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Meet Our Cuppers: Steve Bayless, 7 Steps Trainer

Crimson Cup 7 Steps Trainer Steve Bayless

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

Ethiopian Sidamo Kellenso Wins 92 Score from the Coffee Review

Crimson Cup Ethiopian Sidamo Kellenso 92 Coffee Review

We’re proud to report that Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review recently gave our Ethiopian Sidamo Kellenso a score of 92! Reviewers described the handcrafted coffee as, “A crisply (and skillfully) light-roasted version of the fruit-and-brandy style of southern Ethiopia … Read More

Q Grader Jorge De Leon Visits Crimson Cup Coffee House, Weiland’s Market

Guatemalan Q Grader Jorge De Leon Ovalle at Crimson Cup Coffee House

We were excited to welcome our Guatemalan friend and Q Grader Jorge De Leon Ovalle to Columbus on Saturday, Feb. 15 for a pair of Clintonville coffee tastings. Jorge prepared samples of two Guatemalan coffees at Crimson Cup Coffee House … Read More

The Well Coffee House Serves Crimson Cup Coffee, Charity in Boston’s Historic South Station

The Well Coffee House Boston Featured

We’re excited to welcome another new member to the Crimson Cup family of independent coffee shops. Congratulations to Kevin and Christy Scott and Matt and Julie Love on the opening of The Well Coffee House! Thanks to them, travelers through … Read More

Crates Coffee House Joins Crimson Cup Community

Crates Coffee House Lake Orion Michigan

A big Crimson Cup welcome to Andrea Rank and her Crates Coffee House! This new member of our community of independent coffee shops opened Jan. 18 in Lake Orion, Michigan. Andrea is planning grand opening celebrations for March 11. Andrea knew … Read More

So You’ve Opened a Coffee Shop. Now What?

Greg Ubert, Founder and President, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

If you’ve recently opened a coffee shop, you might be wondering what to do next. With the hustle and bustle of the opening behind you, it’s easy to be lulled into a period of relative inactivity. As Greg observes in … Read More

Cuppa Austin in the News!

Cuppa Austin coffee house Austin, TX

Has it been almost a year already? It seems like yesterday that we were helping owners Alan and Michelle Stewart open their Cuppa Austin coffee shop at 9225 W. Parmer Lane in Austin, Texas. But that was February 2013. Since … Read More