Coffee

Two Costa Rican Coffees Join Our Friend2Farmer Lineup

Crimson Cup Friend2Farmer Direct Trade Coffee

We’re excited to announce that La Minita Hacienda Rio Negro and La Minita El Conquistador have joined our Friend2Farmer® line of sustainably sourced beans. Sales will support worker education, environmental conservation and higher quality processing standards. During last year’s sourcing … Read More

Coffee Review Awards Outstanding 90 Score to Organic Bali Kintamani Natural

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We’re proud to report that our Organic Bali Kintamani Natural received an outstanding 90 score from Kenneth Davids and the Coffee Review. Reviewers described it as, “… an impressively lush, voluptuous coffee.” Coffee Review’s blind assessment of Organic Bali Kintamani … Read More

Competing for America’s Best Espresso

Crimson Cup to compete for America's Best Espresso

Later this week, Brandon Bir and Bob Cervas are headed to Coffee Fest New York to represent Crimson Cup in the America’s Best Espresso competition.  We’re one of 28 coffee roasters facing off in a tournament designed to find the … Read More

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

Upper Arlington Students Tour Roasting Facility, Learn About Global Coffee Markets

Barington Elementary students tour Crimson Cup roasting facility

We’re proud to be working with a group of fifth-grade students from Barrington Elementary for an in-depth social studies module that is connecting them with a remote Honduran coffee-growing community. In partnership with teacher Brian Shininger, we’re helping fifth graders … 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