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2013 in the Rear View Mirror

Crimson Cup Master Roaster Dave Rochus

A look back at 2013 through highlight videos are always fun! We enjoyed pulling this together to remind us of all of the awesome things we had the opportunity to do and share this year… 8 Featured Drink Promotions, some … Read More

Last-Minute Gifts for Coffee Lovers

Handcrafted coffee and hand-brewing systems make great gifts for coffee-lovers

Looking for last minute gifts? Columbus Underground has some great ideas, including hand-thrown, Ohio-made pottery mugs from Crimson Cup Coffee House and our new single-serve coffee capsules. Handcrafted coffees paired with hand-brewing systems make great gifts for coffee lovers. The … Read More

Our New Single-Serve Coffee Capsules

Crimson Cup Single Serve Coffee Capsules

Have a single-serve coffee brewing system? Now, you can enjoy our coffee-house-quality java at home! Our new single-serve coffee capsules are designed to work with major home brewing systems. Each package contains 10 capsules of our handcrafted coffee in one … Read More

Meet Our Cuppers: Dave Eldridge

Dave Eldridge in Antigua, Guatemala

So what is a cupper, you ask? At Crimson Cup, it’s someone who lives for coffee. Many of our Cuppers have invested long hours – in some cases, years – in learning to objectively assess the quality of coffee. Each … Read More

Business Plan Basics: Determining Your Breakeven Point

Greg Ubert, founder and president, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Dreaming about opening a coffee shop? Then it’s in your best interest to master business fundamentals such as writing a business plan and calculating your breakeven point. As Greg observes in a recent issue of CoffeeTalk magazine: “Most coffee shop … Read More

The One-Day Coffee Shop Business Plan

Writing a business plan is an essential step in opening a coffee shop. But if you’re like many new entrepreneurs, you view the process of developing a plan with reluctance. As a result, you may drag out the process, making … Read More

Barista Camp

Crafted by: Brandon Bir “Leadership and learning are indispensable to each other” – JFK The pursuit to learn more about what we do, and what others are doing, led me to the Barista Guild’s Barista Camp in Palm Springs, California … Read More