fully washed, patio-dried coffee is arguably one of the finest in Central America. This coffee is grown at an elevation of 5,100 feet on a … Read More