Tea

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

The Stand-Crafted Approach

Fresh Cup magazine recently interviewed our own Brandon Bir about the handcrafted pour-over stands he’s created for our Crimson Cup Coffee House. Editor Chris Ryan writes, “Once an owner opts to go with a pour-over program, the decision of what … Read More

Crimson Cup Introduces Matcha Madness Green Tea

Crimson Cup Matcha Green Tea

Now, Crimson Cup customers can enjoy Matcha green tea, the oldest and finest variety of green tea from Japan. The mother of all Japanese green tea, Matcha has been used as a meditational drink by Zen Buddhist monks for more … Read More

22 Ways to Reuse Coffee Grounds and Tea Bags

The Crimson Cup team has tried most of the common uses for used coffee grounds, such as composting them into new soil. But even we were surprised by some of the creative ideas in this article from Mother Nature Network: … Read More

Coffee and Green Tea May Lower Diabetes Risk

Green Tea and Coffee

Great news for coffee and tea drinkers! The American Diabetes Association says  people who drink coffee and green tea appear less likely to develop type 2 diabetes. Several studies over the past few years support this conclusion. In 2011, UCLA … Read More

Easy Tea for Two with the Teaze Infuser

At Crimson Cup, we’re all about finding great new ways to enjoy coffee and tea. So we were excited to find the Teaze Infuser, a patented, hassle-free way to brew loose-leaf tea. Stylishly made from medical-grade, BPA-free plastic and a … Read More

Reading the Leaves: The Legendary Origins of Tea

According to Arab folklore, coffee was discovered by dancing goats several hundred years ago. But tea — the world’s most popular beverage aside from water — has a longer and more genteel history. Chinese folklore credits Emperor Shen Nong with … Read More