Coffee+Community

Meet our Cuppers: Chris Shegitz, Coffee Quality Technician

Chris Shegitz, Coffee Quality Technician, Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

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

Kave Coffee Bar in Barberton, Ohio Joins Crimson Cup Community

Crimson Cup Kave Coffee Bar Featured

We’re proud to welcome another new business to our growing community of independent coffee houses, cafés and bakeries. The Kave Coffee Bar and Nine Muses Art Gallery held its grand opening July 25 at 584 W. Tuscarawas St. in Barberton, … Read More

Welcome to Lorraine’s Coffee and Music

Lorraine's Coffee and Music Garner North Carolina

With “That’s Kentucky,” Bluegrass performer Lorraine Jordan and her band Carolina Road currently have the number-one bluegrass song in the country. And, with the opening of Lorraine’s Coffee House and Music at 101 Timber Pointe Lane, the longtime resident hopes … Read More

Trekking to Honduras with Ohio State Students

Crimson Cup leads Ohio State on trek to Honduran coffee farm

At Crimson Cup, we’re passionate about creating stronger communities – both locally and internationally. One of the ways we do so is by sponsoring cross-cultural exchanges between coffee lovers and coffee growers. Recently, Greg Ubert and Dave Eldridge guided a … Read More

Make Dad’s Day with Hand-Pour Coffee

Hand-pour coffee from Crimson Cup Coffee & Tea

Nothing says love on Father’s Day like a handmade gift. If Dad’s a java junkie, why not make his day with a handcrafted cup of delicious hand-pour coffee? With some inexpensive home-brewing equipment and a little practice, it’s easier than … Read More

New Charlie Foxtrot Coffee to Benefit Veterans and their Families

Charlie Foxtrot coffee benefits disabled American veterans

Giving back to U.S. troops and veterans is an ongoing effort for Crimson Cup. That’s why we’re proud to join forces with Charlie Foxtrot Founders Alvin E. Burzynski and Rick Isbell to launch Charlie Foxtrot Coffee. This patriotic new coffee … Read More

Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House Celebrates One-Year Anniversary

Leos Donuts and Coffee House Radcliff Kentucky logo

Congratulations to Terry and Andra Shortt, who celebrated the one-year anniversary of Leo’s Donuts and Coffee House on April 22. The coffee-and-donut shop opened after completing our Seven Steps to Success coffee franchise alternative program. Leo’s features an espresso bar, fresh … Read More